Return to Article 1 of 9 Photos 05.16.17 | 10:04AM PT 9 Movies That Defined the Cannes Film Festival Now Streaming By Zack Sharf “The 400 Blows” (1959)“In The Mood For Love” (2000)“Rome, Open City” (1945)“And God Created Woman” (1956)“Blue is the Warmest Color” (2013)“Days of Heaven” (1978)“Hiroshima Mon Amour” (1959)“Le Beau Serge” (1958)“Taste of Cherry” (1997) Director: François Truffaut Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy and Claire Maurier How it Defined Cannes: Introduced the French New Wave Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Wong Kar-wai Cast: Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung How it Defined Cannes: Made Cannes a major showcase for Hong Kong New Wave cinema. Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Roberto Rossellini Cast: Aldo Fabrizi, Anna Magnani and Marcello Pagliero How it Defined Cannes: Won the Grand Prize at the 1st Cannes Film Festival and established Italian neorealism on the international film stage Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Roger Vadim Cast: Brigitte Bardot How it Defined Cannes: Announced the festival would always be a safe place for exploring themes of female liberation. Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Abdellatif Kechiche Cast: Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux How it Defined Cannes: Became the first film to split the Palme d’Or among the director and lead actors. Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Terrence Malick Cast: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz. How it Defined Cannes: Capped off a decade at the festival domianted by New Hollywood, making the America the major player on the Croisette Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Alain Resnais Cast: Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada How it Defined Cannes: Confirmed French New Wave was the leading film international movement heading into the 1960s Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Claude Chabrol Cast: Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy and Michèle Méritz How it Defined Cannes: The first introduction to what would blossom into the French New Wave the very next year (see “The 400 Blows” and “Hiroshima Mon Amour”) Stream it on FilmStruck here. Director: Abbas Kiarostami Cast: Homayoun Ershadi How it Defined Cannes: The first Iranian film to earn top honors at the festival. Image: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruckImage: FilmStruck Recently Added Photo Galleries 10.16.17 8 Great Neo-Noir Films Streaming on Netflix 10.09.17 Anton Yelchin's Life Celebration: Jennifer Lawrence, J.J. Abrams, and More Collaborators Pay Tribute 10.05.17 Roger Deakins' Iconic Career in 20 Legendary Shots 10.04.17 'Wonder Wheel' Trailer: 15 Gorgeous Shots From Legendary Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro 10.03.17 'The Art of Mondo': 12 Amazing Alternative Movie Posters for 'The Dark Knight Rises,' '2001,' and More 09.30.17 The Best Cinematography of the 21st Century: 'Pan's Labyrinth,' 'Children of Men,' and More 09.29.17 50 Best Sci-Fi Movie Posters Since 2000, From 'Donnie Darko' to 'Blade Runner 2049' 09.29.17 10 Key Leonardo DiCaprio Historical Roles, From 'The Aviator' to 'The Revenant'