Cannes Film Festival reviews


Nadia Butterfly

‘Nadia, Butterfly’: Cannes Label 2020 Review

Insider’s view of the end of an Olympic swimming career

Summer of 85

‘Summer Of 85’: Review

Francois Ozon’s film of an English novel was selected for Cannes and now releases on Bastille Day across France


‘Peninsula’: Review

Zombies have destroyed the entire Korean peninsula in Yeon Sang-ho’s follow-up to ’Train To Busan’.


‘Love Affair(s)’: Cannes 2020 Label Review

Emmanuel Mouret delivers his take on the ‘Unapolagetic French Art Film’

Il Mio Corpo 2

‘Il Mio Corpo’: ACID Review

A hardscrabble life in Sicily is illuminated by Michele Pennetta’s heartfelt doc

Gagarine Haut et Court

‘Gagarine’: Cannes Label 2020 Review

An audacious feature debut shoots for the stars


‘Paradise’: Cannes Market Review

In Tahiti, two cousins represent the past and the future of an island at the crossroads

The Death Of Cinema And My Father Too

‘The Death of Cinema and My Father Too’: Cannes 2020 Label Review

Self-reflexive debut from Israel boasts an ambitiously labyrinthine structure


‘Sweat’: Cannes Label 2020 Review

Smartly focused story about the life and lack of soul of a social influencer

Josep cannes 2020

‘Josep’: Cannes 2020 Label Review

A delicate rendering of how Spanish artist Josep Bartoli escaped a prision camp in France

© Slalom - Mille et une productions

‘Slalom’: Cannes 2020 Label Review

Jérémie Renier and Ava’s Noée Abita star in this provocative drama set in an elite ski school

Deerskin c Directors Fortnight

‘Deerskin’: Review

A ’winningly offbeat and unexpected’ dark comedy from Quentin Dupieux.


‘Minyan’: Review

A Jewish student comes to terms with his sexuality in 1980s New York

Fire Will Come

‘Fire Will Come’: Review

Oliver Laxe’s prize-winning feature continues is strikingly beautiful and meditative