Cannes Film Festival 2015

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Rams Rams
Rams and Journey To The Shore
Alias Maria (Country: Colombia, Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: José Luis Rugeles; Writer: Diego Vivanco)
Colombian conflict seen through the eyes of a pregnant solder.
Cemetery Of Splendor (Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Malaysia, South Korea, Mexico, US, Norway; Year: 2015; Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul; Writer: Apichatpong Weerasethakul; Stars: Jenjira Pongpas, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram, Petcharat Chaiburi, Tawatchai Buawat, Sujittraporn Wongsrikeaw, Bhattaratorn Senkraigul, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Pongsadhorn Lertsukon, Sasipim Piwansenee, Apinya Unphanlam, Richard Abramson, Kammanit Sansuklerd, Boonyarak Bodlakorn, Wacharee Nagvichien)
A housewife tends to a soldier with a mysterious sleeping sickness and begins to experience strange dreams.
The Chosen Ones (Las Elegidas) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2015; Director: David Pablos; Writer: David Pablos, based on the book by Diego Luna)
A teenager being taught to groom girls into prostitution by his father falls in love with one of his marks.
Fly Away Solo (Masaan) (Country: India, France; Year: 2015; Director: Neeraj Ghaywan; Stars: Shweta Tripathi, Richa Chadda, Vicky Kaushal)
Relationship drama.
The Fourth Direction (Chauthi Koot) (Country: India, France; Year: 2015; Director: Gurvinder Singh; Writer: Gurvinder Singh based on the short stories by Waryam Singh Sandhu)
Government corruption leads to the birth of a resistance movement.
Madonna Madonna
Madonna and One Floor Below
The High Sun (Zvizdan) (Country: Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia; Year: 2015; Director: Dalibor Matanic; Writer: Dalibor Matanic; Stars: Tihana Lazovic, Goran Markovic, Nives Ivankovic)
Three different love stories, set in three consecutive decades, in two neighbouring Balkan villages burdened with a long history of inter-ethnic hatred
I Am A Soldier (Je Suis Un Soldat) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Laurent Larivière; Stars: Louise Bourgoin, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Laurent Capelluto)
A woman returns to her mother's home and begins work at a kennels trafficking dogs from eastern Europe only to encounter a man from her past.
Journey To The Shore (Kishibe No Tabi) (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa; Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, based on the book by Kazumi Yumoto; Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Eri Fukatsu)
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
Lamb (Country: Ethiopia, France, Germany, Norway, Qatar; Year: 2015; Director: Yared Zeleke; Writer: Yared Zeleke; Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Wolela Assefa, Rahel Teshome, Bitania Aberaham, Rohama Demise)
A boy's bond with his pet sheep strengthens after the loss of his mother... but trouble with his relatives brews.
Madonna (Country: South Korea; Year: 2015; Director: Shin Su-won; Writer: Shin Su-won; Stars: Seo Young-Hee, Byun Yo-han)
When a Jane Doe is marked for heart transplant a nurse tries to find out about her life.
Sweet Bean Sweet Bean
Sweet Bean and Cemetery Of Splendor
Maryland (Close Protection) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Alice Winocour; Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy)
An ex-soldier with PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town.
Nahid (Year: 2015; Director: Ida Panahandeh)
Described by the director as "a drama of love".
One Floor Below (Un Etaj Mai Jos) (Country: Romania; Year: 2015; Director: Radu Muntean; Writer: Alexandru Baciu, Radu Muntean, Razvan Radulescu; Stars: Teodor Corban, Iulian Postelnicu, Tatiana Iekel, Ionut Bora)
A witness to a crime is faced with a philosophical dilemma.
The Other Side (Louisiana) (Country: US, France; Year: 2015; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini, Denise Ping Lee)
A documentary about America's new poor.
Rams (Hrútar) (Country: Iceland; Year: 2015; Director: Grímur Hákonarson; Writer: Grímur Hákonarson; Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jon Benonysson, Gunnar Jónsson, Þorleifur Einarsson), Trailer
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.
Lamb Lamb
Lamb and Alias Maria
The Shameless (Mu-roe-han) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2014; Director: Oh Seung-Uk; Writer: Oh Seung-Uk)
A detective falls for the girlfriend of a gangster.
Sweet Bean (An, Sweet Red Bean Paste) (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Naomi Kawase; Writer: Naomi Kawase, based on the book by Durian Sakegawa; Stars: Kirin Kiki, Miki Mizuno, Masatoshi Nagase, Etsuko Ichihara)
A baker forms a bond with an elderly woman over their love of pastry.
Taklub (Trap) (Country: Philippines; Year: 2015; Director: Brillante Mendoza; Writer: Honee Alipio; Stars: Nora Aunor, Julio Diaz, Lou Veloso, Ruby Ruiz, Soliman Cruz, Romalito Mallari)
The story of the survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda in Tacloban
The Treasure (Comoara) (Country: Romania; Year: 2015; Director: Corneliu Porumboiu; Writer: Corneliu Porumboiu; Stars: Radu Banzaru, Toma Cuzin, Florin Kevorkian, Dan Chiriac, Iulia Ciochina)
Two men go on a quest for fortune.

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