Her performance as Princess Diana has positioned Stewart as this year’s awards season front-runner.
This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.
Kristen Stewart excels in this psychological portrait of Princess Diana, but a heavy-handed script lets things down.
They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.
She’s playing the late People’s Princess in Pablo Larraín’s upcoming biopic Spencer.
A dancer goes on the warpath in Pablo Larraín’s scorching survey of love and family in modern-day Chile.
A young street dancer deals with a family trauma in a very unique way in Pablo Larraín’s enigmatic stunner.
Céline Sciamma, Marielle Heller and Athina Rachel Tsangari are all heading to the capital this October.
James Gray and Noah Baumbach will be joined on the Lido by Steven Soderbergh, Roy Andersson and Haifaa al-Mansour.
Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?
From The Colour of Pomegranates to A Quiet Passion, seek out these fascinating portraits of verse-makers.
By Eve Watling
The Chilean filmmaker is set to adapt the true-story of post-9/11 “Arab Slayer” Mark Anthony Stroman.
Pablo Larraín returns to his political roots with a fascinating biopic of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
By Dan Einav
The Jackie director returns to his cultural roots with a biography of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
Natalie Portman gives a stunning central performance in this emotional portrait of the iconic First Lady.
Check out this selection of upcoming cinematic treasures we’re excited to see over the next six months.