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Love and loss in Dakar are given a supernatural twist.
I Lost My Body
I Lost My Body
A cut-off hand escapes from a dissection lab with one crucial goal: to get back to its body. As it scrambles through the pitfalls of Paris, it remembers its life with the young man it was once attached to… until they met Gabrielle.
The story of the first designated hospital ward for AIDS patients in the US.
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Give Me Liberty
Give Me Liberty
When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
Little Joe
Little Joe
A genetically engineered plant scatters its seeds and seems to cause uncanny changes on living creatures. The afflicted appear strange, as if they were replaced - especially for those, who are close to them. Or is it all just imagination?
You Deserve A Lover
You Deserve A Lover
After Rémi's infidelity, Lila, who loved him more than anything, has a hard time dealing with their break-up. One day, he announces that he will travel alone to Bolivia to soul-search and try to understand his mistakes. There, he lets her know that their love story is not over.
Oh Mercy!
Oh Mercy!
A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
A tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
For Sama
For Sama
A young woman's struggles with love, war and motherhood over the span of five years in Syria.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Just reality
Arnaud Desplechin on reality, childhood, filming animals for Oh Mercy! and Henry Fonda in The Wrong Man
On the bumpy road to bromance
From Sundance short to prize-winning feature
Tied together by the moon
Marco Bellocchio on the soundtrack, locations, nature and the moons in The Traitor
Precise construction
Bertrand Bonello on Jacques Tourneur, George Romero and Zombi Child
A heightened state
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Mad Max, Blade Runner and the politics of water in Bacurau
No escape
Bart Freundlich on Julianne Moore in After The Wedding, and Susanne Bier's Efter Brylluppet
In directions nobody goes
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Bacurau
Recording the soul
Arnaud Desplechin on editing, Oh Mercy! and Cries And Whispers
An enigma
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne on Young Ahmed
Fulfilling their destiny
Sônia Braga on Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles' Bacurau
The hidden palette
Kirill Mikhanovsky and Alice Austen on the conflicts they overcame to make Give Me Liberty
Under the surface
Gay Talese on Once Upon A Time … In Hollywood, Spahn Ranch, westerns and Italian directors
Bringing different worlds together
Lolo Spencer on casting people with disabilities and Give Me Liberty
Connecting two worlds
Bart Freundlich on Michelle Williams' character, Billy Crudup's hair, and After The Wedding
Life in a war zone
Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts discuss For Sama
Stallone starts a stampede in Cannes
Rambo and Rocky star on stories, politics, physique and optimism
'Outsiders' praise love letter to Hollywood
Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie rally around Tarantino
Lelouch goes back to the future in Cannes
Love story continues 53 years on
Delon: Women pushed me forward
Honorary Cannes Palme for an 'accidental' icon
Pedro centre stage in Cannes
New film with Cruz and Banderas his most personal to date
Loach confronts the gig economy
Cannes prizes could beckon for new take on inequality
Egerton and Elton’s tearful Cannes duet
Rocketman star on telling a life story with warts and all
Ghost of Romero stalks Cannes opener
Jarmusch acknowledges the influence of the master
Tarantino up to the wire in Cannes
Festival director on suspense, gender parity and Alain Delon

Cannes Film Festival News

Spike Lee to be president of Cannes
BlacKkKlansman director heads competition jury
Parasite takes Cannes Palme d’Or
Dardennes, Banderas and Sciamma among other winners
Brazil takes top honour
Cannes Un Certain Regard sidebar reveals winners
Tarantino pooch takes Palm Dog award
Tails wagging for Brandy - “a great actress.”
Animation I Lost My Body wins in Cannes Critics’ Week
Our Mothers and Vivarium also rewarded
You can watch Cannes from home
Festival Scope hosts selection of Critics' Week shorts
Cannes gives Tarantino a standing ovation
DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie soak up the applause
Keep silence on Tarantino première in Cannes
Director appeals to fans to avoid any spoilers for Competition entry
New database promoting female talent launched at Cannes
"'Where are all the women?' We are here"
Countdown to Rocketman premiere
Croisette at fever pitch as Elton John arrives for biopic
Gainsbourg and Bardem open Cannes
Why the cinema experience has to be preserved
Heart first for president of Cannes jury
Amores Perros director on strategy, borders and world cinema
Stallone on Cannes warpath as Rambo
Fifth in the franchise set to bow with restored copy of original
Rithy Panh to head Camera d’Or Jury
Cambodian director returns to Cannes
Glittering close to Cannes for Nakache and Toledano
Cassel stars in the last screening of 72nd edition
Tarantino makes the final Cannes mix
DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie on red carpet for love letter to Hollywood
Cannes reveals Jury line-up
Fanning, Campillo, Reichardt and Lanthimos in the ranks
Rodriguez, Pattinson, Dafoe in Directors’ Fortnight
New director at Cannes reveals 'bold new talents'
Poots and Eisenberg head Cannes Critics’ Week
Seven titles compete for jury prizes
Cannes Un Certain Regard delivers diversity
Women directors to the fore in selection
Malick, Almodóvar and Loach head for Cannes
Women to the fore in official selection
Delon to receive Cannes tribute award
Honorary Palme d’Or for acting legend
Varda still shines her light on Cannes
Film-maker’s image provides backdrop to Festival
Jarmusch and zombies to open Cannes
First feature to be announced in Palme d’Or race
Rocketman set for Cannes debut?
Omens look promising for Elton John biopic
Cannes Critics’ Week names jury president
Birds Of Passage director at the helm for 58th edition
Denis down to Earth in Cannes
High Life director heads short film jury
Dujardin back in Cannes
The Artist stars in Quentin Dupieux's Directors’ Fortnight opener
Labaki to take up Cannes jury duties
Capernaum director in charge of Un Certain Regard
Mexican director to head Cannes jury
Iñárritu “humbled and delighted” by appointment
Return to Cannes for Tarantino?
Contenders line up as countdown runs down to May

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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