Cannes Film Festival 2017

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Makala Makala
Makala and Los Perros
Ava (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Léa Mysius; Stars: Laure Calamy, Noée Abita, Juan Cano)
Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. She confronts the problem in her own way.
The Best Fireworks Ever (Country: Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Aleksandra Terpinska; Stars: Justyna Wasilewska, Malwina Buss, Piotr Polak, Piotr Ablasewicz, Jacek Beler, Adam Bobik, Kinga Ciesielska, Arkadiusz Detmer, Andrzej Konopka, Robert Koszucki, Artur Krajewski, Romuald Krezel, Aleksandar Milicevic, Szymon Myslakowski, Maciej Nawrocki)
Three friends are forced to change their future plans after facing military conflict.
Bloody Milk (Petit Paysan) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Hubert Charuel; Stars: Swann Arlaud, Isabelle Candelier, Sara Giraudeau, Bouli Lanners, Valentin Lespinasse)
A man lives for his cattle herd, so when one of them becomes ill he will do anything to save the rest of his animals.
Special screening
Brigsby Bear (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Dave McCary; Writer: Kevin Costello, Kevin Costello, Kyle Mooney, Kyle Mooney; Stars: Kyle Mooney, Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins)
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Closing film
Children Leave At Dawn (Year: 2017; Director: Manon Coubia)
Gabriel And The Mountain Gabriel And The Mountain
Gabriel And The Mountain and Sicilian Ghost Story
Ela - Sketches On A Departure (Year: 2017; Director: Oliver Adam Kusio)
Ela wants to escape the tristesse of her daily life and move West, into a better life.
Employee Of The Month (Jodilerks Dela Cruz) (Year: 2017; Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad)
Jodilerks, a petrol station attendant is on her last day of duty. The night is young…
Exposure (Le Visage) (Year: 2017; Director: Salvatore Lista)
A video game maker asks an art gallery worker if he can use her face in his next game.
La Familia (Country: Venezuela, Chile, Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Gustavo Rondón Córdova; Writer: Gustavo Rondón Córdova; Stars: Giovanni García, Reggie Reyes)
Gabriel And The Mountain (Gabriel e a montanha) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2017; Director: Fellipe Barbosa; Writer: Fellipe Barbosa, Lucas Paraizo, Kirill Mikhanovsky; Stars: Caroline Abras, João Pedro Zappa, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman, John Goodluck, Luke Mpata, Rhosinah Sekeleti, Leonard Siampala)
Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decides to travel the world for one year... finally reaching Kenya.
Tehran Taboo Tehran Taboo
Tehran Taboo and Brigsby Bear
Los Desheredados (Year: 2017; Director: Laura Ferrés Moreno)
A portrait of the director's father facing the end of his family business.
Los Perros (Country: France, Chile; Year: 2017; Director: Marcela Said; Writer: Marcela Said; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers, Rafael Spregelburd, Alejandro Sieveking)
A woman embarks on an affair with a colonel suspected of human rights abuses.
Makala (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Emmanuel Gras; Stars: Kabwita Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo)
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
Möbius (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Sam Kuhn; Writer: Sam Kuhn; Stars: Caley Jones, Cotey Pope)
A teenage poet relates the mysterious disappearance of her high school lover Sebastian.
Oh Lucy! (Country: US, Japan; Year: 2017; Director: Atsuko Hirayanagi; Writer: Atsuko Hirayanagi, Boris Frumin, Atsuko Hirayanagi; Stars: Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, Kaho Minami, Kôji Yakusho, Shioli Kutsuna, Reiko Aylesworth, Todd Giebenhain, Eddie Hassell, Nick Gracer, Casey J. Adler, Emmet Flores, Tre Hale, Stefanie Arianne)
Bloody Milk Bloody Milk
Bloody Milk and La Familia
Real Gods Require Blood (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Moin Hussain; Writer: Tom Benn; Stars: Gillian Waugh, Lyndsay Fielding, Sharon Spink, Gary Overton, Mark Lavery, Kirsty Doyle, Anna Berentzen, Lee Gresty, Avidavit Williams, Richard Owusu, Alkali Reid, Ivy Mattingly, Kamari May)
A babysitter looks after children who claim they are feeding a nightly visitor from hell.
Selva (Country: Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile; Year: 2017; Director: Sofia Quiros; Writer: Sofia Quiros; Stars: Maikel Gutiérrez, Smashleen Gutiérrez)
Selva dances within voices and memories, in a game that prepares her for the inevitable separation.
Sicilian Ghost Story (Country: Italy, France, Switzerland; Year: 2017; Director: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza; Writer: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza, based on a story from the book by Marco Mancassola; Stars: Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Corinne Musallari, Andrea Falzone, Frederico Finocchiaro, Lorenzo Amato, Filippo Luna)
When a boy disappears, a young girl goes looking for him in the dark world that has swallowed him.
Opening film
Tesla: Lumière Mondiale (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Matthew Rankin)
Short inspired by Nikolai Tesla's appeal to JP Morgan for last-ditch funds.
Tehran Taboo (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2017; Director: Ali Soozandeh; Writer: Ali Soozandeh; Stars: Voices of, Arash Marandi, Alireza Bayram, Siir Eloglu, Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Klaus Ofczarek, Morteza Tavakoli, Gernot Polak, Hasan Ali Mete, Roxana Rahnama, Thomas Nash, Elmira Rafizadeh, Helia Shirtavani, Pouria Zahan, Bilal Yasar, Aida Loos)
An insight into the society of underground Tehran.
Ava Ava
Ava and Oh Lucy!
A Violent Life (Une vie violente) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Thierry de Peretti; Stars: Cédric Appietto, Paul Garatte, Jean-Marc Michelangeli, Jean-Étienne Brat, Marie-Pierre Nouveau, Henri-Noël Tabary, Dominique Colombani, Anaïs Lechiara, Délia Sepulcre-Nativi)
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