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Ice on Fire

Leila Conners

Victor Fraga - 22-05-2019

Doc produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio investigates novel ways of sequestering carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Parasite (Gi-sa-end-chung)

Bong Joon-ho

Victor Fraga - 22-05-2019

A family of charlatans takes up prestigious jobs with a mega-rich family, in Korean comedy-thriller about social climbers and failed capitalistic dreams - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Default (Gukgabudo-ui Nal)

Choi Kook-Hee

Jeremy Clarke - 22-05-2019

Drama fictionalises the economic crisis of mid- to late 1990s' South Korea and the role played by banking, government and speculators – teaser screening from the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) [Read More...]


Ira Sachs

Victor Fraga - 21-05-2019

Isabelle Huppert plays an ailing film star who travels to Portugal for a final family reunion before she dies, but the encounter is dogged by resentment, invidiousness, anger and despair - live from Cannes [Read More...]

The Young Ahmed (Le Jeune Ahmed)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

Victor Fraga - 21-05-2019

Young Muslim is lured into radicalisation, waging a solitary jihad against with his own bare hands - the latest film by the Dardenne brothers premieres at Cannes [Read More...]

Nina Wu

Midi Z

Victor Fraga - 21-05-2019

Aspiring actress has to grapple with lewd and manipulative filmmaker, in cleverly multilayered sychological drama from China - live from Cannes [Read More...]

The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao (A Vida Invisivel de Euridice Gusmao)

Karim Ainouz

Victor Fraga - 20-05-2019

The story of two Brazilian sisters separated by a twist of fate in a country infested with sexist attitudes is one of the finest Brazilian melodramas ever made - live from Cannes [Read More...]


Pippa Bianco

Victor Fraga - 20-05-2019

Teen discovers a disturbing video which suggests that she may have been raped, in a film raising questions about consent under the influence of alcohol - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Thunder Road

Jim Cummings

Dan Daniel - 19-05-2019

Texan Copper pays a heartfelt yet awkward to his mother during her funeral, unbeknownst to others that his life is collapsing in more ways than one - in cinemas Friday, May 31st [Read More...]

Lux Aeterna

Gaspar Noe

Victor Fraga - 19-05-2019

The enfant terrible of French cinema is back, this time with a tortuous and torturous featurette about the menacing (male) filmmaker and the vulnerable actress; featuring Charlotte Gainsbourg - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Forman vs Forman

Helena Trestikova, Jakub Hejna

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2019

Documentary about the late Czech director investigates the life and work of a very subversive artist who challenged the Communist regime and found professional fulfilment in Hollywood - live from Cannes [Read More...]

The Wild Goose Lake (Nan Fang Che Zhan De Ju Hui)

Diao Yinan

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2019

Fugitive thriller set in a gloomy and despondent China excels in visual excellence and technical wizardry, yet its plot is tedious and banal - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Naach Bhikhari Naach

Jainendra Dost, Shilpi Gulati

Jeremy Clarke - 18-05-2019

This documentary showcases Naach, a form of Indian folk theatre, and talks to surviving, veteran performers of the troupe of playwright Bhikhari Thakur - in cinemas from Sunday, May 19th [Read More...]

Pain and Glory (Dolor y Gloria)

Pedro Almodóvar

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2019

Pedro Almodóvar bares his soul in his most personal movie yet, about an ageing and ailing filmmaker searching for inspiration inside his own frail existence - live from Cannes [Read More...]


Mati Diop

Victor Fraga - 17-05-2019

Senegalese film by first-time director blends an exquisite photography with strange traditions and eerie superstitions - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach

Victor Fraga - 17-05-2019

Sorry Britain failed you!!! A delivery man struggles to meet his inhumane targets, in Ken Loach's latest exposé of Britain's failed capitalism - live from Cannes [Read More...]

Rory’s Way (aka The Etruscan Smile)

Oded Binnun/ Mihal Brezis

Patricia Cook - 17-05-2019

Staunch Scotsman travels to San Francisco in search of cancer treatment, where he has to engage with his estranged son - auspicious drama starring Brian Cox in cinemas Friday, May 31st [Read More...]

The Swallows of Kabul (Les Hirondelles de Kaboul)

Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobé Mévellec

Victor Fraga - 16-05-2019

French animation follows two young lovers in Taliban-occupied Kabul, portraying life under the oppressive regime in a colourful yet frank light - live from Cannes [Read More...]

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Brazilian filmmakers deliver ultra-violent and wacky sci-fi ornated with historical allusions and spiced with political flavours - live from Cannes [Read More...]

An ageing drag queen dying of cancer with weeks to live takes a younger, new kid on the block under his wing - British film dealing with gender fluidity and death is in cinemas from Friday, May 17th [Read More...]

Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish McInnes
Renowned mountaineer pierces together his momentous life with the help of books and images from the past, as he encounters his worst enemy ever: memory loss - in cinemas Friday, May 10th. [Read More...]

Last Summer
Four boys in the Welsh countryside of the 1970s grapple with an unexpected tragedy, and face the premature tensions of adulthood, in a film with strong echoes of Boyz n The Hood - in cinemas Friday, June 7th [Read More...]

A Vigilante
A victim of domestic abuse turns into for-hire vigilante, in this satisfying American revenge tale - in cinemas and also on digital HD on Friday, May 31st. [Read More...]

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