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Cannes 2014: Criticwire Averages for Every Film

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Indiewire May 24, 2014 at 5:04AM

Relive the past couple of weeks of Cannes 2014 with a roundup of grades for all the films.
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With its expansive program and sheer volume of premieres, the Cannes Film Festival can be a tricky one to follow sometimes. Between the competition, Directors Fortnight and Critics Week, the new offerings can be both exciting and daunting. So to help look back on the two weeks that were, here is the complete collection of feature films that played as part of the French festivities (in all its many venues), organized by premiere date with bonus links to our film pages and their corresponding Criticwire grade averages. 

(It's not brunch on the Riviera, but it's close.)

THE FILMS OF THE 2014 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Wednesday, May 14th (Opening Night)

"Grace of Monaco," directed by Olivier Dahan
Criticwire Grade Average: C-

Girlhood

Thursday, May 15th

"Mr. Turner," directed by Mike Leigh
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Party Girl," directed by Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"Timbuktu," directed by Abderrahmane Sissako
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"That Lovely Girl," directed by Keren Yedaya
Criticwire Grade Average: C-

"Girlhood," directed by Céline Sciamma
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Darker than Midnight," directed by Sebastiano Riso
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

Winter Sleep
Adopt Films "Winter Sleep"

Friday, May 16th

"The Captive," directed by Atom Egoyan
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"The Blue Room," directed by Mathieu Amalric
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"How to Train Your Dragon 2," directed by Dean DeBlois
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Amour fou," directed by Jessica Hausner
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Winter Sleep," directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait," directed by Ossama Mohammed and Wiam Simav Bedirxan
Criticwire Grade Average: A

"Red Army," directed by Gabe Polsky
Criticwire Grade Average: A

"The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon," directed by Hilla Medalia
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Catch Me Daddy," directed by Daniel Wolfe
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem," directed by Ronit and Shlomi El Kabetz
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Self Made," directed by Shira Geffen
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

Wild Tales

Saturday, May 17th

"The Salvation," directed by Kristian Levring
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Saint Laurent," directed by Bertrand Bonello
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Run," directed by Philippe Lacote
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Wild Tales," directed by Damian Szifron
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," directed by Ned Benson
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"National Gallery," directed by Frederick Wiseman
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Love at First Fight," directed by Thomas Cailley
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"It Follows," directed by David Robert Mitchell
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Respire," directed by Melanie Laurent
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

White God

Sunday, May 18th

"The Homesman," directed by Tommy Lee Jones
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"Tourist (Force Majeure)," directed by Ruben Ostlund
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Beautiful Youth," directed by Jaime Rosales
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"The Wonders," directed by Alice Rohrwacher
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Jauja," directed by Lisandro Alonso
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"White God," directed by Kornél Mundruczo
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"The Owners," directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"United Passions," directed by Frédéric Auburtin
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"The Rover," directed by David Michod
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"A Hard Day," directed by Seong-Hun Kim
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Refugiado," directed by Diego Lerman
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Gente de Bien," directed by Franco Lolli
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

Maps To The Stars

Monday, May 19th

"Foxcatcher," directed by Bennett Miller
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"A Girl at My Door," directed by July Jung
Criticwire Grade Average: C+

"Maps to the Stars," directed by David Cronenberg
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Xenia," directed by Panos Koutras
Criticwire Grade Average: D+

"Bird People," directed by Pascale Ferran
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Cartoonists - Foot Soldiers of Democracy," directed by Stephanie Valloatto
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"El ardor," directed by Pablo Fendrik
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Eat Your Bones," directed by Jean-Charles Hue
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Cold in July," directed by Jim Mickle
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"These Final Hours," directed by Zach Hilditch
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"When Animals Dream," directed by Jonas Alexander Arnby
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

Tu Dors Nicole

Tuesday, May 20th

"Two Days, One Night," directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Coming Home," directed by Zhang Yimou
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"Titli," directed by Kanu Behl
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Lost River," directed by Ryan Gosling
Criticwire Grade Average: C

"Les Gens du Monde," directed by Yves Jeuland
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Still the Water," directed by Naomi Kawase
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"The Salt of the Earth," directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Geronimo," directed by Tony Gatlif
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Tu Dors Nicole," directed by Stephane Lafleur
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Whiplash," directed by Damien Chazelle
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Queen and Country," directed by John Boorman
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"Hope," directed by Boris Lojkine
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

Goodbye To Language 3D
Kino "Goodbye to Language"

Wednesday, May 21st

"The Search," directed by Michel Hazanavicius
Criticwire Grade Average: C

"Fantasia," directed by Wang Chao
Criticwire Grade Average: C+

"In the Name of My Daughter," directed by André Téchiné
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Snow in Paradise," directed by Andrew Hulme
Criticwire Grade Average: C

"Goodbye to Language," directed by Jean-Luc Godard
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Of Men and War," directed by Laurent Becue-Renard
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Maidan," directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Li’l Quinquin," directed by Bruno Dumont
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Tale of Princess Kaguya," directed by Isao Takahata
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"The Tribe," directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Mommy."
Shayne Laverdière "Mommy."

Thursday, May 22nd

"The Target," directed by Yoon Hong-seung
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Jimmy’s Hall," directed by Ken Loach
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"Charlie’s Country," directed by Rolf de Heer
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Mommy," directed by Xavier Dolan
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Misunderstood," directed by Asia Argento
Criticwire Grade Average: B-

"The Bridges of Sarajevo," directed by various artists
Criticwire Grade Average: B

"Alleluia," directed by Fabrice Du Welz
Criticwire Grade Average: TBD

"Next to Her," directed by Asaf Korman
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

Clouds Of Sils Maria

Friday, May 23rd

"Clouds of Sils Maria," directed by Olivier Assayas
Criticwire Grade Average: B+

"Leviathan," directed by Andrei Zvyaginstev
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

"Pride," directed by Matthew Warchus
Criticwire Grade Average: A-

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