Cannes Film Festival 2018

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Mirai Mirai
Mirai and Birds Of Passage
Amin (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Philippe Faucon; Writer: Philippe Faucon, Mustapha Kharmoudi, Yasmina Nini-Faucon; Stars: Ouidad Elma, Fantine Harduin, Emmanuelle Devos, Loubna Abidar, Moustapha Mbengue, Ouidad Elma, Fantine Harduin, Emmanuelle Devos, Loubna Abidar, Moustapha Mbengue)
Basses (Year: 2018; Director: Félix Imbert)
Short
Birds Of Passage (Pajaros De Verano) (Country: Colombia, Denmark; Year: 2018; Director: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra; Writer: Maria Camila Arias, Jacques Toulemonde Vidal; Stars: Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes, Jhon Narváez, Greider Meza, José Vicente, Juan Bautista Martínez, Miguel Viera, Sergio Coen, Aslenis Márquez, José Naider, Yanker Díaz, Víctor Montero, Joaquín Ramón, Jorge Lascarro)
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
Opening night
Buy Me A Gun (Cómprame Un Revólver) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Julio Hernández Cordón; Writer: Julio Hernández Cordón)
Carmen And Lola (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Arantxa Echevarria; Writer: Arantxa Echevarria; Stars: Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Zaira Morales, Rosy Rodriguez, Carolina Yuste, Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Zaira Morales, Rosy Rodriguez, Carolina Yuste)
Mandy Mandy
Mandy and Leave No Trace
Climax (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Gaspar Noé; Writer: Gaspar Noé)
Dear Son (Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France; Year: 2018; Director: Mohamed Ben Attia; Writer: Mohamed Ben Attia; Stars: Imen Cherif, Mohamed Dhrif, Zakaria Ben Ayyed, Mouna Mejri, Imen Cherif, Mohamed Dhrif, Zakaria Ben Ayyed, Mouna Mejri)
Story of parents and their troubled son.
Las Cruces (Year: 2018; Director: Nicolas Boone)
Short
Leave No Trace (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Debra Granik; Writer: Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini; Stars: Ben Foster, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Jeff Korber, Dale Dickey)
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.
The Load (Teret) (Country: Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Ognjen Glavonic; Writer: Ognjen Glavonic; Stars: Leon Lucev, Pavle Cemerikic, Tamara Krcunovic, Ivan Lucev, Igor Bencina, Kosta Bekric, Novak Bilbija, Tadija Calukovic, Branislav Ciric, Radoje Cupic, Mateja Dimitrijevic, Olga Dimitrijevic, Sara Dinic, Milos Gasevic, Marko Grba Singh)
A truck driver is tasked with transporting mysterious cargo across a scorched landscape from Kosovo to Belgrade during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
Lucia's Grace Lucia's Grace
Lucia's Grace and The Load
Los Silencios (Year: 2018; Director: Beatriz Seigner)
Nuria, Fabio and their mother Amparo arrive in a small island in the middle of Amazonia, at the border of Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They ran away from the Colombian armed conflict in which their father disappeared. One day, he reappears in their new house. T
La Lotta (Year: 2018; Director: Marco Bellocchio)
Short
Lucia's Grace (Troppa Grazia) (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Gianni Zanasi; Writer: Federica Pontremoli, Gianni Zanasi; Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Giuseppe Battiston, Valerio Mastandrea, Hadas Yaron, Carlotta Natoli, Vincent Papa, Alba Rohrwacher, Giuseppe Battiston, Valerio Mastandrea, Hadas Yaron, Carlotta Natoli, Vincent Papa)
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.
Closing night
Mandy (Country: Belgium, US; Year: 2018; Director: Panos Cosmatos; Writer: Panos Cosmatos, Aaron Stewart-Ahn; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Richard Brake, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouere, Hayley Saywell)
Pacific Northwest. 1983. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their haven is savagely destroyed by a cult, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance.
Mirai (Mirai Ma Petite Soeur) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Mamoru Hosoda; Writer: Mamoru Hosoda; Stars: Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi, Gen Hoshino, Kôji Yakusho, Kumiko Asô, Mitsuo Yoshihara, Yoshiko Miyazaki, John Cho, Crispin Freeman, Masaharu Fukuyama, Victoria Grace, Rebecca Hall, Tasuku Hatanaka, Kaede Hondo, Matsunojo Kanda)
A spoiled boy has to cope with the arrival of a new baby sister - and much more.
