Ismael's Ghosts opened the festival Ismael's Ghosts opened the festival

Cannes Film Festival notches up its 70th year in 2017. The festival runs from May 17 to 28. It opened with Arnaud Desplechin's Ismael's Ghosts. We'll be bringing you coverage throughout the festival.

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A writer of film versions for the visually impaired falls for a photographer who is losing his eyesight, together they learn to see the radiant world.
Tehran Taboo
Tehran Taboo
An insight into the society of underground Tehran.
Documentary about the working relationship between actor Leon Vitali and Stanley Kubrick.
The Workshop
The Workshop
An exploration of group dynamics in a young people’s writing workshop.
Gabriel And The Mountain
Gabriel And The Mountain
Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decides to travel the world for one year... finally reaching Kenya.
The Desert Bride
The Desert Bride
When a live-in maid's path crosses that of a travelling salesman, her life will change forever.
L'Amant Double
L'Amant Double
A fragile young woman falls for her psychotherapist... and his twin.
Sicilian Ghost Story
Sicilian Ghost Story
When a boy disappears, a young girl goes looking for him in the dark world that has swallowed him.
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Three teenage punks gatecrash a party on the Queen's jubilee night in London and have an unexpected experience that feels out of this world
Let The Sunshine In
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
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Cannes Film Festival Features

Saddling back up
Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on autism, training horses and The Rider
Deepening the mystery
Mathieu Amalric and Jeanne Balibar on Barbara and Balibar's Merveilles À Montfermeil
Filming sensations
Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
In Focus
Leon Vitali on Stanley Kubrick and Filmworker
Actors’s pride for 120 Beats Per Minute
Award-winner Biscayart on sexuality, activism and the pink condom
Jeanne’s love affair with Barbara
César best actress Balibar on becoming a musical legend in Barbara
Blond ambition
Atsuko Hirayanagi on Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's role in Oh Lucy!
Campillo’s beat goes on
Director on AIDS drama 120 BPM, writing from the heart and collaboration
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
The apple of his eye
Arnaud Desplechin on Lacan, Rilke, Hitchcock, Philip Roth, and Ismael’s Ghosts: Director’s Cut
Horse sense
Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on The Rider
'I just don’t know about fame. I have never figured it out'
Good Time star Robert Pattinson on being a lone wolf - and stardom as a side dish
Kruger returns to her mother tongue
Star on terror attacks, women’s roles, Tarantino and Romy Schneider.
Pattinson has a Good Time changing image
'Invisible' Twilight star goes for grunge in Cannes.
Sofia gets all her own way
The Beguiled director on Farrell, Kidman and Dunst.
Elton inspires three young filmmakers
Video shorts evoke singer's classic songs.
'Film is the best way to deliver a powerful message'
Gore on his fight to save planet.
Clint’s instincts always come up tops
Director on political correctness, mentors and a new project.
Reluctant Dustin resists the passing years
Hoffman, Stiller and Sandler at heart of Baumbach’s family saga.
Östlund’s Monkey business
The Square director goes animal crackers.
Redgrave confronts refugee crisis
Veteran actress makes directing debut in Cannes.
Wright bangs the drum for women
Cannes star Robin talks equality, Wonder Woman and Trump.
Long and short of Ismael's Ghosts
Desplechin on choices, Cotillard, Amalric and Gainsbourg.

Cannes Film Festival News

Kidman hailed the Queen of Cannes
Palme d’Or for Swedish satire The Square.
Iran tops Cannes Un Certain Regard
FIPRESCI jury also unveils Cannes winners.
The Rider gallops to a Cannes award
Directors’ Fortnight announces winners.
Bruno wins Palm Dog paws down
Jury announces canine winners in Cannes.
Accolades for Cannes new talent
Critics’ Week announces prize-winners.
Cannes shows solidarity for Manchester
Festival and mayor give messages of support
Netflix screening hit by fault
Swinton and Bong keep their cool.
Almodóvar roots for the big screen
Cannes jury president weighs in to Netflix row.
Resolution for Cannes row over Netflix
Festival to introduce new rules to preserve cinema.
Play it again Cannes!
Classics to the fore for Festival’s 70th.
Polanski back on Cannes red carpet
Director among late signings for festival.
Smith, Chastain and Sorrentino join Cannes jury
Almodóvar finalises his colleagues for duty.
Critics offer top picks for Cannes
La Semaine de la Critique reveals line-up.
Binoche and Depardieu open Cannes Quinzaine
Directors’ Fortnight unveiled.
Scottish short film selected for Cannes
"Obviously it's amazing," says director Rory Alexander Stewart.
Cannes announces 70th edition line-up
Kidman, Farrell, Pattinson and Moore for red carpet.
Cannes countdown hots up
Besson, Coppola, Haneke waiting in the wings.
Cannes jury duty for Sandrine
Award for best first film in the festival.
Cannes Critics’ Week sealed with a kiss
Sidebar section unveils poster image
Cannes unveils poster for 70th edition
Claudia Cardinale takes twirl for platinum anniversary.
Bellucci in Cannes spotlight
Actress to open and close 70th edition.
Almodóvar named Cannes jury president
Spaniard “overwhelmed” by invitation for 70th edition.

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