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Making a glorious return after a year in which it could not be held due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cannes Film Festival is packed full of exciting new work from some of the world's most esteemed directors and most promising newcomers. It's taking place a little later in the year than usual due to pandemic concerns and there will be strict hygiene measures in operation, but there's still plenty to enjoy.
The festival runs from 6 to 17 July.
View Films by Strand:
- Cannes Premières
- Critics' Week
- Director's Fortnight
- Midnight Screening
- Official Competition
- Out of Competition
- Special Screenings
- Un Certain Regard
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Cannes Latest Reviews
Thirty years after his film JFK, filmmaker Oliver Stone takes viewers on a journey through recently declassified evidence in the assassination of President Kennedy.
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and conman in order to provide for his daughter.
Kamal, an Iraqi man trying to enter Europe on foot through the border between Turkey and Bulgaria, is relentlessly pursued through a forest by a group of hunters.
An American oil rig worker attempts to clear his daughter's name in France, where she is imprisoned.
A father asks for help to die.
An intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a daughter with a surprising gift.
In the sprawling mega city of Delhi where the dangers of climate change are present not future, the film shows a world on the brink.
Paris, summer 1942. Irene is Jewish and French. She is 19 and living a life of passions - Her friendships, her new love, her desire to be an actress. Nothing suggests that Irene's time is running out.
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