By Anton Bitel
The director’s short experimental feature, Lux Æterna, plays like a panic attack before reaching a rapturous crescendo.
This aimless and thin family portrait set in ’80s Paris is boosted by an affecting turn from Charlotte Gainsbourg.
Mexican cine-sadist Michel Franco returns with another cravenly bleak drama about life as a pageant of eternal suffering.
Julianne Moore, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Indya Moore appear in the nine-minute experiment.
A bizarre choice of opening film for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, but also an invigorating and impulsive one too.