Cannes film festival

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Sparks musical with Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard to open Cannes film festival
Written by Ron and Russell Mael and set in Los Angeles, Annette is the first English-language film by Holy Motors director Leos Carax

Andrew Pulver

19, Apr, 2021 @11:20 AM

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Cannes film festival officially delayed from May until July
The annual celebration of cinema will move from its traditional time in May to July, giving it a head start on autumn’s top film festivals

Catherine Shoard

27, Jan, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Beginning review – shocking but shallow tale of religion and bigotry
This Georgia-set film about the firebombing of a Jehovah’s Witness prayer house and the subsequent rape of a local woman is intense but inert

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Cannes film festival 2021 to be delayed until July – report
The festival will move from its usual May timeslot, according to Variety. Last year’s event was called off after a series of postponements

Andrew Pulver

21, Jan, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Kim Ki-duk: punk-Buddhist shock, violence – and hypnotic beauty too
The South Korean director, who has died of Covid, was at the forefront of a new wave of uncompromising cinema

Peter Bradshaw

11, Dec, 2020 @4:35 PM

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Phantom Cannes lineup a defiant statement of survival for festival that lives in the imagination
The Cannes 2020 branding may not mean much by the end of the year, but it’s a reminder of the wonderful alchemy that the festival can create

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2020 @6:36 PM

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Cannes selects lineup for 2020 edition after 'physical' festival shelved
Wes Anderson, Steve McQueen and Kate Winslet among the big names of films Cannes plans to present at other festivals later in the calendar year

Andrew Pulver

03, Jun, 2020 @5:46 PM

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How La Haine lit a fire under French society
It was the swaggering black-and-white drama that exposed the cracks in an unequal France. Twenty-five years later, its director Mathieu Kassovitz wonders what has changed

Phil Hoad

23, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Streaming: curate your own Cannes film festival
A trawl through the history of the Palme d’Or yields streaming gems from Brief Encounter to Blow-Up, The Leopard to The Square

Guy Lodge

16, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Cannes was meant to kick off today. Mon Dieu, I miss it
It’s confusing and crowded, noisy and vulgar ... and exhaustingly French. But I can’t wait to return to the Croisette

Xan Brooks

12, May, 2020 @3:47 PM

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Cannes abandons 'physical' festival for 2020 but will select films for screening elsewhere
Film festival ditches plans to postpone event until later in the year in favour of collaborating with other festivals, rather than take festival online

Andrew Pulver

11, May, 2020 @10:57 AM

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Cannes you not: what the festival's cancellation means for cinema
It should have happened this week, but the pandemic has raised questions about whether we need film festivals at all

Steve Rose

11, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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