Soul Caliber: Koji Yakusho

The Cannes Best Actor winner on ambiguous character work, challenging Wim Wenders, and his takeaway on Perfect Days.

The Iron Rose: Vicky Krieps

The actress on her free-thinking upbringing, playing Empress Elisabeth of Austria, and navigating the industry the way she wants it.

A Conversation with Song Kang-ho

The actor on South Korea’s cultural explosion, working with Hirozaku Kore-eda, and his own future directing prospects.

Great Pretender: Harris Dickinson

The English actor on vulnerability, trust, and his leading role in this year’s Palme d’Or winner—Triangle of Sadness.

Catch-Up: Caleb Landry Jones

The chameleon on his Cannes Best Actor win, sussing out directors, and becoming desensitized to our world of violence.

A Conversation with Matt Bomer

The actor on playing a human being first, coming out to your friends, and John Butler’s tale of bromosexual friendship Papi Chulo.

A Conversation with Mads Mikkelsen & Joe Penna

The Brazilian director and the Danish actor on the Cannes Film Festival, the casting process, and their tale of self-rescue Arctic.

Q&A with Joanna Kulig

The Polish actress on coming full circle at Cannes, doing the “Lauren Bacall,” and Pawel Pawlikowski’s masterpiece Cold War.

Q&A with Hirokazu Kore-eda

The auteur on Japan’s views on adoption, his use of autobiographical details in film, and his Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters.

Q&A with Ruben Östlund

Sweden’s auteur on winning the Palme d’Or for The Square, society’s changing social contract, and his next film Triangle of Sadness.

Q&A with the Dardenne Brothers

The double Palme d’Or-winning duo on the casting process, finding their “realism,” and their tenth feature film The Unknown Girl.

Catch-Up: Christophe Honoré

The celebrated French filmmaker on championing German cinema, Isabelle Huppert’s crossover, and his new film Metamorphoses.

From the Archives: Cristian Mungiu

A look back to our chat with the Romanian filmmaker just named Jury President of this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival.

Screen Test: Thomas Bidegain

The acclaimed French screenwriter-turned-director on the secret to great screenwriting, actors, and his directorial debut Les Cowboys.

Q&A with Nicolas Winding Refn

The Danish filmmaker on his rebellious nature, plastic surgery, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and the wildly extravagant The Neon Demon.

Spotlight: McCaul Lombardi

The fresh-faced actor’s storied journey from Baltimore to his debut in Andrea Arnold’s Cannes Jury Prize-winning American Honey.

A Conversation with Matt Ross & Viggo Mortensen

The filmmaker and veteran actor on fatherhood, the creative process, and their Cannes Film Festival entry Captain Fantastic.

Adam Driver Takes the Wheel

The Girls mainstay on playing against type, Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and Star Wars: Episode VIII.

Screen Test: Anders Danielsen Lie

The Norwegian actor on repeat collaborators, Kristen Stewart, and Olivier Assayas’ Palme d’Or contender Personal Shopper.

The Cannes Film Festival Roundup

Our select portraits featuring Alejandro Jodorowsky, Tatiana Maslany, Viggo Mortensen, Gong Yoo, and McCaul Lombardi.

Gong Yoo: Survival of the Fittest

The South Korean model-turned-actor on zombies, choosing projects, and Yeon Sang-ho’s Cannes official selection Train to Busan.

The 69th Cannes Film Festival

This is our daily dispatch featuring one-on-one interviews and exclusive portraits from the world’s most dazzling film festival!

Xavier Giannoli Hits A High Note

The two-time César nominee for Best Director on his obsession with actors, Catherine Frot, and his sixth feature film Marguerite.

Grímur Hákonarson At The Farm

Last year’s Cannes’ Un Certain Regard champion on stubborn Icelanders, photogenic sheep, and his sophomore feature Rams.

A Conversation With Yana Novikova & Miroslav Slaboshpitsky

The director and actress takes us behind-the-scenes of The Tribe, a Ukrainian film about a school for the deaf falling into anarchy.

Thomas Lilti: From MD to MVP

The physician-turned-filmmaker discusses his César Award-winning comedy-drama Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor.

Q&A with Joachim Trier

The Danish-Norwegian visionary on American cinema, John Hughes, and his Cannes competition entry Louder Than Bombs.

Q&A with Louis Garrel

The French heartthrob on finding the laughter, on-going collaborator Christophe Honoré, and his directorial debut Les deux amis.

Cannes Selects: Suzanne Clément & Antoine-Olivier Pilon

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Film Critic: Maïwenn’s “Polisse”

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

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”.

Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Cannes 2011: A Pictorial Roundup

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 […]