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Cannes 2017 - Competition

Everything about films in competion for Cannes 2017

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You Were Never Really Here: The shattered mirrors of angels

You Were Never Really Here: The shattered mirrors of angels

CANNES 2017: Scottish director Lynne Ramsay brings us a chilling take on New York City with this searingly brutal and superbly staged thriller, starring a tremendous Joaquin Phoenix  

27/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

The Double Lover: The devil in the belly

The Double Lover: The devil in the belly

CANNES 2017: François Ozon once again tries his hand at a new genre with the formal virtuosity of an architect, underpinned by unsettling visceral urges  

26/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

In the Fade: "Do you want to know who killed your family?"

In the Fade: "Do you want to know who killed your family?"

CANNES 2017: Fatih Akin brings us a moving and effective drama about a neo-Nazi attack, a mix between a portrait of a woman, a legal film and a political thriller  

26/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

A Gentle Creature: "The union between prison and the people"

A Gentle Creature: "The union between prison and the people"

CANNES 2017: Sergei Loznitsa is back with a piece on totalitarianism and the Russian spirit, mixing abundance and austerity, which could have been exceptional  

25/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

Rodin: Turning the hierarchy on its head

Rodin: Turning the hierarchy on its head

CANNES 2017: Jacques Doillon opts to explore the route of the carnal relationship with creation as he tackles the life of the renowned sculptor, played by Vincent Lindon  

24/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

Radiance: To live is to hope

Radiance: To live is to hope

CANNES 2017: Naomi Kawase’s latest work, once again a co-production with France, is a true gem of a film: a subtle, moving, abstract and emotional exploration of the experience of sensory impairment  

23/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

The Killing of a Sacred Deer: Black magic

The Killing of a Sacred Deer: Black magic

CANNES 2017: Yorgos Lanthimos puts Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman in a perilous situation in a film that is visually very accomplished but severely lacking conceptually  

22/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

Happy End: A step back for Michael Haneke

Happy End: A step back for Michael Haneke

CANNES 2017: After winning two Palmes d’Or, the Austrian filmmaker is back, in a somewhat icy setting, to working with the more familiar themes of his films before The White Ribbon  

22/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

Redoubtable: The soap bubbles of the Revolution

Redoubtable: The soap bubbles of the Revolution

CANNES 2017: Michel Hazanavicius has made an extremely inventive, well-honed and off-the-wall film about a crisis-ridden Jean-Luc Godard, as seen through the eyes of his partner  

21/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

The Square: An all-round satire, altogether mind-blowing

The Square: An all-round satire, altogether mind-blowing

CANNES 2017: Sweden’s Ruben Östlund finally enters the Competition at Cannes with an incredibly derisive film that turns a temple of civilisation into more of a ridiculous zoo  

21/05/2017 | Cannes 2017 | Competition

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