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The 2017 IndieWire Cannes Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During the Festival

The Cannes Film Festival runs May 17 – 28.

The Cannes Film Festival

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Official Lineup Announcements

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup: Todd Haynes, Sofia Coppola, ‘Twin Peaks’ and More

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup

Cannes 2017 Unveils Official Schedule, Adds Masterclasses With Clint Eastwood and Alfonso Cuarón

Cannes 2017 Announces Directors Fortnight Lineup, Including Sean Baker’s ‘The Florida Project’ and ‘Patti Cake$’

Cannes Classics 2017 Lineup Includes ‘Belle de Jour’ Restoration, Stanley Kubrick Doc and More

2017 Cannes Critics’ Week Announces Lineup, Including ‘Brigsby Bear’ and Animation From Iran

Cannes Adds Roman Polanski Film to Lineup

Cannes Doc Day to Explore ‘Fake News,’ Women’s Voices and New Work From Amos Gitaï

Cannes American Pavilion 2017 Lineup: Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Screen Talk Live and More

Pre-Festival Announcements and News

Cannes 2017: Pedro Almodóvar Is Jury President

Cannes: Barry Jenkins, Cristian Mungiu and More Are Set for Jury Duty

Cannes Addresses Netflix Controversy By Forcing Competition Films to Receive Theatrical Distribution In France

Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’: Amazon and Roadside Land Awards Season Release Date

2017 Cannes Jury Revealed: Park Chan-wook, Will Smith and More Joining Pedro Almodovar

Cannes 2017: Uma Thurman Set to Preside Over Un Certain Regard Jury

Cannes 2017: French Theater Operators Rail Against Netflix Films’ Inclusion

Jessica Chastain to Join Pedro Almodóvar on 2017 Cannes Film Festival Jury

Cannes 2017: 70th Anniversary Festival Poster Features Joyous Claudia Cardinale

‘The Fits’ Director Anna Rose Holmer Criticizes Photoshopped Cannes Poster

Cannes Critics’ Week Jury to Be Lead By Brazilian Filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho, Other Jurors Announced

15 Cannes Film Festival Movies Were Shot on Film, Including ‘The Beguiled’

Cannes 2017: Here Are the Cameras Used To Shoot 29 of This Year’s Films

Cannes: French Government Worker Says Netflix Embodies ‘American Cultural Imperialism’

Mike Leigh Starts Shooting ‘Peterloo,’ A Fact-Based Amazon-Backed Period Drama

Netflix at Cannes: Pedro Almodovar Will Give ‘Okja’ a Fair Shake

Cannes: Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Okja’ Booed During Technical Glitch and Netflix Logo at First Press Screening

Cannes to Honor Victims of Manchester Attack With Moment of Silence

‘Vaxxed’: Andrew Wakefield’s Controversial Anti-Vaccine Documentary Set for Secret Cannes Screening

Cannes Critics’ Week 2017: Enter to Win Online Festival Pass to Screen Short Films


Cannes Wish List: 50 Films That Have a Serious Shot at the 2017 Festival Lineup

The Potential Oscar Contenders of Cannes 2017: A Rundown

17 Shocks and Surprises from the 2017 Cannes Lineup, From ‘Twin Peaks’ to Netflix and VR

Cannes 2017: 22 Films We Can’t Wait to See at This Year’s Festival

Cannes Film Festival Accepts TV: Why Shows From David Lynch and Jane Campion Are Only The Beginning

Cannes 2017: The Competition Has a Higher Percentage of Female Filmmakers, But It’s Still Pretty Bad

Cannes: How to Get a Sales Agent or Distributor for Your Unfinished Film

What Movies Are Critics Most Excited to See at Cannes 2017? — Critics Survey

Cannes 2017: 9 Hot Acquisition Titles That Will Have Buyers Chasing Foreign Films

Robert Pattinson Will Rewrite His Career at Cannes, and 7 More Predictions About This Year’s Fest

9 Cannes Film Festival Game-Changers Now Streaming

Bong Joon-ho Responds to Cannes Netflix Debate: ‘Physical Theaters and Digital Streaming Platforms Will Co-Exist’

