Cannes film festival

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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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Charlbi Dean was a true star-in-the-making. Her loss is a huge one
The Triangle of Sadness actor, who has died aged 32, had a singular style and enormous promise

Peter Bradshaw

30, Aug, 2022 @6:42 PM

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Charlbi Dean, model and Triangle of Sadness actor, dies aged 32
The South African actor, who has a co-starring turn in the Palme d’Or winning satire, died of an unexpected illness in New York City

Adrian Horton

30, Aug, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Lars von Trier diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
Danish director, who won Palme d’Or for Dancer in the Dark, said to be ‘in good spirits’

Catherine Shoard

08, Aug, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Nitram review – deeply disturbing drama about mass killer Martin Bryant
Director Justin Kurzel shies away from depicting the Port Arthur massacre itself but outstanding performances mean it’s still a highly unsettling story

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jul, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Caleb Landry Jones: ‘Acting was the only place you were allowed to scream or cry’
After notable turns in No Country for Old Men and Get Out, the Texan actor was rewarded at Cannes last year for his starring role as a real-life mass shooter in Nitram – a part he was initially reluctant to take on

Phil Hoad

30, Jun, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Elvis review – Baz Luhrmann’s squeaky-clean King is shaking no one up
Incurious yet frantic, Luhrmann’s spangly epic is off-key – and Austin Butler flounders in those blue suede shoes

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @8:56 AM

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A great Cannes goes pear-shaped giving the Palme d’Or to Triangle of Sadness
Ruben Östlund’s super-rich satire is an unworthy winner, particularly given the calibre of competition on the Croisette

Peter Bradshaw

28, May, 2022 @9:27 PM

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Mother and Son review – moving immigrant drama goes from Ivory Coast to Paris
A son reflects on the struggles he faced with his brother and wayward mother after they moved to France from Africa, in a meditative coming-of-age story

Peter Bradshaw

27, May, 2022 @5:56 PM

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Showing Up review – Kelly Reichardt’s indie art drama is downbeat but diverting
Michelle Williams plays struggling Portland artist Lizzie with subtlety in the First Cow director’s latest film

Peter Bradshaw

27, May, 2022 @3:03 PM

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‘I have never seen a Cannes like this’: verdict and awards predictions for 2022 | Peter Bradshaw
This year’s festival had its ups and downs, but flashes of brilliance broke through the disappointments. Our critic forecasts the winners, and suggests a few more for categories that don’t (yet) exist

Peter Bradshaw

27, May, 2022 @12:10 PM

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Close review – a heartbreaking tale of boyhood friendship turned sour
When two 13-year-olds are no longer close, the fallout is unbearably sad, in Lukas Dhont’s anguished second feature

Peter Bradshaw

27, May, 2022 @9:51 AM

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