Los Silencios Los Silencios
Los Silencios and The Orphan
The Night Of The Plastic Bags (La Nuit Des Sacs Plastique) (Year: 2018; Director: Gabriel Harel)
Short
The Orphan (O Orfão) (Year: 2018; Director: Carolina Markowicz)
Short
Our Song To War (Year: 2018; Director: Juanita Onzaga)
Short
Petra (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2018; Director: Jaime Rosales; Writer: Michel Gaztambide, Clara Roquet, Jaime Rosales; Stars: Bárbara Lennie, Alex Brendemühl, Joan Botey, Marisa Paredes, Petra Martínez, Carme Pla, Oriol Pla, Chema del Barco, Natalie Madueño, Bárbara Lennie, Alex Brendemühl, Joan Botey, Marisa Paredes, Petra Martínez, Carme Pla)
The Pluto Moment (Ming wang xing shi ke) (Country: China; Year: 2018; Director: Ming Zhang; Writer: Yuxi Gong, Ming Zhang; Stars: Miya Muqi, Hailu Qin, Xuebing Wang, Meihuizi Zeng, Dan Liu, Jiawen Li, Ping Yi, Xinran Li, Daqian Yi, Miya Muqi, Hailu Qin, Xuebing Wang, Meihuizi Zeng, Dan Liu, Jiawen Li)
The Subject The Subject
The Subject and Treat Me Like Fire
Samouni Road (Year: 2018; Director: Stefano Savona)
Documentary charts a family before, during and after a tragic event.
Skip Day (Year: 2018; Director: Patrick Bresnan, Ivete Lucas)
Documentary about a Florida school where the day after prom is 'skip day', where kids miss lessons in favour of hanging out on the shoreline.
Short
The Snatch Thief (El Motoarrebatador) (Country: Argentina, Uruguay; Year: 2018; Director: Agustín Toscano; Writer: Agustín Toscano; Stars: Sergio Prina, Liliana Juarez, Leon Zelarayan, Daniel Elías, Camila Plaate, Pilar Benitez Vivart, Mirella Pascual)
The Song (La Chanson) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Tiphaine Raffier)
Short
The Subject (Le Sujet) (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Patrick Bouchard)
An artist-clinician, animation filmmaker, performs an autopsy on what seems to be a human body.
Short
Carmen And Lola Carmen And Lola
Carmen And Lola and Samouni Road
To The Ends Of The World (Les Confins Du Monde) (Year: 2018; Director: Guillaume Nicloux; Writer: Jérôme Beaujour, Guillaume Nicloux; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Kevin Janssens, Guillaume Gouix, Jonathan Couzinié, Lang Khê Tran, Anthony Paliotti, Vi Minh Paul, Gérard Depardieu, Kevin Janssens, Guillaume Gouix, Jonathan Couzinié, Lang Khê Tran, Anthony Paliotti, Vi Minh Paul)
Indochina-wars set drama about a young French soldier on a mission.
Treat Me Like Fire (Joueurs) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Marie Monge; Writer: Romain Compingt, Julien Guetta, Marie Monge; Stars: Tahar Rahim, Stacy Martin, Bruno Wolkowitch, Karim Leklou, Marie Denarnaud, Jean-Michel Correia, Henri-Noël Tabary, Jonathan Couzinié, Roman Kossowski, Alassana Traore, Djemel Barek, Yun Lai, Caroline Piette, Tahar Rahim, Stacy Martin)
The Trouble With You (En Liberté!) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Pierre Salvadori; Writer: Benjamin Charbit, Benoît Graffin, Pierre Salvadori; Stars: Adèle Haenel, Pio Marmaï, Audrey Tautou, Vincent Elbaz, Damien Bonnard, Hocine Choutri, Christophe Tek, Octave Bossuet, Norbert Ferrer, Emmy Stevenin, Martin Pautard, Adèle Haenel, Pio Marmaï, Audrey Tautou, Vincent Elbaz)
A widow finds her life thrown into turmoil when she comes to realise that her police chief spouse wasn't quite the hero she thought.
The World Is Yours (Le monde ou rien, Le Monde Est à Toi) (Year: 2018; Director: Romain Gavras; Writer: Karim Boukercha, Noé Debré, Romain Gavras; Stars: Karim Leklou, Vincent Cassel, Isabelle Adjani, François Damiens, Oulaya Amamra, Philippe Katerine, Michael John Treanor, Norbert Ferrer, Gabby Rose, Yun-Ping He, Karim Leklou, Vincent Cassel, Isabelle Adjani, François Damiens, Oulaya Amamra)
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