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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 festival ran from May 13 to 24.
View Films by Strand:
- Cannes Classics
- Critics' Week
- Directors' Fortnight
- Midnight Screenings
- Opening Gala
- Out Of Competition
- Special Screenings
- Un Certain Regard
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Cannes Latest Reviews
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.
A black comedy animation about death with a happy ending.
French soldiers in Afghanistan are faced with unexpected circumstances.
Three sisters take their 15-year-old half sister into their home and hearts.
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
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.
Two estranged parents are brought together by a request from their son who committed suicide.
Cannes Film Festival Features
Cannes Film Festival News
Cannes Film Festival Galleries
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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