Europe reviews


'Zero Impunity'

'Zero Impunity': Annecy Review

Hard-hitting animation which examines sexual abuse as an international weapon of war

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

'Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo'

'Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo': Cannes Review

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

'The Traitor'

'The Traitor': Cannes Review

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

'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

'Oh Mercy!'

'Oh Mercy!': Cannes Review

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


'Particules': Cannes Review

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

'The Bears' Famous Invasion Of Sicily'

'The Bears' Famous Invasion': Cannes Review

Stylish animated adaptation of Dino Buzzati’s 1945 novel

'La Belle Epoque'

'La Belle Epoque': Cannes Review

Daniel Auteuil plays a man who is given the opportunity to relive his past in order to save his marriage


'Frankie': Cannes Review

Ira Sachs’ European venture teeters perilously on the verge of de luxe tourism


'Lillian': Cannes Review

Lillian, a Russian emigrant in New York whose visa has expired, decides to walk the long way home

'Young Ahmed'

'Young Ahmed': Cannes Review

The Dardenne Brothers’ latest is a taut study of a devout 13-year-old Muslim

'An Easy Girl'

'An Easy Girl': Cannes Review

Rebecca Zlotowski explores the power of sexuality in this sultry South of France drama

'The Bare Necessity'

'The Bare Necessity': Cannes Review

Two lonely individuals find each other in a rural French town

you deserve a lover

'You Deserve a Lover': Cannes Review

Hafsia Herzi goes in front of and behind the camera in a brisk, energetic low-budget tale of a Parisienne’s romantic trials and tribulations

a hidden life

'A Hidden Life': Cannes Review

Terrence Malick tells the story of an Austrian conscientious objector who martyrs himself for his beliefs

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

'Portrait Of A Lady On Fire': Cannes Review

Celine Sciamma tries on an all-female costume drama for Cannes Competition

The Best Years Of A Life

'The Best Years Of A Life': Cannes Review

’Who would deny Claude LeLouche the chance to have one last roll of the A Man And A Woman dice?’