PARIS - Twenty films will go head to head in the race for the Palme d’Or at the May 15-26 Cannes Film Festival.

Here are the films chosen to compete before the jury headed by US director Steven Spielberg, with English titles where cited by organisers:

Un Chateau en Italie, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi

Inside Llewyn Davis, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Michael Kohlhaas, Arnaud Despallieres

Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian), Arnaud Desplechin

Heli, Amat Escalante

Le Passe, Asghar Farhadi

The Immigrant, James Gray

Grigris, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Tian Zhu Ding (A Touch of Sin), Jia Zhangke

Soshite Chichi Ni Naru (Like Father, Like Son), Hirokazu Kore-Eda

La Vie d’Adele, Abdellatif Kechiche

Wara No Tate (Shield of Straw), Takashi Miike

Jeune et Jolie, Francois Ozon

Nebraska, Alexander Payne

La Venus a la Forrure, Roman Polanski

Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh

La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty), Paolo Sorrentino

Borgman, Alex van Warmerdam

Only God Forgives, Nicolas Winding Refn

Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch