Ismael's Ghosts will open the festival Ismael's Ghosts will open the festival

Cannes Film Festival notches up its 70th year in 2017. The festival runs from May 17 to 28. It opened with Arnaud Desplechin's Ismael's Ghosts. We'll be bringing you coverage throughout the festival.

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Bushwick
Bushwick
A young woman teams up with a military veteran to try and survive when insurgents bring war to the streets of New York City.
The Villainess
The Villainess
Sook-hee is a trained assassin who was born to kill. Now she works as a theatre actress and secret agent of the South Korean intelligence services.
Good Time
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
The Beguiled
The Beguiled
Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks refuge in girls' boarding school.
Barbara
Barbara
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.
120 Beats Per Minute
120 Beats Per Minute
Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
A teenage boy tries to integrate a surgeon into his broken family but his motives become increasingly sinister.
Happy End
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
Redoubtable
Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Kruger returns to her mother tongue
Star on terror attacks, women’s roles, Tarantino and Romy Schneider.
Pattinson has a Good Time changing image
'Invisible' Twilight star goes for grunge in Cannes.
Sofia gets all her own way
The Beguiled director on Farrell, Kidman and Dunst.
Elton inspires three young filmmakers
Video shorts evoke singer's classic songs.
'Film is the best way to deliver a powerful message'
Gore on his fight to save planet.
Clint’s instincts always come up tops
Director on political correctness, mentors and a new project.
Reluctant Dustin resists the passing years
Hoffman, Stiller and Sandler at heart of Baumbach’s family saga.
Östlund’s Monkey business
The Square director goes animal crackers.
Redgrave confronts refugee crisis
Veteran actress makes directing debut in Cannes.
Wright bangs the drum for women
Cannes star Robin talks equality, Wonder Woman and Trump.
Long and short of Ismael's Ghosts
Desplechin on choices, Cotillard, Amalric and Gainsbourg.

Cannes Film Festival News

Kidman hailed the Queen of Cannes
Palme d’Or for Swedish satire The Square.
Iran tops Cannes Un Certain Regard
FIPRESCI jury also unveils Cannes winners.
The Rider gallops to a Cannes award
Directors’ Fortnight announces winners.
Bruno wins Palm Dog paws down
Jury announces canine winners in Cannes.
Accolades for Cannes new talent
Critics’ Week announces prize-winners.
Cannes shows solidarity for Manchester
Festival and mayor give messages of support
Netflix screening hit by fault
Swinton and Bong keep their cool.
Almodóvar roots for the big screen
Cannes jury president weighs in to Netflix row.
Resolution for Cannes row over Netflix
Festival to introduce new rules to preserve cinema.
Play it again Cannes!
Classics to the fore for Festival’s 70th.
Polanski back on Cannes red carpet
Director among late signings for festival.
Smith, Chastain and Sorrentino join Cannes jury
Almodóvar finalises his colleagues for duty.
Critics offer top picks for Cannes
La Semaine de la Critique reveals line-up.
Binoche and Depardieu open Cannes Quinzaine
Directors’ Fortnight unveiled.
Scottish short film selected for Cannes
"Obviously it's amazing," says director Rory Alexander Stewart.
Cannes announces 70th edition line-up
Kidman, Farrell, Pattinson and Moore for red carpet.
Cannes countdown hots up
Besson, Coppola, Haneke waiting in the wings.
Cannes jury duty for Sandrine
Award for best first film in the festival.
Cannes Critics’ Week sealed with a kiss
Sidebar section unveils poster image
Cannes unveils poster for 70th edition
Claudia Cardinale takes twirl for platinum anniversary.
Bellucci in Cannes spotlight
Actress to open and close 70th edition.
Almodóvar named Cannes jury president
Spaniard “overwhelmed” by invitation for 70th edition.
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