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Cannes Film Festival celebrated 50 years of its Directors' Fortnight section in 2018 as the overall festival enjoys its 71st edition. The festival opened with Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows, starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.
Shoplifters won the Palme d'Or. Read about the other main competition winners.
The festival ran from May 8 to 19.
View Films by Strand:
- Cannes Classics
- Critics' Week
- Directors' Fortnight
- Midnight Screenings
- Out Of Competition
- Special Screenings
- Un Certain Regard
View previous years coverage of the Cannes Film Festival festival:
Cannes Latest Reviews
A portrait of a family in crisis.
After a German woman falls out with her husband in the Mojave desert, she storms off to a truck stop, where she begins to transform - and be transformed by - the people who live there.
When a surveyor has a vision of the Virgin Mary, she is inspired to try to build a church on land marked for commercial development, sparking conflict.
A comedy drama about a male synchronised swimming team.
The sad life and stupendous success of a singing superstar.
A journey through the pictorial world of Orson Welles, his drawings, paintings and works of youth, seen for the first time on screen thanks to his daughter Beatrice Welles.
A father and daughter find themselves searching for a place to call their own after their off-the-grid lives are discovered by the authorities.
A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.
Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
A woman suffering from memory loss is reunited with the family she can't remember having.
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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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