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Cannes 2014 line-ups

Browse the line-up of films selected for the 67th Cannes Film Festival


TOP CANNES NEWS

Sokurov aiming for Cannes with Louvre film

7-Oct-2014 | By

Russian Ark director hopes to take Francofonia, Louvre Under German Occupation to the next Cannes Film Festival.

Li’l Quinquin

Kino Lorber acquires Li’l Quinquin

28-Aug-2014 | By

Kino Lorber has acquired all US rights to Bruno Dumont’s Li’l Quinquin ahead of the North American premiere in Toronto on September 10.

Roadside Attractions picks up Mommy

22-Jul-2014 | By

The US deal with Séville International comes nearly eight weeks after Xavier Dolan’s Cannes world premiere earned the 25-year-old film-maker the jury prize.

CANNES REVIEWS

The Kindergarten Teacher

The Kindergarten Teacher

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Nadav Lapid. Israel-France. 2014. 120mins

Misunderstood

By Lee Marshall

Dir: Asia Argento. Italy-France. 2014.108mins

MORE CANNES REVIEWS

INTERVIEWS

Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Winter Sleep

The Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan is glad to be back in Cannes, where he has a happy history. He won the Grand Jury Prize in 2002 for Distant and in again 2011 for Once Upon A Time In Anatolia and a Best Director Award in 2008 for Three Monkeys.

Thomas Cailley

Thomas Cailley, Love At First Fight

“It’s more than the army - it’s the theme of survival” that interests Thomas Cailley in his Director’s Fortnight entry Love at First Fight (Les Combattants).

David Robert Mitchell

David Robert Mitchell, It Follows

The New York based director delivers a buzzy thriller with his second trip to Cannes.

Kanu Behl

Kanu Behl, Titli

Mumbai-based filmmaker Kanu Behl is making his feature debut with Titli, about the youngest member of a car-jacking brotherhood attempting to escape his oppressive family.

Fabrice du Welz

Fabrice du Welz, Alleluia

Having had his debut feature Calvaire selected for Critics’ Week in 2004, Fabrice du Welz returns to Cannes with Alleluia in Directors’ Fortnight.

John Boorman

John Boorman, Queen and Country

Geoffrey Macnab speaks to the English film-maker about the sequel to his autobiographical feature Hope and Glory.

Saint Laurent

Gaspard Ulliel talks about his YSL tranformation

The actor/model talks about working on Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent.

Bridging Sarajevo’s past

The omnibus feature film The Bridges Of Sarajevo, consisting of 13 short films by 13 European directors, will have its world premiere as a Cannes Special Screening on Thursday.

Gael Garcia Bernal in Forsaken

Cuarons go from space to desert with Forsaken

“Forsaken is a story of survival,” says director Jonas Cuaron of his Mexico-France thriller that recently wrapped in Baja, California.

Dean DeBlois in Cannes

Dean DeBlois, How To Train Your Dragon 2

Dean DeBlois’ dragon-flying sequel How To Train Your Dragon 2 takes a bolder, braver approach than the first in the trilogy - bringing heavier topics to the table that according to DeBlois, “have made some people very nervous.”

Kristian Levring

Kristian Levring, The Salvation

Kristian Levring tells Wendy Mitchell about the inspiring process of making The Salvation, a ‘Western that’s a myth about Westerns’

Andrew Hulme

Andrew Hulme, Snow In Paradise

The veteran editor talks about moving into the director’s chair with his story set in London’s East End.

The Darker Than Midnight team in Cannes

Sebastiano Riso, Darker Than Midnight

Italian director Sebastiano Riso’s debut feature Darker Than Midnight - about a gay teenager living on the streets of the Sicilian city of Catania to escape a violent father who disapproves of his girlish looks - is premiering in Critics’ Week. Rai Trade handles sales.

David Michod

David Michod, The Rover

The director talks about the “incredible beauty and incredible menace” of Australia.

Alice Rohrwacher

Alice Rohrwacher, The Wonders

Thirty-two year-old Italian director Alice Rohrwacher returns to the Croisette with Competition entry The Wonders (Le Meraviglie), a coming-of-age story set in the Italian countryside. 

The Go Go Boys at Cannes 2014

The Go-go Boys hit the big screen

Veteran Israeli producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus hit the Palais des Festivals this evening for the Cannes Classics premiere of Hilla Medalia’s documentary The Go-go Boys, charting the rise and fall of their infamous indie studio the Cannon Group.

Celine Sciamma

Celine Sciamma, Girlhood

Céline Sciamma talks to Melanie Goodfellow about her Directors’ Fortnight opener Girlhood, about teenage girls in Paris.

Mike_LEIGH

Mike Leigh, Mr. Turner

Mike Leigh returns to the Croisette for a fifth time with his biggest-canvas film to date, a biopic of British Romantic painter JMW Turner, who was known as the ‘painter of light’.

Bennett Miller

Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

“It’s the kind of film that’s very funny until it’s not funny,” says Bennett Miller of his US competition entry Foxcatcher, backed by Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures and Columbia Pictures.

Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz

Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz, Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

The sibling film-making duo talk to Sarah Cooper about the third film in their trilogy, which screens in Directors’ Fortnight.

CANNES: The French collection

Despite increasing pressures on the funding of French film, local producers are bringing an exciting selection of projects to Cannes. Interviews by Melanie Goodfellow.

Pierre Ange Le Pogam

Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Grace of Monaco

When veteran producer Pierre-Ange Le Pogam first came to Cannes in the 1970s, he slept in a tent. Some 40 years later, the former Gaumont and EuropaCorp exec is on the Croisette with his fledgling company Stone Angels and opening night film Grace Of Monaco. Melanie Goodfellow reports.

Thierry Fremaux

Thierry Fremaux talks Cannes 2014 selections

The festival’s artistic director discusses his selection and why he put Zhang Yimou’s film out of competition, how he has yet to see the final cut of Abel Ferrara’s latest work and why he will not broach the subject of women at the festival right now.

COMMENT

Cannes Competition blog: actresses shine in Sils Maria; Leviathan wows

20-May-2014 | By Fionnuala Halligan

FINAL UPDATE: Critic Finn Halligan offers reactions to Cannes 2014 Competition films as they screened.

INFOGRAPHIC: Cannes 2014

The red carpet and rosé, movies and movie stars, buying and selling, prix and paparazzi. How does Cannes showcase the worldwide business of film?

FUTURE LEADERS

Future Leaders

Future Leaders 2014: Sales and Distribution

Find out who are the dynamic, inspiring executives who will be driving the sector forward.

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