Cannes 2022

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EO review – an innocent donkey leads the way in surreal Bresson-inspired ride
Life is seen through the eyes of a put-upon beast of burden in this beautifully photographed homage to Au Hasard Balthazar by the veteran Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski

Peter Bradshaw

01, Feb, 2023 @4:24 PM

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Zar Amir Ebrahimi: ‘If you lose everything, it’s easier to rise up’
Forced to leave Iran after an intimate video of her was leaked, Ebrahimi has rebuilt her career. Her latest film, for which she won best actress at Cannes, celebrates the defiance of women in her home country

Emma Graham-Harrison

20, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Holy Spider review – Iranian crime thriller takes real case and makes it implausible
Twenty years after a serial killer murdered 16 sex workers in Mashad, Ali Abbasi has made a fictionalised account of his capture and trial

Peter Bradshaw

18, Jan, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Corsage review – a cry of anger from the pedestal-prison of an empress
Vicky Krieps puts in a star turn as lonely, patronised Elisabeth of Austria in Marie Kreutzer’s austere drama

Peter Bradshaw

20, Dec, 2022 @11:01 AM

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The Silent Twins review – powerful story of Welsh sisters in a world of their own
Agnieszka Smoczyńska directs this well-acted, disturbing drama about June and Jennifer Gibbons, whose shared isolation ended in criminal acts

Peter Bradshaw

09, Dec, 2022 @10:37 AM

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Aftersun review – beach holiday with Paul Mescal and daughter is a sunny delight
This effortlessly relaxed debut by Charlotte Wells is a subtle and complex investigation of post-divorce parenthood, with a brilliant performance by young Francesca Corio

Peter Bradshaw

17, Nov, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Triangle of Sadness review – glossy satire on the ultra wealthy
Two-time Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund’s mischievous takedown of the super-rich has more style than substance

Wendy Ide

29, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Triangle of Sadness review – heavy-handed satire on the super-rich loses its shape
The new film from Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund takes aim at obvious targets, and makes a mess of hitting them

Peter Bradshaw

25, Oct, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Triangle of Sadness’s Dolly de Leon: ‘Women my age are more in touch with our sexuality. We know how to flirt’
She’s made a career back home in the Philippines as jobbing actor, but now she’s the breakout star of a Palme d’Or-winning film – and enjoying every minute of her newfound fame

Ryan Gilbey

20, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Actor Harris Dickinson: ‘I’m a silly person. My goal is to have a laugh’
Swapping the marines for the movies has paid off for the star of Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or-winning Triangle of Sadness

Tim Lewis

16, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Down with the rich! Class rage fuels new wave of ‘us v them’ films and plays
From Triangle of Sadness and Parasite to The Maid, audiences are revelling tales of inter-class violence that draw on growing discontent at inequality

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Sep, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Crimes of the Future review – Cronenberg’s post-pain, post-sex body horror sensation
As he did with 90s hit Crash, the director creates a bizarre new society of sicko sybarites where pain is the ultimate pleasure and ‘surgery is the new sex’

Peter Bradshaw

07, Sep, 2022 @2:03 PM

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