The Cannes Film Festival Buyers Guide: Who’s Buying the Movies You’ll Watch

The Best Movies to Ever Win Cannes’ Palme d’Or — IndieWire Critic Survey

Cannes 2017 Palme d’Or Contenders: Here’s a Look at the Likely Winners

Cannes: Why Netflix Can’t Spoil France’s Biggest Celebration of the Movies

Cannes and Other Film Festivals Don’t Know How to Celebrate TV — Here’s How to Fix That 

Movies Are Changing, and We’ve Seen Their Future at Cannes 2017 — Analysis


IndieWire’s Movie Podcast (Screen Talk: Episode 142) – CinemaCon 2017 Highlights and Cannes Predictions

IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 144) – Here’s What We Think About the 2017 Cannes Lineup

IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 145) – Highlights From Tribeca and Cannes 2017

IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 148) – Here’s What We Know (And What We Don’t Know) About the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 149) – Everything We Learned After Four Days at Cannes 2017


Cannes Review: Marion Cotillard Won’t Stay Dead In Arnaud Desplechin’s Opening Night Film, ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’

Cannes Review: With ‘Wonderstruck,’ Todd Haynes Returns With A Profoundly Moving Fable For All Ages

Cannes Review: In ‘Loveless,’ Russia Is the Place Where Families Go to Die

‘Sea Sorrow’ Review: Vanessa Redgrave’s Directorial Debut Is a Plain But Passionate Call to End the Refugee Crisis — Cannes 2017

‘Okja’ Review: Bong Joon Ho Delivers His ‘E.T.’ With Delightful Tale of a Mutant Pig and the Girl Who Loves Her — Cannes 2017

Cannes Review: ‘Jupiter’s Moon’ Is A Vapid But Visually Astonishing Riff On Europe’s Refugee Crisis

‘Blade of the Immortal’ Review: Takashi Miike’s Landmark Feature Is One of His Most Lethal Genre Offerings Ever — Cannes

Cannes Review: With ‘Let the Sunshine In,’ Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche Deliver a New Kind of Romantic-Comedy

Joan of Arc Sings Heavy Metal Music in Bruno Dumont’s Ridiculous ‘Jeanette’ — Cannes 2017 Review

‘Redoubtable’ Review: Jean-Luc Godard Is Reborn as Louis Garrel In Michel Hazanavicius’ Charming Romance — Cannes 2017

‘A Prayer Before Dawn’ Is a Ferocious Boxing Movie That Fights Dirty — Cannes 2017 Review

French AIDS Crisis Gets Definitive Big Screen Treatment In ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ — Cannes 2017 Review

‘Lover For a Day’ Review: Philippe Garrel Looks at Love in Shades of Gray, Again — Cannes 2017

‘Happy End’ Review: In This Quasi-Sequel to ‘Amour,’ Michael Haneke is a Master of Bourgeois Despair

‘The Square’ Is Almost a Great Movie, But an Even Bigger Disappointment — Cannes 2017 Review

‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’ Review: Elle Fanning Is a Free Love Alien in John Cameron Mitchell’s Bizarre Return to Form

‘The Beguiled’ Review: Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst Subvert Male Fantasies in Sofia Coppola’s Sensational Southern Potboiler

‘Golden Years’ Review: André Téchiné’s Fact-Based Heartbreaker Is a Surprising, Occasionally Sexy Misfire — Cannes

Cannes Review: If ‘Faces Places’ Is Agnès Varda’s Last Film, It’s a Profoundly Moving and Absolutely Essential Farewell

‘The Florida Project’ Review: Sean Baker’s ‘Tangerine’ Followup Delivers — Cannes 2017

Cannes Review: With ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer,’ Yorgos Lanthimos Comes to America and Makes the Scariest Movie of His Life

Features and Interviews

Cannes: With ‘The Piano,’ Jane Campion Explored the Same Feminist Vision That Will Drive ‘Top of the Lake: China Girl’

Cannes: ‘Dogtooth’ Made Yorgos Lanthimos One of the Most Exciting Filmmakers in the World, and He’s Just Getting Started

