By Ed Frankl
Melina León’s Song Without a Name and Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse were among our highlights of this year’s Quinzaine.
Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman hits the road, but home follows close behind.
Adèle Exarchopoulos and Virginie Efira star in this trite psychodrama from writer/director Justine Triet.
A welcome dose of crooked cops and violent crims spices up the dying days of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
Dino Buzzati’s 1945 children’s novel is transformed into a wonderful animated allegory.
By Ella Kemp
Gael García Bernal directs this sorry parable about a pair of criminalised teenage clowns.
Xavier Dolan returns to his Québécois roots in this soulful ballad about male friendship and unspoken desire.
Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.
Quentin Tarantino knocks it out of the park with this personal love letter to LA, in all its dirty sexy glory.
By Beth Webb
Bruno Dumont’s sequel to his musical portrait of a young Joan of Arc is endurance cinema at its most epic.
Isabelle Huppert gives a gentle tour de force in Ira Sachs’ existential Portuguese getaway.
By Tom Bond
Ferrara digs deep into his personal life to deliver a moving character study starring Willem Dafoe.
The Dardenne brothers’ latest focuses on a young Islamic extremist with a deadly mission.
Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe are on top form in Robert Eggers’ stark maritime nightmare.
A painter falls in love with her subject in Céline Sciamma’s masterfully composed period piece.
The team behind Amy and Senna tackle the highs and lows of a controversial footballing icon.
By Iana Murray
Christophe Honoré gives the romantic comedy genre a shot in the arm in this portrait of spousal strife.