Standing Tall Standing Tall

Cannes Film Festival opened, for only the second time in its history, with a film by a female director - Emmanuelle Bercot's Standing Tall. Public excitement, meanwhile, was in large part focused on the première of Mad Max: Fury Road. You can read what George Miller, Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy said about the film here.

The Palme d'Or went to Jacques Audiard for his drama Dheepan, while the Jury Prize went to The Lobster. Read more about the winners here.

The festival ran from May 13 to 24.

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Cannes Latest Reviews

The Little Prince
The Little Prince
A girl's life is transformed when she learns the story of a pilot who once crashed in the desert and met a little boy from a distant planet.
A boy's bond with his pet sheep strengthens after the loss of his mother... but trouble with his relatives brews.
Happy End
Happy End
A black comedy animation about death with a happy ending.
Neither Heaven Nor Earth
Neither Heaven Nor Earth
French soldiers in Afghanistan are faced with unexpected circumstances.
Our Little Sister
Our Little Sister
Three sisters take their 15-year-old half sister into their home and hearts.
Journey To The Shore
Journey To The Shore
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
Embrace Of The Serpent
Embrace Of The Serpent
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
A warlord splits his kingdom between his sons only to see the older two cause chaos as they battle for supremacy in this vivid Japanese reworking of King Lear.
Valley Of Love
Valley Of Love
Two estranged parents are brought together by a request from their son who committed suicide.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

King of hearts
Maïwenn and Louis Garrel on strategy, truth, destructive love and My King.
The last waltz
Thomas Bidegain on the dynamics in Les Cowboys and more.
Waltzing with the West
Thomas Bidegain on Les Cowboys.
Friends, foes and lovers
Louis Garrel talks about his work on Two Friends and My King.
Tall order
Emmanuelle Bercot on Standing Tall and the kids who fall through the cracks.
Keeping score
Grégoire Hetzel on his compositions for Mathieu Amalric and Arnaud Desplechin.
Music of the ancestors
Atli Örvarsson on his family connection to Rams, a move to Europe and drawing on tradition.
Maiwenn on the rocky road of romance
Director talking relationships, falling in love, and passion.
When the signs and the stories are gone
László Nemes on organisation and chaos in Son Of Saul.
Still breathing
László Nemes on Auschwitz, language, religion and Son Of Saul.
Taking stock
Grímur Hákonarson on shooting Rams, running for the Oscars and Icelandic co-operation.
The Price Of Salt and Carol
Christine Vachon and Elizabeth Karlsen on Todd Haynes, Cate Blanchett and women in the Fifties.
Down to her last cigarette
Todd Haynes, Phyllis Nagy and Cate Blanchett on Carol.
Memories of Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Pia Lindström on family, dogs, home movies and Ingrid Bergman.
Picturing Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Stina Gardell on Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
All about My Mother
Nanni Moretti on the Pope, Wings Of Desire and Mia Madre.
Clash of the titans through a lens
Rough ride for Oscar-nod documentary The Salt Of The Earth.
Keitel - a man for all seasons
Youth star Harvey on Sorrentino, Campion and Scorsese.
Exploring science
Marion Cotillard and Luc Jacquet on how film can promote understanding.
Visions of Antarctica
Luc Jacquet on Ice And The Sky, Wild-Touch and introducing young film-makers to nature.
A funny thing happened...
Lizzie Brown on Love Is Blind and an unexpected call from Cannes.
John Boorman in flashback
The director reflects on his career and his sequel to Hope And Glory.
The real world of Vincent Lindon
Cannes best actor on career and causes.
Back to the roots of Macbeth
Cotillard, Fassbender and Kurzel on the Scottish play.
McDormand’s rallying cry for women in film
Time to seize the moment - and stop complaining.
Coming soon - Cannes sex extravaganza
Love director Gaspar Noé reveals all in 3D.
Caine candid in Cannes
Youth star talks age and virility with Jane Fonda, Paolo Sorrentino, Paul Dano, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz.
Family ties for Huppert and Byrne
Trier takes a bow in Cannes Competition.
Blanchett reveals naked truth
Cate and Carol co-star Rooney Mara on why nudity holds no fears.
The wit and wisdom of Woody in Cannes
Allen on moral crises, TV series, distractions and ageing in Irrational Man.
Mad Max roars into Cannes
Miller explains why it took him so long.

Cannes Film Festival News

Mad Max director to be Cannes President
Miller heads jury for 69th edition.
Audiard nabs Cannes Palme d’Or
Dheepan opens eyes to troubles of the world.
Rams takes top prize in Un Certain Regard
The High Sun and Journey To The Shore also celebrated.
Critics pick their winners in Cannes
Hungary, India and Argentina lead the way.
Serpent scores in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight
Prizes awarded in run-up to closing weekend.
Canine cuts it in Cannes
Arabian Nights star takes Palm Dog.
Film4Climate at Cannes Film Festival
Industry heads pledge to reduce environmental impact of film.
Paulina takes top prize at Cannes Critics' Week
Land And Shade also celebrates double win.
Putting their foot in it
Cannes insists female guests wear high heels.
The Coens start Cannes jury duty
Looking at how to choose the winners.
Honorary Cannes Palme for Agnès Varda
Veteran director with “global impact”.
Sabine becomes Madame President
Cannes Camera d’Or jury named.
Saving the planet in Cannes
Closing title from Penguins director.
Last crop of Cannes contenders
Nicloux, Noé, Franco and Mendoza join the throng.
Marceau, Miller and Gyllenhaal on Cannes jury
Coens find their seven colleagues.
Final Cannes cut from Directors’ Fortnight
Saulnier, Garrel, Desplechin, Van Dormael, Ayouch make the mix.
Desplechin finds a berth in Cannes
Titles buzz at Directors’ Fortnight and Critics’ Week.
Woody, Moretti, Van Sant and Haynes return to Cannes
Festival unveils its diverse 2015 vintage
Garrel’s women come out of the shadows in Cannes
Directors’ Fortnight reveals opening film.
Cannes: Femme to the fore
Bercot set to open the Riviera jamboree.
Cannes anticipation at fever pitch
Countdown to programme launch.
Cannes face of a free-thinker
Critics’ Week reveals poster image.
Mad Max set to take Cannes by storm
Special screening for the latest in the saga.
Bergman – the face of Cannes
Icon chosen for her “liberty and audacity.”
Lambert Wilson – mine host at Cannes
Actor returns for a repeat performance.
Sissako returns as a Cannes judge
Timbuktu director signs for jury duty.

Cannes Film Festival Galleries

Cannes Un Certain Regard 2015 gallery
Films screening in Un Certain Regard at Cannes 2015
Cannes Directors' Fortnight Gallery 2015
Films screening in the La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in 2015
Cannes 2015 Competition Gallery
Films screening in Competition at Cannes

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