Eye For Film >> Festivals >> Cannes >> 2015 >> Directors' Fortnight
Arabian Nights (Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland; Year: 2015; Director: Miguel Gomes; Writer: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo, Telmo Churro; Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Dinarte Branco, Carloto Cotta, Adriano Luz, Rogério Samora, Maria Rueff, Cristina Carvalhal)
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
Beyond My Grandfather Allende (Allende, Mi Abuelo Allende) (Year: 2015; Director: Marcia Tambutti Allende; Writer: Bruni Burres, Paola Castillo)
The granddaughter of Chilean president Salvador Allende, who died in a coup d'etat, embarks on an intimate journey to discover the personal side of his life.
The Brand New Testament (Le tout nouveau testament) (Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2015; Director: Jaco van Dormael; Writer: Thomas Gunzig, Jaco Van Dormael; Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Yolande Moreau, Catherine Deneuve)
The new adventures of God, who lives in Brussels with his teenage daughter and falls foul of her hacking skills.
The Cowboys (Les Cowboys) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Thomas Bidegain; Writer: Noé Debré; Stars: John C. Reilly, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, François Damiens, Ellora Torchia)
A father sets out to find his missing daughter with the help of his son.
Dope (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Rick Famuyiwa; Writer: Rick Famuyiwa; Stars: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Zoë Kravitz, Kimberly Elise, A$AP Rocky )
Self confessed teen geek from the wrong side of the tracks in Inglewood, Cal, with aspirations to go to Harvard, is compromised by a stash of drugs and threats from gangster crews.
Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Ciro Guerra; Writer: Ciro Guerra, Jacques Toulemonde Vidal; Stars: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis, Yauenkü Miguee, Nicolás Cancino, Luigi Sciamanna)
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Fatima (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Philippe Faucon; Writer: Philippe Faucon; Stars: Zita Hanrot, Mehdi Senoussi, Yolanda Mpele, Franck Andrieux)
Green Room (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jeremy Saulnier; Writer: Jeremy Saulnier; Stars: Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Anton Yelchin, Patrick Stewart, Mark Webber, Joe Cole)
A young punk band is trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling on a murder committed by neo-Nazis.
Happy End (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Jan Saska; Writer: Jan Saska)
A black comedy animation about death with a happy ending.
The Here After (Country: France, Poland, Sweden; Year: 2015; Director: Magnus von Horn; Writer: Magnus von Horn; Stars: Mats Blomgren, Ulrik Munther, Loa Ek)
After having served time for murdering his girlfriend, John discovers that the real pain he needs to experience has not yet begun.
In The Shadow Of Women (L'Ombre Des Femmes) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Philippe Garrel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Caroline Deruas-Garrel; Stars: Clotilde Courau, Vimala Pons, Stanislas Merhar, Mounir Margoum)
A documentary maker embarking on an affair with his assistant is surprised to discover his partner already has a lover.
Much Loved (Country: Morocco, France; Year: 2015; Director: Nabil Ayouch; Stars: Loubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Hlima Karaouane Sara, Elmhamdi Elalaoui)
Marrakech today. Noha, Randa, Soukaina, Hlima and others live a life of ‘love for sale’.
Mustang (Country: Turkey, France, Qatar, Germany; Year: 2015; Director: Deniz Gamze Erguven; Writer: Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Alice Winocour; Stars: Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Tugba Sunguroglu, Ilayda Akdogan, Nihal G. Koldas, Ayberk Pekcan, Bahar Kerimoglu, Burak Yigit, Erol Afsin, Suzanne Marrot, Serife Kara, Aynur Komecoglu, Serpil Reis, Rukiye Sariahmet)
Coming of age story about five Turkish girls.
My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse, My Golden Years) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Arnaud Desplechin; Writer: Arnaud Desplechin, Julie Peyr; Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Lou Roy-Lecollinet, Quentin Dolmaire, Léonard Matton)
Part prequel to My Sex Life. Paul remembers his youth and the consequences of true love.
Peace To Us In Our Dreams (Country: Lithuania, France; Year: 2015; Director: Sharunas Bartas; Writer: Sharunas Bartas; Stars: Sharunas Bartas, Lora Kmieliauskaite, Ina Marija Bartaité, Edvinas Goldsteinas, Giedrus Nakas)
A Perfect Day (El Pozo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Fernando León de Aranoa; Writer: Fernando León de Aranoa, based on the book by Paula Farias; Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins, Mélanie Thierry, Fedja Stukan)
Songs My Brothers Taught Me (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao; Stars: Irene Bedard, Eleonore Hendricks, Taysha Fuller, Travis Lone Hill, Dakota Brown, John Reddy, Lauren Janis, Cat Clifford, Kevin Hunter, Keanna Rowland, Jorge Dullknife, Gabby Montileaux, Derrick Janis, Allen Reddy, Jashaun St. John)
Life for siblings on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld (Gokudou Daisensou) (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Takashi Miike; Writer: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi; Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Yayan Ruhian, Rirî Furankî, Denden)
The murdered vampire boss of a Yakuza clan passes on his powers to a bullied underling who develops a insatiable desire to wreak vengeance upon their mysterious foes.