Cannes: Before ‘The Beguiled,’ Sofia Coppola’s ‘Marie Antoinette’ Showed Her Genius for Crafting Characters Through Environments

Cannes: Before ‘Good Time,’ the Safdie Brothers’ ‘Daddy Longlegs’ Reinvented the New York Movie

The Mad Scientist: How The Visionary ‘Bellflower’ Director is Risking All At Cannes After Six Years of Hollywood Battles

17 Brilliant Horror Films That Debuted at Cannes: Stream all of the Screams

Cannes: 10 Indian Filmmakers That Should Be on the Festival’s Radar

‘Wonderstruck’ DP Edward Lachman Tells All: How He Created the Eloquence of Silent Movies and the Grit of ‘The French Connection’

Before ‘The Meyerowitz Stories,’ Noah Baumbach’s ‘Kicking and Screaming’ Captured Adults Coming of Age — Cannes 2017

Why Alejandro González Iñárritu is the Director Who Finally Got VR Right — Cannes 2017

Indian ‘Rambo’ Remake Director Q&A: He’s ‘Happy to Have Sylvester Stallone’s Blessing’ — Cannes 2017

Hong Sang-soo Reveals How He’s Made 21 Features in 21 Years: ‘I Start with Almost Nothing’

With ‘The Beguiled,’ Sofia Coppola Seeks Cannes Redemption with a Southern-Gothic Remake

Michael Haneke’s Pitiless World: As ‘Happy End’ Debuts at Cannes, Reconsider ‘Caché’

Willem Dafoe as Vincent Van Gogh in ‘At Eternity’s Gate’: Julian Schnabel Gives Us An Exclusive First Look

Events, Panels, and Press Conferences

Cannes 2017: Will Smith Clashes With Pedro Almodóvar Over Netflix

Arnaud Desplechin Responds to ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’ Alternate Cut Controversy: ‘There Aren’t Actually Two Films’

‘Wonderstruck’ Is Cannes’ First Oscar Contender and Other Revelations From Festival Press Conference

Cannes Theater Evacuated Due to Security Scare

Adam Sandler on ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’ and Therapy: ‘I Don’t Want to Let Anybody Down’

‘Redoubtable’: How Michel Hazanavicius and His Cast Found the Human in Often ‘Ridiculous’ Jean-Luc Godard — Cannes

Clint Eastwood Promises to Return to Acting At Packed Cannes Masterclass

Netflix at Cannes: Noah Baumbach’s ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ Won’t Be An Oscar Contender

‘Okja’: How the ‘Snowpiercer’ Experience Inspired Bong Joon Ho’s Move to Netflix

Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’ Wows Cannes While Nicole Kidman Calls Out Lack of Female Directors

Isabelle Huppert, Mariachi and a History Lesson: Cannes Celebrates Its 70th Year With a Lively Night

Cannes: Guillermo del Toro Talks Real-Life Monsters in Political-Leaning Speech

Tilda Swinton Reveals How Ivanka Trump Inspired Her Villainous ‘Okja’ Character

Nicole Kidman on Her Very Big Year at Cannes: ‘I Am Just Trying to Stay Very Bold and Open’

Clips, Trailers, Posters, Photos, and More

Watch the Cannes Film Festival 70th Anniversary Red Carpet: Live Stream Online

‘Okja’ Trailer: Bong Joon Ho’s Palme d’Or Contender Introduces the World’s Most Adorable Beast — Watch

‘Jupiter’s Moon’ Trailer: Kornél Mundruczó’s Cannes Contender Follows a Refugee with Superpowers

Cannes: Valeska Grisebach’s Un Certain Regard Entry ‘Western’ Shines Light on Unnerving European Xenophobia — Watch

Cannes: Matan Yair’s Very Personal ‘Scaffolding’ Follows a Fraught Familial Relationship — Watch

‘Wonderstruck’ First Look: Todd Haynes’ Cannes-Bound Film Takes a Trip to Museum in Lovely New Clip — Watch

Cannes 2017: Jonas Carpignano’s ‘A Ciambra’ Gets a Dazzling Poster for Directors’ Fortnight Premiere

