British actor Timothy Spall poses during the Award Winners photocall after he won the Best Performance by an Actor award for his role in the movie ‘Mr Turner’ at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes,

There were surprises galore when the Cannes Jury, headed by Australian director Jane Campion, unveiled the prizes for the 2014 festival, but, in the e(...)

Jury members – Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon, US director Sofia Coppola, New Zealand director Jane Campion, Iranian actress Leila Hatami and French actress Carole Bouquet – arrive for the screening of Futatsume No Mado during the Cannes Film Festival in France. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

There’s a slight sense of bewilderment on the streets of Cannes as the jury, headed by Jane Campion, prepares to announce the winner of the Palme d’O(...)

The atmosphere at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival yesterday. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty 1:54

There is, we are led to believe, usually some sort of conference on at Cannes. If it’s not the Boat and Yacht Show, it’s the Retail Real Estate Market(...)

No. Just, no. You can tell there are structural and narrative issues when a film ends with a series of postscript credits revealing the fates o(...)

Week-long festival also celebrates 50th anniversary of Ballymaloe House with a gala candlelit supper on Friday, followed by a special screening of Jean Luc Godard’s Le Mepris

The 25th Cork French Film Festival got under way yesterday with a gala screening of director Jacques Demy’s 1964 musical comed(...)

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Stalker

Why not just call the thing Citizen Kane and have done with it? By naming his new experimen(...)

The Nun

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the cinema, this bland, sanitised French heritage drama hits our screens, leaving little lasting im(...)

Jazz on Film: French New Wave Vol 3
  • Music
  • October 25, 2013, 00:00

It was a match made in a very hip kind of heaven. The brief encounter between musicians of jazz’s post-be-bop era and the directors of the French nouv(...)

The International Herald Tribune headquarters in Paris. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/GettyImages)

In the 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises, the first thing Ernest Hemingway’s fictional alter ego, Jake Barnes, does on returning from Spain to France is t(...)

Le Week-End
Le Week-End

A cursory glance at the promotional material for Le Week-End might persuade you that Roger Michell’s latest picture is nothing other than a shameless (...)