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The Irish co-production The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, has won the Jury Prize at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. Essentially (...)

Palme d’Or contender: Cate Blanchett in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes

Such is the nature of the news cycle that some editions of the Cannes film festival come to be identified with satellite scandals only obliquely relat(...)

Cate Blanchett in Carol, Todd Hynes’s  adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel about a lesbian romance

This correspondent has developed a theory that recent Cannes Film Festivals are a little like Star Trek films. Over the current decade, the even-numbe(...)

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ is seasoned with Ethan (left) and Joel Coen’s taste for self-conscious humour. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

The latest project from the Coen Brothers sounded so promising one sensed the audience at Cannes watching terrified through its collective spla(...)

From left: director Joel Coen and actors  Justin Timberlake and Garrett Hedlund  arrive for the premiere of Inside Llewyn Davis at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier

In James Toback’s frisky documentary Seduced and Abandoned , presented for the press yesterd(...)