Cannes Film Festival 2017

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The Rider The Rider
The Rider and The Florida Project
Alive In France (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Abel Ferrara; Stars: Joe Delia, Abel Ferrara)
Music documentary.
La Bouche (Year: 2017; Director: Camilo Restrepo)
A man learns his daughter has been brutally murdered by her husband. Time stands still as he oscillates between the need for solace and his urge for revenge.
Short
The Burden (Min Börda) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Niki Lindroth von Bahr)
The Burden is an animated and animal musical, enacted in a modern marketplace next to a large freeway.
Short
Bushwick (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jonathan Milott, Cary Murnion; Writer: Nick Damici, Graham Reznick; Stars: Brittany Snow, Dave Bautista, Arturo Castro, Christian Navarro, Angelic Zambrana, Jeff Lima, Patrick M. Walsh, Quincy Chad, Jay Hieron, Jeremie Harris, Alex Breaux, Ludovic Coutaud, Adrian Matilla, Justin L. Wilson, Myra Lucretia Taylor)
A young woman teams up with a military veteran to try and survive when insurgents bring war to the streets of New York City.
A Ciambra (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Jonas Carpignano; Writer: Jonas Carpignano; Stars: Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato, Francesco Pio Amato, Iolanda Amato, Patrizia Amato, Rocco Amato, Susanna Amato)
Bushwick Bushwick
Bushwick and Patti Cake$
Copa-Loca (Country: Greece; Year: 2017; Director: Christos Massalas; Writer: Christos Massalas; Stars: Jenny Hiloudaki, Pavlos Iordanopoulos, Panos Iosifidis, Talat Iqbal, Nadia Katsoura, Elsa Lekakou, Michalis Pitidis, Stathis Stamoulakatos, Fotis Stratigos)
This is the story of Copa-Loca, an abandoned Greek summer resort. Paulina is the girl at the heart of Copa-Loca. Everyone cares for her and she cares about everyone – in every possible way.
Short
Crème De Menthe (Year: 2017; Director: David Philippe Gagné, Jean Marc E. Roy)
Following the death of her father, Renée goes back home to Saguenay for the funeral. Forced to empty her late father’s house, she finds a gigantic mess, the result of years of hoarding. In the following six days, Renée will seek her significance, a trace of herself, in the clutter.
Short
Cuori Puri (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Roberto De Paolis; Writer: Roberto De Paolis, Luca Infascelli, Carlo Salsa, Greta Scicchitano; Stars: Selene Caramazza, Simone Liberati, Barbora Bobulova, Stefano Fresi, Edoardo Pesce, Antonella Attili, Federico Pacifici, Alexia Murray, Francesco Primavera, Nick Nicolosi)
La Defensa Del Dragon (Year: 2017; Director: Natalia Santa ; Writer: Natalia Santa)
Three men who have found shelter in their daily routines are confronted by reality.
Drop By Drop (Água Mole) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2017; Director: Alexandra Ramires; Writer: Carolina Freitas, Laura Gonçalves, Alexandra Ramires)
The last residents of a village refuse to let themselves sink into oblivion.
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Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts and L'Amant D'Un Jour
Farpoes, Balidos (Year: 2017; Director: Marta Mateus)
After the Carnation Revolution the peasants in the Alentejo region occupied the huge proprieties where they were once submitted to the power of their masters. The protagonists of this film, resistants of this struggle, tell their story.
Short
The Florida Project (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Sean Baker; Writer: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto, Bria Vinaite, Christopher Rivera, Caleb Landry Jones, Macon Blair, Karren Karagulian, Sandy Kane, Cecilia Quinan, Betty Jeune, Lauren O'Quinn, Giovanni Rodriguez, Carl Bradfield, Gary B. Gross)
The story of a precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose carefree lives contrast with those of their struggling parents.
Frost (Country: Lithuania, France, Ukraine, Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Sarunas Bartas; Writer: Sarunas Bartas, Anna Cohen-Yanay; Stars: Boris Abramov, Andrzej Chyra, Mantas Janciauskas, Lyja Maknaviciute, Vanessa Paradis, Weronika Rosati)
Rokas and Inga, a couple of young Lithuanians, volunteer to drive a cargo van of humanitarian aid to Ukraine, but when plans change, the pair find themselves growing closer.
The Intrusion (L'Intrust, L'intrusa) (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Leonardo Di Costanzo; Writer: Maurizio Braucci, Leonardo di Costanzo, Bruno Oliviero; Stars: Raffaella Giordano, Valentina Vannino, Martina Abbate, Anna Patierno, Flavio Rizzo, Marcello Fonte, Maddalena Stornaiuolo, Riccardo Veno, Emma Ferulano, Flora Faliti, Francesca Zazzera, Maria Noioso, Christian Giroso, Carmine Paternoster, Anna Manzo)
Giovanna, a combative 60-year-old social worker on the frontline of the daily war against pervasive criminality, is confronted, like a modern Antigone, with a moral dilemma that threatens to destroy her work and her life.
