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Cannes 2017 Review: Out

The feature debut from György Kristóf, Out is a diverting tale of a middle-aged Slovakian man made redundant at his local power plant. The gap-toothed Ágoston (Sándor Terhes) decamps to Latvia, feeling his way—childlike—into another world. 301 mots de plus

Cannes 2017 Review: 12 Days [12 Jours]

Understanding of mental illness is vexed and the opening of Raymond Depardon’s 12 Jours is troubling. The title card invokes madness and Michel Foucault, suggesting a glib polemic that characterises psychiatric treatment as an insidious form of power and control. 388 mots de plus

Cannes 2017 Review: Montparnasse Bienvenue [Jeune Femme]

Enjoyment of this comedy drama rests on how you warm towards Laetitia Dosch, who plays the quirky, luckless Paula, la jeune femme of the title. I found her performance excessively grating but this probably justifies the film’s comment on male squeamishness, negligence and abuse. 344 mots de plus

Cannes 2017 Review: Demons in Paradise

Tamil filmmaker Jude Ratnam’s personal look at the Sri Lankan civil war is a mixed bag. It’s first a worthy, emotive insight into a spiralling, internecine conflict which contained a dizzying catalogue of participants. 360 mots de plus

Cannes Film Festival Condemns Harvey Weinstein's "Unpardonable Behavior"

Harvey Weinstein has been a fixture at the Cannes Film Festival for decades and has seen films he’s been involved with including Pulp Fiction, … 182 mots de plus

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Irina Shayk screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival

There’s a reason she’s a supermodel! Irina Shayk stunned at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France, on Tuesday, May 22 — just nine weeks after welcoming her first child with actor Bradley Cooper. 177 mots de plus


Cannes 2017 Review: The Workshop [L'Atelier]

Laurent Cantet delivers an acute, complex character study of an angry young man, superbly written with longtime collaborator Robin Campillo. It’s been almost a decade since Cantet’s  448 mots de plus