Directors’ Fortnight

Paris Memories – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Alice Winocour draws on her brother’s experiences of the 2015 Bataclan attack to create a drama about recovering from trauma.

Fogo Fatuo – first-look review

By Charles Bramesco

A man on his deathbed recounts his youth as a firefighter in João Pedro Rodrigues’ striking queer feature.

Falcon Lake – first-look review

By Steph Green

First-time director Charlotte Le Bon draws out sweet performances from her young co-stars in this idyllic coming-of-ager.

Enys Men – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Mark Jenkin’s follow-up to 2019’s beloved Bait is the haunting tale of lonely botanist that offers audiovisual thrills a-plenty.

One Fine Morning – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Léa Seydoux plays a struggling single mother in a drama that’s not to Mia Hansen-Løve’s usual lofty standards.

Mark Jenkin and Mia Hansen-Løve will unveil new films at the 54th Directors’ Fortnight

By David Jenkins

They’ll be joined by fellow luminaries Alex Garland and Pietro Marcello when the Quinzaine returns to Cannes next month.

Cannes sidebars officially cancel their 2020 editions

By Charles Bramesco

The pandemic has prompted the Directors’ Fortnight, Critics’ Week and Acid festivals to set their sights on 2021.

Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse to premiere at the 51st Directors’ Fortnight

By Adam Woodward

The American director’s Robert Pattinson-starring horror is heading to Cannes.

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