Posts Tagged ‘CANNES FILM FESTIVAL’

Mommy

Cannes Selects: Suzanne Clément & Antoine-Olivier Pilon

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy is, despite its flaws, always gripped with uproarious feeling and often brilliant.

Doona Bae

Cannes Selects: Doona Bae & Sae-byuk Song

July Jung’s A Girl At My Door is a film with its fair share of high drama and one of this year’s Un Certain Regard standouts.

It Follows

Cannes Selects: Daniel Zovatto & Maika Monroe

One of the most exciting premieres in Cannes is, somewhat unusually, an American indie horror film called It Follows.

The Housemaid

The Lost Interview: Im Sang-soo

South Korean cinema’s premier bomb thrower on The Housemaid, a sexually charged remake of Kim Ki-young’s 1960 masterpiece.

Cosmina Stratan

Beyond the Hills: Cosmina Stratan

The co-recipient of the Best Actress honor at the Cannes Film Festival on her journalism background, entering a world riddled with controversy and her feature film debut in Cristian Mungiu’s Beyond the Hills.

Cosmina Stratan

Beyond the Hills: Cristina Flutur

The co-recipient of the Best Actress honor at the Cannes Film Festival on her past, the role of directors and the controversy surrounding the critically acclaimed Romanian film, Beyond the Hills.

Beloved

Q&A with Christophe Honoré

The acclaimed French filmmaker on working with mother-daughter duo Catherine Deneuve and Chiara Mastroianni on Beloved, the pitfalls of the musical genre, and wanting to be poor again.

Benh Zeitlin

Q&A with Benh Zeitlin

The next big thing in American independent film on separating fact from fiction, post-Katrina Louisiana and his wildly inventive debut feature, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Maïwenn

Film Critic: Maïwenn’s “Polisse”

This tops our list of the few, truly great moviegoing experiences of 2012 so far.

nanni_moretti

Q&A with Nanni Moretti

The Italian director on his theater in Rome, how to succeed in the industry and filling the role of jury president at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Jean Dujardin

Q&A with Jean Dujardin

The French actor on the allure of silent films, his unconventional “American” career path in his native homeland and the value of being “contre-courant”.

Cannes Film Festival 2011

Video Recap: Cannes 2011

The 64th Cannes Film Festival boasted another impressive roll call of some of the biggest Hollywood stars, revered auteur filmmakers and exciting newcomers, with over 100 countries represented in its entire line-up. From the triumphant return of Terrence Malick with his Palme d’Or-winning Tree of Life to the bizarre ramblings of a certain Danish troublemaker, [...]

Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Cannes 2011: A Pictorial Round Up

Usually, as the 11 days of the Cannes Film Festival carries on, a lethal mix of fatigue, bad temper, disappointments, envy, and excruciating hangovers befall all but the most indefatigable of optimists. Thankfully, it’s smoother sailing for those of us without press deadlines, even at the sight of a bursting inbox waving a white flag [...]