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A young woman returns home to live with dad, only to find him distracted by a lover her same age in Philippe Garrel's tantalizing triangle.
Barbet Schroeder completes his Trilogy of Evil with this chilling look at the Buddhist monk notorious for his Islamophobic rhetoric.

The Indian media has been going gaga about Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attending the Cannes Film festival, but there is another B-Towner at the prestigious film festival.
Cannes Film festival: What Sonam Kapoor Considers 'Not Preparing Much' For Red Carpet. Cannes Film festival: Sonam Kapoor made this year's first red carpet appearance in Elie Saab.
John Cameron Mitchell brings out the worst in Neil Gaiman (or is it the other way around?) in a lifeless punk-meets-alien romance.

Bruno Dumont offers a bizarre treatment of Joan of Arc's early years flies in the face of musical and religious conventions. We all know how Joan of Arc's story ends: in a blaze of glory.
Deepika Padukone, who rocked her first go at Cannes Film festival as L'Oreal brand ambassador, says red carpet is all about having fun and following the instinct.
A film about the love life of Jean-Luc Godard? It's just irreverent enough to work, though Michel Hazanavicius' late-'60s biopic is really about Godard's breakup ...
Profundo Nero - International Noir Film Festival will debut on the picturesque Mediterranean island in June 2018, with Chinese mega-star Zhao Wei serving as one of the event's official ambassadors.
Cannes Film festival: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan On Fashion Critics. Cannes Film festival: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has walked Cannes red carpet for 16 years and has missed the mark a couple of times (remember her purple lipstick?
A bomb scare caused Cannes Film festival organisers to evacuate a Saturday evening screening of one of the fesival's most anticipated movies.
A Cannes Film festival screening of "Redoubtable" was briefly evacuated on Saturday over security concerns. A 7:30 p.m.
Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof once again explores the means by which an authoritarian regime succeeds in silencing independent voices.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made the first of her red carpet appearances at the Cannes Film festival on Friday wearing a dress that would make any Disney princesses jealous.
A documentary about Ashin Wirathu appears at the prestigious Cannes Film festival this week. But some in Myanmar question whether the media attention has helped his rise to fame.
There are no stagecoaches or six-shooters in this sharp, simmering drama of German-Bulgarian discord, but the spirit of John Ford graces it.
Impressively fluid long takes don't always help the emotional tug of this uneven film about a young woman's harrowing experience after being raped by some cops.
Leon Vitali, who left acting to be Stanley Kubrick's right-hand man, is the subject of an arresting cinemaniac documentary. Stanley Kubrick had many compulsions, like his famous fear of flying, and one of them was privacy.
Robin Wright is the epitome of flawless right now at Cannes Film festival. The 51-year-old hit the festival in the south of France this week to promote The Dark of Night, a short film she directed.
Actress-director Nandita Das presented her upcoming film Manto at Cannes Film festival on the second day. Nandita was accompanied by her lead actor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Jonas Carpagnino resumes the stories of certain characters from his neo-realist debut 'Mediterranea' in this thoughtful but less arresting follow-up.
Israeli culture minister Miri Regev has managed to make the opening of the 2017 Cannes Film festival more political than usual thanks to a controversial dress choice.
Silver screen icon and committed Feminist Claudia Cardinale, who's being celebrated by the 70th Cannes Film festival, has been breaking the mold of the submissive sex symbol for six decades.
Though its subject matter is timely and its sensitivity is palpable, the movie is far too airless and artificial to make much theatrical headway after its Cannes premiere. Taking hormone blockers in order to delay the onset of puberty, the better to ...
DOUBLE ACT: Cara Delevingne proved herself a dab hand at stand-up at the Cannes Film festival. The actress and model had a press conference in stitches for the unveiling of a Magnum x Moschino short film starring her and Moschino designer Jeremy ...
Left: Dustin Hoffman poses with his wife, Anne Byrne, at their hotel swimming pool during the 1975 Cannes Film festival. Right: Festivalgoer Sylvia Casablancas enjoys some spaghetti at a party hosted by French photographer Louis Dalmas in 1960.
On May 17, the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes kicked off with the opening-night screening of director Arnaud Desplechin's "Ismael's Ghosts.
Israel's culture and sports Minister Miri Regev turned heads on Wednesday when she appeared at the opening of the Cannes Film festival in France in a white dress emblazoned with the skyline of Jerusalem. The minister's long skirt bore a picture of East ...
The 100th feature by genre master Takashi Miike transcends conventions of Japanese swordplay films with both fantasy and graphic violence.
Jeanne Balibar's uncanny performance as French chanteuse Barbara anchors this fan-targeted film that plumbs the unsettled space between performing and being the protagonist in a biopic.
The big stars are in the South of France looking their most glamorous for this year's Cannes Film festival and getting their photos shared across the world.
Actress Mallika Sherawat, a Cannes Film festival veteran, returned with a bang this year on the opening night, at the screening of French film Les Fantomes d'Ismae (English title, Ismael's Ghosts).
Luminously headlined by Juliette Binoche, Claire Denis's delightful foray into romantic kinda-comedy retains all the director's signature sensual delicacy.
Cannes Film festival: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Arrives, Welcomed With Flowers. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has arrived in Cannes. The actress, who is representing the cosmetic giant L'Oreal, received a grand welcome as she reached the French town.
Alexey Zvyagintsev's stark tale of a divorcing couple is a missing- child procedural that meditates on the corruption of Russia.
WINNIE Harlow and Cara Delevingne have touched down in France as they joins their pals for the 70th Cannes Film festival. Winnie showed off her incredible abs as she walked through the airport arrivals lounge and out into the sunshine.
Bella Hadid was nothing but old Hollywood glamour at the Cannes Film festival's Opening Gala, taking photos with Susan Sarandon, her father, Mohamed Hadid, and even a fellow model who could've passed for the 20-year-old's twin.
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70th Cannes Film festival: These ladies slayed Day 1 in their designer togs. From Bella Hadid's thigh-high slit to Elle Fanning's fairytale gown, dazzling fashion moments lit up the Cannes Film festival red carpet on the first day. We look at the top ...
Todd Haynes' adaptation of a children's novel by Brian Selznick ('The Invention of Hugo Cabret') is a lovingly crafted adventure of innocence that winds up being less than the sum of its parts.
The 70th Cannes Film festival opened Wednesday under the lights of Cote D'Azur sunshine and high-wattage stars such as Will Smith and Marion Cotillard.
The Cannes Film festival kicks off on Wednesday with a familiar mix of big-name auteurs, a sprinkling of Hollywood glamour, and little-known hopefuls aiming to make an impact on one of the biggest stages in world cinema.
The 70th edition of the Cannes Film festival has kicked off in tasteful style with the premiere of Arnaud Desplechin's elegant, persuasive Ismael's Ghost.
The Palme d'Or is the biggest prize awarded at the Cannes Film festival and was first introduced in 1955. Last year director Ken Loach won the prestigious award for his film I, Daniel Blake.
The number may not have the official ring of a diamond anniversary, but the Cannes Film festival presents its 70th edition with a selection worth celebrating.
The Cannes Film festival officially kicks off on May 17t (tomorrow). filmmakers and celebs will flock to France for the week-long festival to watch some great ...


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