It’s another strong lineup at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22 2016), with filmmakers including Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Jodie Foster, the Dardenne brothers, Pedro Almodóvar, Bruno Dumont and many more all presenting new films at the world's most prestigious film event – with many of them also competing for the coveted Palme d'Or. This year’s jury is headed by Australian filmmaker George Miller, the man behind the 'Mad Max' films, and they will decide which film will follow Jacques Audiard's 2015 winner ‘Dheepan’ in nabbing the festival's top prize.
The festival will also see actors including Mark Rylance, Kristen Stewart, Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert and more mounting the famous red steps. Find out what they’re up to, along with the latest news and reviews of all the big films as and when we have them right here. Salut!
2016 Cannes Film Festival
Woody Allen's latest film (we've lost count!) is set in 1930s Hollywood and tells of a young man who arrives in LA hoping to work in the film industry and gets swept up in the romance and culture of the age. It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively and Kristen Stewart among others.Read more
The 2016 Palme d'or contenders
This is the second film from the Brazilian filmmaker whose debut was 2012's 'Neighbouring Sounds'. This tells of a 65-year-old woman (Sonia Braga), a retired music writer and critic who lives alone in an apartment block with the same name as this film and has – wait for it – mastered the art of time travel.Read more
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This year’s line-up looks pretty special, with the latest films by American heavyweights Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg, plus new work from some of the globe’s most celebrated filmmakers, including Romania’s Cristi Puiu and Britain’s Ken Loach. Here are the ten movies we’re most looking forward to.Read more