Cannes Film Festival: News, reviews and more
Our man in Cannes, Film critic Keith Uhlich, offers daily dispatches on the latest buzzed-about movies from world cinema's main event.
It’s that time of year: the lineup for the Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25) – the most exciting event on the film calendar – has been announced, and descending on the Croisette this year will be filmmakers including Britain’s Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, Canada’s David Cronenberg, Turkey’s Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Belgium’s Dardenne brothers and the US’s Tommy Lee Jones. Actors and actresses including Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Ryan Gosling and more will also walk the festival’s famous red carpet.
Below, you’ll find details on all 18 films competing for the Palme d’Or – world cinema’s top prize, won in the past by the likes of Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Roman Polanski and Michael Haneke. Time Out will be reporting on the festival from beginning to end, so for news and reviews keep coming back over the next few weeks. Salut!