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The Summit (La Cordillera)

Santiago Mitre
2017

Victor Fraga - 26-05-2017

This Argentinean fiction about a summit for Latin American presidents blends geopolitics with a very personal breakdown - live from Cannes [Read More...]

A Gentle Creature (Krotkaya)

Sergei Loznitsa
2017

Victor Fraga - 25-05-2017

Russia has no time for kindness and solidarity, in this hellish portrayal of a woman in search of her incarcerated husband - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Amant Double (L’Amant Double)

François Ozon
2017

Victor Fraga - 25-05-2017

François Ozon latest movie is a breathtaking sexual and psychological thriller in no way inferior to Swimming Pool, with an unbelievable twist at the end - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Demons in Paradise

Jude Ratnam
2017

Victor Fraga - 25-05-2017

The Brits are the devil: how the legacy of shortsighted British imperialism led an extremely violent and continuous civil war in Sri Lanka - doc live from Cannes [Read More...]

Rodin

Jacques Doillon
2017

Victor Fraga - 24-05-2017

Biopic of the French sculptor Auguster Rodin lacks movement, energy and vigour - unlike the vibrant pieces by the artist - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Happy End

Michael Haneke
2017

Victor Fraga - 23-05-2017

Michael Haneke's eagerly anticipated Happy End deconstructs a French bourgeois family living in Calais, in all of their profound hopelessness and despondency; the director uses old and somewhat trite devices - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Jeune Femme

Léonor Serraile
2017

Victor Fraga - 23-05-2017

There's a young woman living inside each one of us, and sometimes she goes a little crazy. And that's ok! Effective drama by debutante French filmmaker hits Cannes [Read More...]

Golden Years (Nos Anées Folles)

André Techiné
2017

Victor Fraga - 22-05-2017

André Techiné celebrates 50 years of filmmaking with a five-star and five-splat film, impeccable in style and profoundly subversive in its subject - live from Cannes [Read More...]

The Day After (Geu-Hu)

Hong Sangsoo
2017

Victor Fraga - 22-05-2017

Korean director Hong Sanghoo has taught our editor Victor Fraga to be patient when looking at cinema; sometimes you have to open your heart before a story penetrates your soul - lives from Cannes [Read More...]

The Villainess (Ak-Nyeo)

Jung Byung-Gil
2017

Victor Fraga - 22-05-2017

Punch! Kick! Twist his arm! Slash that throat! This extremely violent Korean thriller tries it very hard, but it's not going to hit you in the face - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Claire’s Camera (Keul-Le-Eo-Ui Ka-Me-La)

Hong Sangsoo
2017

Victor Fraga - 21-05-2017

Korean film set in Cannes and starring Isabelle tells a very plain and yet moving story, with a very French flavour à la Eric Rohmer to it - from the Cannes Film Festival [Read More...]

Redoubtable (Le Redoutable)

Michel Hazanavicious
2017

Victor Fraga - 21-05-2017

Biopic of the legendary French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard and his former wife Anne Wiazemsky is a very touching, funny and yet profound tribute to the revolutionary fervour of the late 1960s in all of its wonderful contradictions - live from Cannes [Read More...]

A Prayer Before Dawn

Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
2017

Victor Fraga - 20-05-2017

Just beat it! A combination of extreme violence and realism are not a surefire recipe for a good movie - the true story of British boxer Billy Moore premieres in Cannes [Read More...]

The Square

Ruben Östlund
2017

Ruben Östlund - 20-05-2017

You won't die laughing with this extremely long, caustic and strange Scandinavian comedy, but the movie does have some arresting and clever moments - live from Cannes right now [Read More...]

Filmworker

Tony Zierra
2017

Victor Fraga - 20-05-2017

Behind every great man there's always a great... assistant! Doc explores the life of Leon Vitali, Stanley Kubrick's right-hand, and reveals the immense importance of his work both before and after the filmmaker's death - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Jupiter’s Moon

Kornél Mundruzcó
2017

Victor Fraga - 19-05-2017

Where Syrians fly: Hungarian film adds a very unexpected twist to the refugee crisis afflicting Europe, providing the afflicted with supernatural powers - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Wonderstruck

Todd Haynes
2017

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2017

Todd Haynes's latest excels in ingeniousness and technical wizardry, supported by outstanding performances and elegant photography, but the story gets a little diluted in own complexity - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Loveless (Nelyubov)

Andrey Zvyagintsev
2017

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2017

To Russia with loathe: the latest movie by the director of the superb Leviathan is an allegory of hateful mother Russia, and how it's destroying its own children - live right now from Cannes [Read More...]


Other Reviews

The Red Turtle
Japan’s Studio Ghibli backs a European-made animated tale without dialogue about a man marooned on a desert island and... a red reptile - in cinemas May 26th [Read More...]

Detour
Should I stay or should I go? Smart thriller wherein a man’s life is literally split in two as he chooses between an ill-advised road trip to Vegas or staying at home with his hated stepfather [Read More...]

Spaceship
How do you penetrate into the inscrutable dream world of a teenage girl? This charming British indie takes a peek inside the colourful imagination of an adolescent, and the outcome is delicate and dainty - in cinemas this week [Read More...]

The Secret Scripture
The latest Jim Sheridan movie is a mysterious and convoluted story trying very hard to grip and surprise viewers, but it lacks emotional depth and suddenly slips into predictable clichés - in cinemas on Friday [Read More...]

The Levelling
Do you want to know why older Brits don’t understand young Brits, and the other way around? Then watch The Levelling. It might even help to heal some Brexit wounds. In cinemas this weekend [Read More...]

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