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LATEST CANNES HEADLINES

Callas

Svensk closes deals on nine Cannes titles

2-Jun-2015 | By Jorn Rossing Jensen

Films include Ewan McGregor’s directorial debut, biopic Callas starring Noomi Rapace and Nick Park animation Early Man.

Louder Than Bombs

Cannes: 'Louder Than Bombs' sold to 90+ territories

29-May-2015 | By

Joachim Trier’s family drama played in Competition at Cannes.

IFC Films acquires ‘Tale Of Tales’

28-May-2015 | By

The post-Cannes acquisitions trickle continues as IFC announced it has picked up US rights from Hanway Films to Matteo Garrone’s Competition premiere.

Green Room

Picturehouse, Altitude acquire Jeremy Saulnier’s 'Green Room'

28-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: US director’s follow-up to Blue Ruin stars Patrick Stewart as a white supremacist and played at Cannes.

‘The Lobster’ tops Cannes winners social media buzz

28-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE INFOGRAPHIC: Mad Max: Fury Road and Carol top films overall.

Cannes: Soda Pictures acquire Nordic film slate for UK

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Titles include Competition film Louder Than Bombs and Un Certain Regard winner Rams.

Proimágenes Colombia chief hails Cannes success

26-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The head of Colombia’s film support body has praised the success of national films in Cannes after one the most triumphant years ever for Latin American cinema.

The Orchard acquires ‘Louder Than Bombs’

26-May-2015 | By

Joachim Trier’s drama has become the latest Cannes selection to find a North American home.

Kino Lorber gets ‘The Measure Of A Man’

26-May-2015 | By

The distributor has acquired US and Canadian rights to Stephane Brizé’s recent Cannes Competition selection starring the festival’s freshly minted best actor Vincent Lindon.

The Fourth Direction

SFG takes Cannes title 'The Fourth Direction' for Canada

25-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The film was the first ever Punjabi-language to feature in a competitve section of the festival.

Disorder

Edge acquires Cannes title 'Disorder'

25-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Scandinavia rights snapped up to film starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger.

Cannes: Jacques Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or

24-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser, Tiffany Pritchard

Other winners include Son Of Saul, The Assassin, Chronic, The Lobster, The Measure Of A Man, Carol and Mon Roi.

Cannes 2015 jury

Cannes 2015 jury tried to "balance out" awards

24-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser, Tiffany Pritchard

Co-president Ethan Coen said the jury tried to “balance out” the awards while Jake Gyllenhaal addresses “controlled suicide”.

Carol The Assassin

Cannes: Screen's final Jury Grid topped by 'Carol', 'The Assassin'

24-May-2015 | By Fionnuala Halligan

Screen’s jury of international critics finished the festival tied in their appreciation of Carol and The Assassin, ahead of the award of the Palme d’Or.

Cannes Marche

Cannes 2015: deals round-up

24-May-2015

The biggest deals of this year’s Cannes Marché du Film and how the Competition titles sold throughout the festival.

Cannes Un Certain Regard winners 2015

Cannes: ‘Rams’ wins Un Certain Regard prize

23-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other prizes awarded to Dalibor Matanic’s The High Sun, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey to the Shore and Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure.

Son of Saul

Cannes: ‘Son of Saul’, 'Masaan', 'Paulina' win Fipresci prizes

23-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other prizes go to My Mother, Masaan and Paulina.

Embrace Of The Serpent

Cannes: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ wins at Directors’ Fortnight

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other winners include Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang.

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CANNES REVIEWS

'Macbeth': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Justin Kurzel. UK/Aus, 2015, 113 mins

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COMPETITION BLOG

Cannes 2015: Competition Blog

Fionnuala Halligan blogs on the Cannes Competition titles straight from the Palais.

Carol The Assassin

Cannes: Screen's final Jury Grid topped by 'Carol', 'The Assassin'

Screen’s jury of international critics finished the festival tied in their appreciation of Carol and The Assassin, ahead of the award of the Palme d’Or.

