The film Restless by Gus Van Sant will open Un Certain Regard, section of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival on May 12.
Produced by Columbia Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and 360 Pictures, the film examines the relationship of two teenagers, played by Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hooper.
Gus Van Sant received the Palme d’or in 2003 for Elephant and the 60th anniversary award for Paranoid Park (2007). His first nomination at the Festival de Cannes was in 1995 for To Die For.
Un Certain Regard chooses close to twenty films each year for its official selection.
The president of the jury, Emir Kusturica, will present the Prize Un Certain Regard on May 21.