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Cannes Directors' Fortnight

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    Cannes Review: Frederick Wiseman's Heady, Nourishing Art Doc 'National Gallery'

    Frederick Wiseman has always been interested, above and beyond anything else, in institutions. The veteran documentarian has, in his nearly 50-year career, pointed his lens at all kinds of social microcosms, from ballet companies and strip clubs, to high schools and the state legislature. Now, hot o...

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    Cannes Review: Twisty, Inventive, Hilarious Korean Cop Thriller ‘A Hard Day’ Is A Total Blast

    The relationship of Cannes to genre cinema is a slightly thorny and contradictory one: while critics exhausted by trying to draw Shakespearean parallels from the latest three-hour long auteurist magnum opus retreat thankfully into the few straight-up thrillers and horrors that get their time on the ...

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    Cannes Review: Daniel Wolfe's Gorgeous But Unsatisfying Thriller/Social Realism Hybrid 'Catch Me Daddy'

    Though appearances in main Competition tend to be restricted to the Loaches and Leighs of the world, the British film industry has done well by the sidebars at Cannes in recent years. Films like "Hunger," "Sightseers" and "The Selfish Giant" all premiered in Un Certain Regard or Directors' Fortnight...

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    Cannes Review: Celine Sciamma's ‘Girlhood’ Shines Bright Like A Diamond

    Bursting onto the screen in a blast of buzzing power pop, “Girlhood,” the Cannes Directors' Fortnight opening film from Celine Sciamma (“Water Lilies,” “Tomboy”), is marked from the outset by its energetic embrace of the complexity and contradictions of underprivileged, urban teenage life. An (Ameri...

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    Watch: 5 Clips From John Boorman's Cannes Film 'Queen And Country' Starring Caleb Landry Jones Plus New Pics

    While the Cannes Film Festival kicked off today with "Grace Of Monaco" (read our review), tomorrow sees the launch of the Cannes Directors' Fortnight sidebar, that will be bringing new efforts from Frederick Wiseman, Bruno Dumont and more. And one other name to pay attention to on that lineup is Joh...

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    Countdown to Cannes: Why Directors' Fortnight Could Be a Treasure Trove of Discoveries

    Our Countdown to Cannes column takes a look at various movies and filmmakers at the upcoming festival in the south of France worthy of anticipation.

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    Cannes Reveals 2014 Directors' Fortnight Lineup; 'Whiplash' and 'Cold in July' Make the Cut

    Today the 2014 Cannes Film Festival revealed the Cannes Directors' Fortnight lineup.

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    New Films By John Boorman, Frederick Wiseman, Bruno Dumont & More Set For Cannes Directors' Fortnight

    The Cannes Film Festival lineup now has been revealed, the Cannes Critics' Week unfurled their slate and today, the Cannes Directors' Fortnight has lifted the curtain on what they'll be presenting in the south of France next month. And as per usual, it's a mix of arthouse names, established veterans...

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    Sony Classics Bringing Cannes Doc About Alejandro Jodorowsky's Failed 'Dune' Film Adaptation to North America

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," which played in the Director's Fortnight section at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film profiles cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky and his ambitious yet doomed mid-70s film a...

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    How Jeremy Saulnier Went From Corporate Videos to Premiering 'Blue Ruin' at Cannes

    In early April, Brooklyn-based cinematographer and filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier was en route to shooting a corporate video in Cleveland when he learned that his movie had been accepted to the Cannes Film Festival. It was quite the validation: To make the tense, violent crime drama "Blue Ruin," the firs...

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