Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> Cannes Film Festival >> 2018
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
Asako is a 21-year-old woman, living in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku who has a free spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and she meets Ryohei. He looks just like her ex-boyfriend Baku, but he has a completely different personality.
A truck driver is tasked with transporting mysterious cargo across a scorched landscape from Kosovo to Belgrade during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.
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.
Cannes Film Festival Features
Cannes Film Festival News
Cannes Film Festival Galleries
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema
Made In Prague
Czech film showcase
Celebration of documentary film
French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film