CANNES DAILIES

Screen Cannes 2015 Daily 8

Cannes 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s latest daily magazine from the 68th Cannes Film Festival here.

VIDEO

Talking Point at the UK Film Centre Inside Festival Programming

Talking Point at the UK Film Centre: Inside Festival Programming Video

Sundance’s John Cooper and Karlovy Vary’s Ivana Novotná were among the speakers discussing how to choose the right international festival for your film.

Talking Point at the UK Film Centre: The Difficult Second Film

Talking Point at the UK Film Centre: The Difficult Second Film Video

United Talent Agency’s Bec Smith and director Caradog James were among the speakers discussing how post-first feature directors can make the leap to an international career.

Talent Talk at the UK Film Centre: 'Carol' Video

Number 9 Films’ Elizabeth Karlsen and Killer Films’ Christine Vachon discuss their collaboration on Todd Haynes’ much-anticipated Competition film.  

CANNES MARKET BUZZ

Cannes Market Buzz 2015

Cannes 2015: Market Buzz

Screen’s essential guide to the hottest titles coming to market at Cannes.

CANNES PRODUCT GUIDE

Screen Cannes Bumper 2015

Cannes 2015: Bumper Product Guide

Read Screen International’s Cannes Marche bumper product guide.

INTERVIEWS

Krisha

Trey Edward Shults, 'Krisha'

22-May-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Trey Edward Shults talks about making his debut feature made with his mother and aunt.

Les Cowboys

Thomas Bidegain, 'Cowboys'

22-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

French screenwriter Thomas Bidegain - who debuted his first feature Cowboys in Directors’ Fortnight this Cannes - talks about his long and winding route to the director’s chair.

Radu Muntean, 'One Floor Below'

19-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Romanian director Radu Munteans talks about his latest feature One Floor Below, which has just premiered in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard

Alice Winocour

Alice Winocour, 'Disorder'

18-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Alice Winocour’s action horror-thriller Disorder, starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger, premiered in Un Certain Regard (Indie Sales is selling).

Valérie Donzelli

Valérie Donzelli, 'Marguerite and Julien'

17-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

The French director talks to Melanie Goodfellow about her fifth film, premiering In Competition at Cannes.

Shin Su-won

Shin Su-won, 'Madonna'

17-May-2015 | By

Korean director Shin Su-won is following up her second feature fiction film Pluto - a gritty high school thriller that won a Special Mention at the 2013 Berlinale - with Madonna in Un Certain Regard.

Jonas Carpignano

Jonas Carpignano, 'Mediterranea'

17-May-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Italian-American film-maker Jonas Carpignano returns to Cannes with Critics’ Week entry Mediterranea.

Simon Baker

Simon Baker talks directorial debut, 'Breath'

15-May-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Fresh from the completion of TV drama The Mentalist, Simon Baker made a swift stop-over in Cannes to discuss his next big feat - the directorial debut of Breath.

Maiwenn

Maiwenn, 'Mon Roi'

15-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Actress and director Maïwenn hits the red carpet this Sunday with her Palme d’Or contender Mon Roi, a searing tale of a passionate but dysfunctional relationship co-starring Vincent Cassel and Emmanuelle Bercot.

Magnus von Horn

Magnus von Horn, 'The Here After'

15-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

The Sweden-born, Poland-based director talks about his debut feature in Directors Fortnight.

Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos, 'The Lobster'

14-May-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Anticipated Cannes Competition entry The Lobster marks Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ English-language debut after acclaimed 2009 Un Certain Regard title Dogtooth and 2011 drama Alps.

Grimur Hakonarson

Grimur Hákonarson, Rams

14-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

The Icelandic director talks about his Un Certain Regard selection, set in a remote farming community.

Emmanuelle Bercot

Emmanuelle Bercot , 'Standing Tall (Le Tete Haute)'

13-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

French actress and director Emmanuelle Bercot’s Standing Tall (La Tete Haute) opens the festival today (Elle Driver handles sales). The gritty social drama follows a young delinquent as he makes his way through France’s juvenile justice system.