I Am Not A Witch (Country: UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Rungano Nyoni; Writer: Rungano Nyoni; Stars: Gloria Huwiler, Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Travers Merrill, Nancy Murilo, Nellie Munamonga, Dyna Mufuni, Chileshe Kalimamukwento, Ritah Mubanga)
A young girl is accused of being a witch.
The Prince Of Nothingwood The Prince Of Nothingwood
The Prince Of Nothingwood and Let The Sunshine In
Jeannette: The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc (Jeannette L'Enfance De Jeanne D'Arc) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Bruno Dumont; Writer: Bruno Dumont, Charles Peguy)
Musical about the French heroine.
L'Amant D'Un Jour (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Philippe Garrel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, Philippe Garrel, Arlette Langmann; Stars: Éric Caravaca, Esther Garrel, Louise Chevillotte)
Drama about a father and his 23-year-old daughter and the father’s new partner, who is also 23 years old and lives with him.
Let The Sunshine In (Dark Glasses, Un Beau Soleil Interieur, Bright Sunshine In) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Claire Denis; Writer: Christine Angot, Claire Denis; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Gérard Depardieu, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Josiane Balasko, Claire Tran, Xavier Beauvois, Alex Descas, Bruno Podalydès, Paul Blain)
Isabelle, single mom, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
Opening film
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts (Country: Indonesia; Year: 2017; Director: Mouly Surya; Writer: Rama Adi, Garin Nugroho, Mouly Surya; Stars: Marsha Timothy, Yoga Pratama, Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra)
A woman is haunted by a murder she commits.
Mobile Homes (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2017; Director: Vladimir de Fontenay; Writer: Vladimir de Fontenay, Danielle Lessovitz; Stars: Imogen Poots, Callum Turner, Callum Keith Rennie, Shane Daly, Karen LeBlanc, Raven Stewart, Keith Bowser, Deragh Campbell, Katie Messina, Lyric Justice, Jai Jai Jones, Thamela Mpumlwana, Luke Gallo, Manuel Rodriguez-Saenz, Rebecca Singh)
A young mother looks to make a new life for her and her son in a mobile home community.
A Ciambra A Ciambra
A Ciambra and The Intrusion
Nada (Year: 2017; Director: Gabriel Martins)
An 18-year-old comes under pressure to decide what university course she'll take... but she doesn't want to do anything.
Short
The Nothing Factory (A Fábrica De Nada) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2017; Director: Pedro Pinho; Writer: Tiago Hespanha, Luisa Homem, Leonor Noivo, Pedro Pinho, Jorge Silva Melo; Stars: Carla Galvão, Dinis Gomes, Américo Silva, José Smith Vargas)
One night, a group of workers realizes that the administration is stealing machines and raw materials from their own factory, forcing the staff to take a stand.
Patti Cake$ (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Geremy Jasper; Writer: Geremy Jasper; Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty, McCaul Lombardi, Wass Stevens)
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Closing film
The Prince Of Nothingwood (Country: France, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Sonia Kronlund; Stars: Salim Shaheen)
The story of Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-director-producer in Afghanistan.
Retour a Genoa City (Year: 2017; Director: Benoît Grimalt)
Granny and her brother Uncle Thomas have watched the same soap opera, every day at the same time since 1989. Twenty years after leaving Nice, I come back to see them so they can fill me in on the 3527 episodes I’ve missed.
Short
Jeannette: The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc Jeannette: The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc
Jeannette: The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc and The Nothing Factory
The Rider (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao; Stars: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Terri Dawn Pourier, Lane Scott, Tanner Langdeau, James Calhoon, Derrick Janis)
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
Ôtez-Moi D'Un Doute (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Carine Tardieu; Writer: Michel Leclerc, Raphaële Moussafir, Carine Tardieu; Stars: François Damiens, Cécile De France, André Wilms, Alice de Lencquesaing, Guy Marchand, Perrette Souplex, Estéban, Aylin Mikaelian)
When a widower discovers his father is not his real dad, he goes in search of his biological parent.
Tijuana Tales (Year: 2017; Director: Jean-Charles Hue)
A man returns to Tijuana in the hope of finding a woman who has lost herself in drugs and darkness and has apparently become a “white lady”, a ghostly creature half way between heaven and earth.
Short
Tresnje (Year: 2017; Director: Dubravka Turic)
Family tensions are slowly eroding what should have been a carefree summer for the young boy Jakov.
Short
West Of The Jordan River (Field Diary Revisited) (Year: 2017; Director: Amos Gitai)
Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary Field Diary. West of the Jordan River describes the efforts of citizens, Israelis and Palestinians, who are trying to overcome the consequences of occupation.
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