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This year's festival will run from May 11 to 22. It will open with Woody Allen's Cafe Society, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. The British films competiting this year Andrea Arnold's American Honey and Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake.
View Films by Strand:
- Cannes Classics
- Critics' Week
- Directors' Fortnight
- Midnight Screenings
- Official Competition
- Special Screenings
- Un Certain Regard
View previous years coverage of the Cannes Film Festival festival:
Cannes Latest Reviews
After they split, a couple continue to share a house because of financial constraints.
The life of a castaway on a desert island.
A handmaiden sets out to swindle an heiress but things don't go to plan.
Biographical tale of the director's own youth.
Stop-motion story of a boy, who is sent to a group home for orphans after the death of his mum.
Period comedy, set in 1910, about the investigation into disappearances from beaches in France.
Tale of love, loss and vampires.
Forced out of their apartment, Emad and Rana move into a new flat. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
Thriller about two teens who are desperate to escape their abusive lives but find their problems exacerbated by a corrupt cop.
A teenager becomes a religious zealot and mounts a campaign against his biology teacher.
Cannes Film Festival Features
Cannes Film Festival News
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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