Cannes Film Festival 2015

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My King My King
My King and Mountains May Depart
The Assassin (Nie Yin Niang) (Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong; Year: 2015; Director: Hou Hsiao-hsien ; Writer: Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chu T'ien-wen, Hsieh Hai-meng; Stars: Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Sheu Fang-yi, Hsieh Hsin-ying, Zhou Yun, Juan Ching-tian, Tsumabuki Satoshi)
Action, drama and romance set during the Tang Dynasty.
Carol (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Todd Haynes; Writer: Phyllis Nagy, based on the book by Patricia Highsmith; Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Cory Michael Smith)
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Chronic (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michel Franco; Writer: Michel Franco; Stars: Tim Roth, Bitsie Tulloch, David Dastmalchian, Claire van der Boom, Sarah Sutherland, Tate Ellington, Joe Santos)
The story of a home care nurse working with terminally ill people.
Dheepan (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain; Stars: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Franck Falise, Vincent Rottiers, Marc Zinga, Claudine Vinasithamby)
The story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
The Lobster (Country: Greece, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, France; Year: 2015; Director: Yorgos Lanthimos; Writer: fthymis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos; Stars: Colin Farrell, Léa Seydoux, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, John C Reilly, Olivia Coleman)
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods.
Sicario Sicario
Sicario and Carol
Louder Than Bombs (Country: Norway, France, Denmark, US; Year: 2015; Director: Joachim Trier; Writer: Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt; Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Ryan, Gabriel Byrne, Ruby Jerins, Isabelle Huppert)
Three years after the death of a war photographer, secrets begin to emerge.
Macbeth (Country: UK, France, US; Year: 2015; Director: Justin Kurzel; Writer: Jacob Koskoff and Michael Lesslie, based on the play by William Shakespeare; Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Reynor, Paddy Considine, David Thewlis, Sean Harris)
Prophecy, treachery, murder and their consequences unwind in the Scottish Play.
Marguerite And Julien (Marguerite Et Julien) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Valérie Donzelli; Writer: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm; Stars: Anaïs Demoustier, Jérémie Elkaïm, Aurélia Petit)
Two siblings embark on a love affair.
The Measure Of A Man (La Loi Du marché, A Simple Man) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Stéphane Brizé; Writer: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce; Stars: Vincent Lindon, Karine de Mirbeck, Matthieu Schaller)
A supermarket guard faces a moral quandry.
Mountains May Depart (Shan He Gu Ren) (Country: China, Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Jia Zhangke; Writer: Jia Zhangke; Stars: Zhao Tao, Zhang Yi, Dong Jing, Dong Zijian)
A young woman chooses between two men as China is torn between its traditional values and a capitalist future.
The Assassin The Assassin
The Assassin and Son Of Saul
My King (Mon Roi) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Maïwenn; Writer: Etienne Comar, Maïwenn; Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, Isild Le Besco, Chrystèle Saint Louis Augustin )
An injured woman in a rehabilitation centre recalls an all encompassing love.
My Mother (Mia Madre) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2015; Director: Nanni Moretti; Writer: Gaia Manzini, Chiara Valerio; Stars: Margherita Buy, John Turturro, Giulia Lazzarini, Nanni Moretti, Beatrice Mancini)
Tragicomedy, a filmmaker tries to cope with crises.
Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda, based on the manga by Akimi Yoshida; Stars: Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho, Suzu Hirose, Ryô Kase, Ryôhei Suzuki)
Three sisters take their 15-year-old half sister into their home and hearts.
The Sea Of Trees (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Gus Van Sant; Writer: Chris Sparling; Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe)
A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Sicario (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Denis Villeneuve; Writer: Taylor Sheridan; Stars: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Jon Bernthal, Benicio Del Toro, Jeffrey Donovan)
A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Valley Of Love Valley Of Love
Valley Of Love and Tale Of Tales
Son Of Saul (Saul Fia) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2015; Director: László Nemes; Writer: László Nemes, Clara Royer; Stars: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn)
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people tries to save a body from the flames.
Tale Of Tales (Il Racconto Dei Racconti) (Country: Italy, France, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Matteo Garrone; Writer: Matteo Garrone, based on the book by Giambattista Basile; Stars: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, John C Reilly, Shirley Henderson)
Collection of fairy tales. In one, Salma Hayek is a jealous queen and in another Vincent Cassel plays a king who encounters two mysterious sisters. In a third a king raises a gigantic flea.
Valley Of Love (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Guillaume Nicloux; Writer: Guillaume Nicloux; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert)
Two estranged parents are brought together by a request from their son who committed suicide.
Youth (La Giovinezza, The Early Years) (Country: Italy, France, Switzerland, UK; Year: 2015; Director: Paolo Sorrentino; Writer: Paolo Sorrentino; Stars: Rachel Weisz, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Paul Dano, Harvey Keitel, Neve Gachev)
A composer and a film director staying in an Alpine hotel find themselves under unexpected pressure.

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