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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
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Cannes Latest Reviews
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald... then one of her actors is brutally murdered.
A woman who has just given birth abandons her baby in the struggle to survive.
Secrets resurface after a woman returns to her family's village for a wedding.
A five-part anthology featuring a troubled king, a failed businessman and an army deserter in stories that reflect the cruelty of 19th Century colonialism, told using stop-motion puppets.
A young male sex worker searches for love and companionship.
A middle-aged woman declares war on the heavy industry in her small town, but everything changes when a Ukrainian orphan enters her life.
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa.
Through the description of the daily lives of the now elderly survivors of the Jiabiangou Forced Labor Camp, this documentary seeks to expose the truth about the political campaigns of the late 1950s that led so many people to suffer or to die.
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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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