This year marks the 77th edition of the festival, which will run from May 14 to 25. It will open with French comedy The Second Act, directed by Quentin Dupieux. Meryl Streep has received an Honorary Palme d'Or, with George Lucas to follow suit. View trailers of films from the festival on our YouTube channel.

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Holy Cow!
Holy Cow!
After the sudden death of his father an 18-year-old finds himself looking after his sister... and changing his life.
Armand
Armand
A mother is called into her child's infant school after he faces an accusation.
Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1
Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1
An epic spanning the Civil War from 1861 to 1865.
Plastic Guns
Plastic Guns
A case of mistaken identity fuels a twisted satire.
The Shameless
The Shameless
Love story between two women who face a struggle against a patriarchal society.
All We Imagine As Light
All We Imagine As Light
Triptych explores the lives of three women in Mumbai.
Sauna Day
Sauna Day
Secrets in a smoke sauna.
The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent
The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent
Tension mounts on a passenger train after it is stopped by paramilitaries.
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Prequel about the young Furiosa, who is snatched by a biker gang.
The Marching Band
The Marching Band
A conductor discovers he was adopted and has a younger sibling.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Celebrating an unsung hero
Nebojša Slijepčević on bringing the story of Tomo Buzov to screen in The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent
Secrets through the smoke
Anna Hints and Tushar Prakash on code-switching and capturing the unsaid in Sauna Day
Audiard on a crazy musical spree in Mexico
Director on changing identity, democracy and drug cartels
At last Maddin makes mischief in Cannes
G7 satire star power for Rumours filmmaker
Costner puts his money on the line
After Dances With Wolves he says Western saga Horizon is to put records straight
Arnold reveals the naked truth
Cannes award-winning director of Bird on how images spark imagination
Gere in his father’s footsteps
Star reprises creative relationship with Schrader four decades after American Gigolo
Emma Stone gets physical in Cannes
Lanthimos’ 'muse' on body language, equality and telling stories
Coppola, the fearless, has no regrets
Megalopolis director values friendship more than personal fortune
Miller still a playful child at heart
Furiosa director on the joys of technology, creating legends and eternal curiosity
Status 'protected' Cannes star Léa Seydoux
'From the beginning I worked with people who respected me - more or less'
Streaming Spolight: Cannes Class of 23
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Cannes Film Festival News

Shaking Sean Baker lifts the Palme d’Or
Sex work comedy Anora triumphs in Cannes with rewards for India, Iran and Mexican drug cartel musical
Black Dog pounces on Un Certain Regard top accolade
Jury prize and acting award for asylum-seeker tale The Story of Souleymane
Top Cannes award for 'daring' This Life Of Mine
Kodi from Dog On Trial scoops the canine gong as first prizes announced
Meryl crowned Queen of the Croisette
Honorary Palme for Hollywood royalty as Cannes crowds and first nighters go wild for Streep
Gerwig living the dream in Cannes
#MeToo, strikes, sitting in judgment and Donald Trump.. Barbie director and her jury take stock of the task head
Cannes femmes in the eye of the storm
Riviera #MeToo clouds gather as festival launches with Streep, Gerwig and Arnold to the fore
Mohammad Rasolouf escapes Iran
Move comes days after The Seed Of The Sacred Fig director was sentenced to jail and flogging
Actress on Cannes #MeToo barricades
Judith Godrèche's short film highlights victims of industry insider sexual abuse
Cannes organisers complete the line-up
New films by Hazanavicius, Stone, and Rasoulof join the throng
Many lives of Abel Gance’s Napoleon
Epic silent film restored for a 'new' version in Cannes Classics
Sophie Fillières' final film to open Cannes Directors’ Fortnight
Agnès Jaoui escapes to the Highlands in filmmaker's fond farewell
Cannes Critics’ Week to open with Ghost Trail
Record number of contenders vie for space in the selection
Coppola, Arnold, Cronenberg hope to make bumper Cannes
Thierry Frémaux announces the return of the Festival’s big guns for 77th edition
Costner and Lucas ride out at Cannes
Stars return for world premiere and a Golden Palm, while Andrea Arnold also to receive honour
King of the absurd to open Cannes
Quentin Dupieux ready to rock the Croisette with a starry comedy
Latest Mad Max instalment races to Cannes
George Miller 'thrilled' to be back on the Croisette with Furiosa
'President' Dolan returns to Cannes
Director 'humbled and honoured' to head Un Certain Regard jury

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