Cannes 2019

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Jessica Hausner’s Little Joe

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Jessica Hausner’s Little Joe

The Austrian director, a Cannes regular, is in competition for the first time with a chilly tale of a happiness-inducing flower.

By David Hudson

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Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole

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Kantemir Balagov’s Beanpole

Critics are finding the young Russian director’s second feature to be bleak yet irresistibly masterful.

By David Hudson

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Mati Diop’s Atlantics

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Mati Diop’s Atlantics

Diop’s debut fiction feature is a love story, a detective story, and a ghost story.

By David Hudson

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Ladj Ly’s Les misérables

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Ladj Ly’s Les misérables

Ly’s fiery fiction feature debut alludes not only to Hugo but also to Fuqua, Kassovitz, and Spike Lee.

By David Hudson

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Mendonça and Dornelles’s Bacurau

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Mendonça and Dornelles’s Bacurau

Moving from the merely unsettling to the outright bloody, the Brazilian directors come down hard on their new government.

By David Hudson

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Annie Silverstein’s Bull

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Annie Silverstein’s Bull

Initial response to Silverstein’s first fiction feature is ranging from warm to very warm indeed.

By David Hudson

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Quentin Dupieux’s Deerskin

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Quentin Dupieux’s Deerskin

Within a brisk seventy-seven minutes, Dupieux and Jean Dujardin escort us into the mind of a potential psychopath.

By David Hudson

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Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die

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Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die

The star-studded zom-com has been met with a first round of mildly appreciative reviews.

By David Hudson

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Previewing Cannes 2019

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Previewing Cannes 2019

The seventy-second edition will present new work by some of the world’s most renowned filmmakers.

By David Hudson

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Cannes Classics, Jury, and Trailers

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Cannes Classics, Jury, and Trailers

The festival will premiere new restorations of films by Luis Buñuel, Vittorio De Sica, Jean Renoir, Andrzej Wajda, and more.

By David Hudson

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Stars and Surprises in the 2019 Directors’ Fortnight Lineup

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Stars and Surprises in the 2019 Directors’ Fortnight Lineup

The independent program will premiere new work by Robert Eggers, Lav Diaz, Bertrand Bonello, Rebecca Zlotowski, Takashi Miike, Luca Guadagnino, and Ariane Labed.

By David Hudson

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Critics’ Week Presents a Diverse 2019 Lineup

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Critics’ Week Presents a Diverse 2019 Lineup

The independent program of first and second features spotlights fresh talent from around the world.

By David Hudson

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Cannes’s Promising 2019 Lineup

Cannes 2019

Cannes’s Promising 2019 Lineup

This year promises a healthy mix of renowned auteurs and younger talents—and there’s more to come.

By David Hudson

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