Cannes Film Festival reviews


Ingmar bergman doc

'Searching For Ingmar Bergman': Cannes Review

Margarethe Von Trotta makes a personal ode to the Swedish master

The Dead And The Others

'The Dead And The Others': Cannes Review

A Brazilian teen attemps to escape his spiritual fate

the wild pear tree c nbcfilm

'The Wild Pear Tree': Cannes Review

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest sees a young graduate attempt to carve out some independence


'Ayka': Cannes Review

A young woman attempts to survive after abandoning her newborn in Moscow

knife heart c ella herme

'Knife + Heart': Cannes Review

A trashy murder-mystery set in Paris porn circles of the 1970s calls to mind De Palma’s signature flourishes

capernaum c fares sokhon

'Capernaum': Cannes Review

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki delivers a powerful story about a 12 year-old boy who takes his parents to court

to the four winds c cannes film festival

'To The Four Winds (Libre)': Cannes Review

A French farmer campaigns for migrant rights

troppa grazia 4 c pupkin productions

'Lucia's Grace': Cannes Review

There’s some divine intervention afoot in this pleasant Italian comedy which closes Directors’ Fortnight

in my room c un certain regard

'In My Room': Cannes Review

Ulrich Köhler follows up ‘Sleeping Sickness’ with a survivalist story centred around one man’s struggle to stay alive

the gentle indifference of the world 2 c un certain regard

'The Gentle Indifference Of The World': Cannes Review

A tentative romance in the steppes is faced with the harsh realities of the city in Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s Kazakh drama

the pluto moment c quinzaine

'The Pluto Moment': Cannes Review

A Chinese filmmaker embarks on a challenging rural shoot

dogman 2 c 2018 archimede srl le pacte sas

'Dogman': Cannes Review

Matteo Garrone sets his Cannnes Competition entry in a run-down seaside town in Campania

burning 3 c cannes competition

'Burning': Cannes Review

Lee Chang-dong sets fire to Cannes competition

whitney c cannes film festival

'Whitney': Cannes Review

Kevin Macdonald’s sombre documentary seeks the truth about Whitney Houston’s troubled life

sofia 3 c wiame haddad

'Sofia': Cannes Review

Debut set in Casablanca follows a young, unmarried mother as she gives birth

the snatch thief c rizoma films

'The Snatch Thief': Cannes Review

A petty Argentinian criminal undergoes a fortuitous change of identity

mirai 4 c quinzaine

'Mirai': Cannes Review

Charming animation from Japan takes a todder-eye view of a new arrival in the family

long days journey into night 3 c liu hongyu

'Long Day's Journey Into Night': Cannes Review

Bi Gan follows up ‘Kali Blues’ with another ode to hs hometown


'Euforia': Cannes Review

Valeria Golino follows up ‘Miele’ with a glossy story of two brothers

carmen and lola 3 c quinzaine

'Carmen & Lola': Cannes Review

A look at Spain’s close-knit gitano community through the eyes of a lesbian teenager