Gabriel Clarke

Gabriel Clarke, 'Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans'

13-May-2015 | By

A new documentary from British directors Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna explores the film that “almost destroyed” Steve McQueen. Clarke talks to Geoffrey Macnab about the making of ‘Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans’

Amy Winehouse

'Amy': a delicate balance

12-May-2015 | By Matt Mueller

Crafting an illuminating documentary about Amy Winehouse required sensitive diplomatic skills and nerves of steel. Director Asif Kapadia and producer James Gay-Rees tell Matt Mueller about the challenges

Macbeth Justin Kurzel Marion Cotillard

Justin Kurzel, 'Macbeth'

12-May-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Australian film-maker Justin Kurzel explains to Andreas Wiseman why following his chilling debut Snowtown with Shakespeare’s Scottish tragedy Macbeth worked out to be the ‘perfect storm’.

Joachim Trier

Joachim Trier, 'Louder Than Bombs'

12-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Norwegian director Joachim Trier tells Wendy Mitchell about his first English-language feature, Louder Than Bombs, a father-son drama that elevates him into Cannes Competition

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

17-Apr-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

FUTURE LEADERS

Screen Future Leaders 2015

Future Leaders 2015: Producers

Find out who are the hottest upcoming producers from around the world.

Cannes Champagne

Cannes Diary: the latest from the Croisette

21-May-2015

A roundup of Cannes fun, from John Lasseter’s wine habit to Steve McQueen’s son.

Luc Jacquet

Luc Jacquet talks climate change for Cannes closing film

19-May-2015

The French filmmaker talks to Geoffrey Macnab about Ice and the Sky.

Cues

NFTS Graduates Launch New Film Discovery App at Cannes

19-May-2015

Victoria Thomas talks about her new App, Cues, which was unveiled at Cannes.

Odyssea 3D

The Cousteau legacy continues

19-May-2015

Jean-Michel Cousteau talks about his documentary, aiming to premiere at next year’s Cannes.

Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock and Truffaut: Meeting of the minds

17-May-2015

Truffaut or Hitchcock? How about both. Kent Jones’ Hitchcock/Truffaut, premiering in Cannes Classics and sold by Cohen Media Group, will be a must see for any true cinephile in Cannes.

Songs My Brothers Taught Me

Chloe Zhao talks about her journey from China to Dakota

17-May-2015

Although the similarities between 1990s China and the Pine Ridge Native American reservation in South Dakota may not be immediately obvious, Chloe Zhao explains those parallels exist in her first feature, Songs My Brother Taught Me, which is screening in Directors Fortnight.  

Odysseo 3D

9ers flies high with Odysseo 3D

17-May-2015

Korean film director Sung-Bok ‘Myron’ Jung and Auro 3D Founder Wilfried Van Baelen brought their high-flying 4k and 3d spectacle Odysseo 3D by Cavalia to the Marche on Thursday.

Making The True Cost

Andrew Morgan: Fashioning a new business model

14-May-2015

Andrew Morgan talks about his Cannes Market premiere The True Cost, executive produced by Livia Firth.

Sergei Polunin in Dancer

Sergei Polunin talks ballet on the big screen

14-May-2015

Sergei Polunin, the James Dean of the ballet world, is no longer a rebel without a cause.

McGuickian at E1027

Mary McGuckian talks Eileen Gray

14-May-2015

Nearly 40 years after her death, 2015 looks like the year of Eileen Gray, the designer, modernist and architect behind E1027.

Cannes 2015 opens with Standing Tall

13-May-2015

The film’s cast and other A-list talent were in attendance at the opening gala.

Tale of Tales

Cannes: sizing up the Competition

1-May-2015

Screen’s chief film critic and reviews editor Fionnuala Halligan talks about the lack of screenings ahead of Cannes and what critics most want to see at the festival.

Cannes poster 2015

Cannes 2015 poster pays tribute to Ingrid Bergman Video

23-Mar-2015

Cannes Film Festival envokes classic Hollywood with an image of the late star.