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.
A conscientious objector finds salvation in Terrence Malick’s sublime World War Two-era romance.
By Tom Bond
Werner Herzog takes a sideways look at modern romance through the lens of Japan’s performance industry.
Corneliu Porumboiu’s melodious crime comedy takes the Romanian New Wave to exotic new climes.
Diao Yinan cements his status as a master filmmaker with another ingenious crime epic.
Episodes four and five of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon series are filled with seedy, neon-soaked promise.
By Ella Kemp
Teenage heartache and Haitian voodoo culture come to the fore in Bertrand Bonello’s spiritual folk horror.
A new species of plant poses a threat to humanity in Jessica Hausner’s quietly chilling sci-fi.
Elton John gets the paint-by-numbers biopic treatment in this jumble of troubled-genius clichés.
Mati Diop’s accomplished first feature blends social commentary and magical realism in present-day Dakar.
Ken Loach and Paul Laverty return to Cannes with another bitter requiem for the working class.
By Elena Lazic
Ladj Ly’s gritty portrait of suburban Paris tips its hat to La Haine and Do the Right Thing.
By Ella Kemp
Jean Dujardin is dressed to kill in director Quentin Dupieux’s pitch-black sartorial satire.
In a secluded Brazilian village, tradition and modernity collide with bizarre, hyperviolent results.
Jim Jarmusch takes aim at the ills of capitalism in this star-studded smalltown zombie comedy.