FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

The story of Louis XV's mistress is told this week in Jeanne Du Barry - read what Johnny Depp said about it - while a man tries to exploit the rising celebrity of Christ in The Book Of Clarence and an office worker has a chance at romance in Sometimes I Think About Dying. Irish folk song collectors mess with the forbidden in All You Need Is Death - we spoke with director Paul Duane - while a trans gaze is applied to Virginia Woolf in Orlando, My Political Biography. There's space opera action in Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver and the story of photography is explored in Fantastic Machine. A father tries to save his daughter from addiction in Bleeding Love - see our interview with star Ewan McGregor - while an Iranian immigrant in Sweden wrestles with his demons in Opponent - we interviewed director Milad Alami - and art documentary series Exhibition On Screen turns its gaze to John Singer Sargent: Fashion And Swagger. A photographer falls foul of a curse in Disappear Completely - we spoke with director Luis Javier Henaine, a family flees disaster in On Fire, and there are big screen rereleases for Keanu Reeves actioner Speed and Lynne Ramsay's Ratcatcher.

We also have a great selection of film and streaming suggestions in our Stay-at-Home Seven, plus read our Streaming Spotlight on the Cannes Class of 23.

DVD/STREAMING HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of 5000 Space Aliens on 5000 Space Aliens Streaming now on Amazon
Meet 5000 space aliens in 5000 seconds.
Packshot of Trenque Lauquen on Trenque Lauquen Streaming now on MUBI
Story set in the Argentinian city of the title, centring on an academic who has disappeared. The story is told across two feature films.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you coverage of Fantaspoa, where Blind Cop 2 is screening, along with Queer East. We're also bringing you reviews from Visions du Réel, and the Cannes programme has been announced.

News

Hidden gems in plain sight Nate Carlson on Alexander Payne and graphic design in Election and The Holdovers

A place out of time Austin Andrews and Andrew Holmes on Paloma Kwiatkowski, Donal Logue, David Mazouz and The Island Between Tides

Mum's the word Spiros Jacovides and Ziad Semaan on building tragicomedy Black Stone around a formidable matriarch.

'I couldn't stay indifferent' Ilyas Yourish on his motivations for making documentary Kamay

Edinburgh looks forward to Folk Film Gathering Musical extravaganza planned for 10th anniversary

Cannes organisers complete the line-up New films by Hazanavicius, Stone, and Rasoulof join the throng

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