Cannes Film Festival reviews


Fire Will Come

‘Fire Will Come’: Sarajevo Review

Oliver Laxe’s prize-winning feature continues its festival journey

The Specials

'The Specials': Cannes review

The festival closes with a powerful and accomplished film from Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache


'Sibyl': Cannes Review

Virginie Efira stars in the third film from France’s Justine Triet, closing Cannes Competition for 2019

'It Must Be Heaven'

'It Must Be Heaven': Cannes Review

Elia Suleiman returns to Cannes Competition with a typically deadpan travelogue

'Ghost Tropic'

'Ghost Tropic': Cannes Review

Arthouse gem from Belguim’s Baz Devos

'Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo'

'Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo': Cannes Review

The beat goes on - and on - in Abdellatif Kechiche’s second ‘Mektoub’ film

'Once In Trubchevsk'

'Once In Trubchevsk': Cannes Review

A torrid affair rocks life in small town Russia

The Halt

'The Halt': Cannes Review

Lav Diaz delivers a dystopian future set in Manila

'Summer Of Changsha'

'Summer Of Changsha': Cannes Review

A hot summer, if not a film

'The Traitor'

'The Traitor': Cannes Review

Marco Bellocchio tells the real-life story of mafioso-turned-snitch Tommaso Buscetta

'Ice On Fire'

'Ice On Fire': Cannes Review

Leonardo DiCaprio re-teams with The 11th Hour director Leila Conners for a look at how science might be able to save the planet

'Sick, Sick, Sick'

'Sick, Sick, Sick': Cannes Review

A bereft Brazilian teen turns to witchcraft to bring her boyfriend back to life

'All About Yves'

'All About Yves': Cannes Review

A French rap composer sparks up a friendship with his smart fridge in this Artificial Intelligence fantasy


'Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains': Cannes Review

Critics Week closes with the first of a planned trilogy from debut director Gu Xiaogang

'Oh Mercy!'

'Oh Mercy!': Cannes Review

Arnaud Desplechin’s latest is a murder mystery based on a real-life crime

'Matthias And Maxime'

'Matthias And Maxime': Cannes Review

Xavier Dolan returns to Cannes Competition with a tale of two men and one kiss


'Particules': Cannes Review

Creepy things are happening in the town which hosts the Hadron Collider


'Homeward': Cannes Review

This notable debut takes the form of a father-and-son road trip from Kyiv to Crimea

'The Bears' Famous Invasion Of Sicily'

'The Bears' Famous Invasion': Cannes Review

Stylish animated adaptation of Dino Buzzati’s 1945 novel


'Tlamess': Cannes Review

Vexing second feature from Tunisia’s Ala Eddine Slim