Cannes 2017: Sean Baker’s ‘The Florida Project’ First Poster Welcomes You to a Sun-Kissed Magical Kindgom

‘L’amant double’ Teaser: François Ozon’s Latest Might Be This Year’s Sexiest Palme d’Or Contender — Watch

‘CARNE y ARENA’ First Details: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Teases Cannes VR Installation With Emmanuel Lubezki

‘The Day After’ Trailer and Photos: Hong Sang-soo Remains as Prolific as Ever With Latest Cannes Drama

‘Barbara’ Trailer: Mathieu Amalric’s Female-Centric Drama Premieres at Cannes This Month — Watch

‘Happy End’ First Look: Michael Haneke Could Win His Third Palme d’Or With Help From Isabelle Huppert

‘Ismaël’s Ghost’ Clips: Marion Cotillard Bops Along to Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’ — Watch

‘Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc’ Trailer: Bruno Dumont’s Cannes-Bound Musical Goes Rock N’ Roll — Watch

‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ First Look: Noah Baumbach and Adam Sandler Compete for the Palme d’Or

‘Ismael’s Ghosts’ Trailer: Marion Cotillard Brings Arnaud Desplechin’s Otherworldly Cannes Drama to the Land of the Living

‘The Beguiled’ Trailer: Sofia Coppola’s Palme d’Or Contender Is A Dark and Sexy Southern Revenge Tale

‘Good Time’ First Look: Robert Pattinson’s Indie Hot Streak Continues With Safdie Brothers’ Cannes Contender

‘The Day After’ First Trailer: Hong Sang-soo Tells Another Tale of a Love Affair in Cannes Drama

‘Based on a True Story’: Eva Green and Emmanuelle Seigner Are Lovers in First Look at Roman Polanski’s New Drama

‘Mobile Homes’ Poster: Imogen Poots Searches For a Better Life in Vladimir de Fontenay’s Directors’ Fortnight Premiere

‘Gabriel and the Mountain’ Exclusive Trailer: An Explorer Ascends in Fellipe Barbosa’s Cannes Drama — Watch

‘Coby’ Exclusive Trailer: Cannes ACID Documentary Explores True-Life Transgender Story From Heartland

‘Good Time’ Trailer: Robert Pattinson and the Safdie Brothers Have One Wild Palme d’Or Contender

Cannes: First Clip from Michael Haneke’s ‘Happy End’ Features a Very Unhappy Dinner Party — Watch

Cannes: Three Old Friends Take a Gamble on Everything in ‘The Dragon Defense’ Trailer — Watch

‘They’ Exclusive Trailer and Poster: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh Makes Her Cannes Debut with Coming-of-Age Drama — Watch

‘Möbius’: First Look at Cannes Critics’ Week Only American Short Film Is Positively Lynchian — Watch

‘Blade of the Immortal’ Trailer: Takashi Miike Brings a Lethal Warrior to Cannes

‘You Were Never Really Here’ First Clip: Joaquin Phoenix Fights for Justice in Lynne Ramsay’s Cannes Contender

‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ First Clip: Colin Farrell Faces Darkness in Yorgos Lanthimos’ Cannes Contender

‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’ Teaser: Nicole Kidman Is a Punk Queen in John Cameron Mitchell’s Cannes Premiere

‘The Villainess’: Jung Byung-gil’s Vicious Female-Centric Cannes Midnight Actioner Gets a Wild Clip — Watch


Cannes: Neon and Vice Buy U.S. Rights to Harmony Korine’s ‘The Beach Bum’

Cannes: Cohen Media Buys U.S. Rights to François Ozon’s ‘L’Amant Double’

Sony Pictures Classics Buys Andrey Zvyagintsev’s ‘Loveless’ Day Before Its Cannes Premiere

Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Chloe Zhao’s ‘The Rider’ — Cannes

Cannes: The Orchard Buys Palme d’Or Contender ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’

Cannes: Timely Un Certain Regard Entry ‘Beauty and the Dogs’ Picked Up By Oscilloscope


The Cannes Film Festival runs May 17 – 28.

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