Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg in Cafe Society Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg in Cafe Society

This year's festival will run from May 11 to 22. It will open with Woody Allen's Cafe Society, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. The British films competiting this year Andrea Arnold's American Honey and Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake.

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The Salesman
The Salesman
Forced out of their apartment, Emad and Rana move into a new flat. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
Mean Dreams
Mean Dreams
Thriller about two teens who are desperate to escape their abusive lives but find their problems exacerbated by a corrupt cop.
The Student
The Student
A teenager becomes a religious zealot and mounts a campaign against his biology teacher.
Hell Or High Water
Hell Or High Water
A man and his ex-con brothr hatch a plot to try to save their family farm.
Story of an Arabic drug dealer in a Parisian ghetto.
From The Land Of The Moon
From The Land Of The Moon
Twenty-year story of the loves of a passionate, free-spirited woman.
Faust meets Arabic myth in the Moroccan desert.
When a man who runs a workshop hires an old friend, trouble brews for his family.
A Journey Through French Cinema
A Journey Through French Cinema
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Huppert - the actress who knows no fear
Elle star on working with Verhoeven, awards and the gift of confidence
The view from the mountain
Cristian Mungiu talks about honesty, guilt and Graduation.
The visitor
Maren Ade and Sandra Hüller discuss work, meerkats and Toni Erdmann.
Bertrand Tavernier's odyssey
The director discusses A Journey Through French Cinema.
Cause of desire
Alessandro Nivola on playing 'the Donald Trump' of The Neon Demon.
Kristen - spirited away by Assayas
Twilight star on ghosts, communication and energies.
Almodóvar enters his golden age
Julieta director on regrets for his youth, maturity and the Panama Papers.
The power of love
Nichols, Edgerton and Negga on civil rights drama Loving.
Arnold’s American dream odyssey
Director on casting, locations and shocks.
Women in the driving seat
Sarandon and Davis still going over the edge
Spielberg waves his magic wand
BFG Director on giants, values, ET, imagination and hope.
Watching the detectives
Shane Black, Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling on The Nice Guys in New York
Loach back on the barricades
Director’s Cannes return blasts welfare system and says we must fight from within Europe.
Jodie brings out her inner man
The Money Monster director on Clooney, risks and women making changes.
Woody and the secret of eternal youth
Cannes veteran on being a romantic, fame and infidelity.

Cannes Film Festival News

Loach victorious in a divided Cannes
British film-maker receives Palme d’Or.
Finn lands prize punch at Cannes
Juho Kuosmanen's boxing drama heads Un Certain Regard awards.
German comedy tickles the critics
FIPRESCI prize for Toni Erdmann
Nellie is top dog at Cannes
Paterson star wins this year's Palm Dog.
Afghan film wins Directors’ Fortnight
Accolade for docudrama Wolf And Sheep.
Cannes critics love Mimosas
Turkish comedy and Cambodian drama also win awards.
Miller leads his jury into the Cannes fray
Pledge to view films without any baggage.
Cannes honour for veteran rebel
Léaud to receive Palme d’or for his career
De Niro joins the Cannes throng
Premiere for a boxing saga made with “passion”.
Dunst, Sutherland and Paradis join Cannes jury
Final touches to Mad Max director’s line-up.
Gibson stars in Cannes late entries
New films from Mackenzie, Richet and Farhadi.
Tavernier’s close-up on French cinema
Cannes Classics offers Friedkin masterclass and Fipresci salute
Schrader & Belloccio bookend Director’s Fortnight
Cage, Depardieu, Bejo, Bernal headline Cannes strand.
French critics make their Cannes pick
Sevigny, Casta and Kiberlain in shorts trio.
Stars to come out in force for Cannes
Spielberg, Almodovar, Penn, Loach, and Verhoeven head line-up.
Face of Cannes Critics’ Week
Jessica Chastain chosen as poster girl.
Allen again takes Cannes opening honours
Director is in line for a stellar splash with Cafe Society.
Spielberg’s Giant finds a berth in Cannes
Clooney, Allen, Roberts, Foster, Crowe and Gosling look set for the Croisette.
Money Monster to screen at Cannes
George Clooney and Julia Roberts film confirmed for the Croisette.
New company puts women first
Binoche and Chastain lead the way.

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