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The 69th Festival de Cannes will be presided by the Australian director, screenwriter and producer, George Miller. Along with his Jury, it will fall to him to award the Palme d’or at the close of the Festival, to be held from 11 to 22 May. In Competition Opening Film Woody ALLEN (USA) CAFÉ SOCIETY Out  [ Read More ]

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To preserve the language of Shakespeare and to follow as closely as possible the original text of 1606 while at the same time offering a modern reading of the play: such is the challenge that British producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman have set themselves, judging that it was time that a new generation of  [ Read More ]

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With five films presented in competition to his name, including Il Divo which landed the 2008 Jury Prize, Paolo Sorrentino is no Cannes novice. For this 68th Festival, following on from La Grande Bellezza two years ago, the Italian film-maker has again set his sights on the Palme d’or with a feature film that achieved  [ Read More ]

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Could Love be Gaspar Noé’s most scandalous film? The mystery deepens around this recently finished work, presented in the Grand Théâtre Lumière, in 3D. Having only arrived in Cannes on Monday, May 18, Gaspar Noé is adding the finishing touches to his film, as has already happened at the Festival. With no time to answer  [ Read More ]

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“The best script I’ve read in five years”. Joining the cast of The Sea Of Trees was a no-brainer for actor Matthew McConaughey. Under the guidance of Gus Van Sant, the acclaimed Oscar-winner travels to the mysterious Japanese forest. When you enter the Aokigahara forest, you penetrate a dreamlike space, a refuge of spirits among  [ Read More ]

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Undisputed master of autofiction, the Italian film-maker bares all in My Mother (Mia Madre), an intimist feature film, nourished by the recent ordeals in his professional and family life. We had left Nanni Moretti in the shoes of a psychoanalyst under pressure, faced with a Pope shirking the weight of his election at the head  [ Read More ]

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Seven years after Gomorra, and three years after Reality, winners of the Grand Prix du Jury in 2008 and in 2012, the director brings us Il Racconto dei Racconti (Tale of Tales), inspired by the Pentameron, a collection of 17th  century fables inhabited by sea monsters, giants bats and fleas, marvelous castles and mazes. Anything  [ Read More ]

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Over 30 years after his first sortie, Mad Max returns in better form than ever. The film by Australian Georges Miller features a stupendous  cast including, amongst others, Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron. This fourth film, which promises to be nothing short of explosive, is presented Out of Competition. 45 years after the end of  [ Read More ]

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Mad Max: Fury Road is stopping off at Cannes, where it will be presented in the Official Selection Out of Competition on Thursday 14th May at the Grand Théâtre Lumière. After a gap of 30 years, the hero of the legendary saga returns, this time played by Tom Hardy after his first epoch-making appearance courtesy  [ Read More ]

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All the winners of the 67th edition were in attendance at the press conference to provide their first impressions. Here are some selected moments from their dialogue with the journalists. Simon Mesa Soto, winner of the Short Film Palme d’or for Leidi: “Only four months ago, I was in Colombia shooting this film and now  [ Read More ]

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