Cannes Film Festival 2023

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All To Play For (Rien À Perdre) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Delphine Deloget; Writer: Delphine Deloget; Stars: Virginie Efira, Felix Lefebvre, Alexis Tonetti, Arieh Worthalter, Mathieu Demy, India Hair)
A mum battles to get her child back after an injury while she was out sees him taken into care.
First Film
The Animal Kingdom (Le Règne Animal) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Thomas Cailley; Writer: Thomas Cailley; Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Romain Duris, Paul Kircher)
Sci-fi adventure set in a world where humans are mutating into "creatures".
Opening Film
The Breaking Ice (Country: China; Year: 2023; Director: Anthony Chen; Writer: Anthony Chen; Stars: Zhou Dongyu, Liu Haoran, Qu Chuxiao)
The relationship between a trio of young people over a period of a few days in the snow.
The Buriti Flower (Crowrã) (Year: 2023; Director: João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora; Writer: João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora)
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The Delinquents (Los Delincuentes) (Country: Argentina, Brazil, Luxembourg, Chile; Year: 2023; Director: Rodrigo Moreno; Writer: Rodrigo Moreno; Stars: Margarita Molfino, Esteban Bigliardi, Cecilia Rainero)
Two bank staff rob their own establishment.
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The Animal Kingdom and The Breaking Ice
Goodbye Julia (Country: Sudan, Egypt, Germany, France, KSA, Sweden; Year: 2023; Director: Mohamed Kordofani)
Wracked by guilt after covering up a murder, Mona — a northern Sudanese retired singer in a tense marriage — tries to make amends by taking in the deceased’s southern Sudanese widow, Julia, and her son, Daniel, into her home.
First Film
Hopeless (Country: South Korea; Year: 2023; Director: Kim Chang-Hoon)
A teenage boy struggles to escape his difficult life in a violent hometown.
First Film
How To Have Sex (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Molly Manning Walker; Writer: Molly Manning Walker; Stars: Mia McKenna Bruce, Lara Peake, Shaun Thomas, Sam Bottomley, Enva Lewis, Laura Ambler)
We follow three friends who contend with peer pressure in their decision to “do it”.
First Film
If Only I Could Hibernate (Country: Mongolia; Year: 2023; Director: Zoljargal Purevdash)
A poor but proud Mongolian teen aspires to win an Academic Olympiad; first, he and his siblings must survive the bitter winter in Ulaanbaatar’s Ger district.
First Film
Les Meutes (Country: Morocco; Year: 2023; Director: Les Meutes)
Trouble brews for a father and son in the wake of a kidnapping gone bad.
First Film
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Goodbye Julia and The Mother Of All Lies
The Mother Of All Lies (Country: Morocco, France, Qatar; Year: 2023; Director: Asmae El Moudir)
The filmmaker doesn’t have any pictures of herself as a child. This is the starting point of a documentary investigation that unfolds the secrets of a Casablanca family.
The Nature Of Love (Simple Comme Sylvain) (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2023; Director: Monia Chokri; Writer: Monia Chokri; Stars: Magalie Lépine-Blondeau , Pierre-Yves Cardinal, François Létourneau , Monia Chokri)
Sophia, a 40-year-old philosophy professor. Sylvain is a craftsman, renovating Sophia and her partner Xavier's new country house. When Sophia and Sylvain meet, Sophia’s world is turned upside down.
The New Boy (Country: Australia; Year: 2023; Director: Warwick Thornton; Writer: Warwick Thornton; Stars: Cate Blanchett, Mezi Atwood, Deborah Mailman)
The story of a nine-year-old Aboriginal orphan boy who arrives in the dead of night at a remote monastery, run by a renegade nun, where his presence disturbs the delicately balanced world.
Rosalie (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Stéphanie Di Giusto; Stars: Nadia Tereszkiewicz, Benoît Magimel)
19th century tale of a bearded woman.
The Settlers (Los Colonos) (Country: Chile, Argentina; Year: 2023; Director: Felipe Gálvez; Writer: Felipe Gálvez)
19th century drama. A man on an expedition is forced to take part in a massacre. Afterwards he forms a bond with the only survivor.
First Film
Terrestrial Verses (Country: Iran; Year: 2023; Director: Ali Asgari; Writer: Ali Asgari, Alireza Khatami)
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