Cannes Film Festival

Family Romance, LLC – first look review

By Tom Bond

Werner Herzog takes a sideways look at modern romance through the lens of Japan’s performance industry.

The Whistlers – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Corneliu Porumboiu’s melodious crime comedy takes the Romanian New Wave to exotic new climes.

The Wild Goose Lake – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Diao Yinan cements his status as a master filmmaker with another ingenious crime epic.

Too Old to Die Young – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Episodes four and five of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon series are filled with seedy, neon-soaked promise.

Zombi Child – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Teenage heartache and Haitian voodoo culture come to the fore in Bertrand Bonello’s spiritual folk horror.

Little Joe – first look review

By Adam Woodward

A new species of plant poses a threat to humanity in Jessica Hausner’s quietly chilling sci-fi.

Pain and Glory – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Pedro Almodóvar bares all in this affecting portrait of a filmmaker reconciling his past triumphs and tragedies.

Atlantique – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Mati Diop’s accomplished first feature blends social commentary and magical realism in present-day Dakar.

Sorry We Missed You – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Ken Loach and Paul Laverty return to Cannes with another bitter requiem for the working class.

Les Misérables – first look review

By Elena Lazic

Ladj Ly’s gritty portrait of suburban Paris tips its hat to La Haine and Do the Right Thing.

Deerskin – first look review

By Ella Kemp

Jean Dujardin is dressed to kill in director Quentin Dupieux’s pitch-black sartorial satire.

Bacarau – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

In a secluded Brazilian village, tradition and modernity collide with bizarre, hyperviolent results.

The Dead Don’t Die – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Jim Jarmusch takes aim at the ills of capitalism in this star-studded smalltown zombie comedy.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood added to Cannes line-up

By Adam Woodward

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, will receive its world premiere at the festival.

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.

Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick headline 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s Official Selection features new works from Jim Jarmusch, Bong Joon-ho and Jessica Hausner.

The Dead Don’t Die to open the 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Jim Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie comedy will receive its world premiere on 14 May.

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