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The Palais des Festivals ahead of the 70TH Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

The 70th Cannes Film Festival begins on Wednesday amid unprecedented levels of security. The town is about 3km from Nice where, 10 months ago, 85 peo(...)

Nicole Kidman, who will top the bill at the festival this month as the world’s flagship movie showcase celebrates its 70th anniversary. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Last month, when the programme for the 70th Cannes Film Festival was unveiled, many reports led with the news that this was the first time Netflix pro(...)

Vlad Ivanov (far left) conducts a police line up for assault victim  Maria Dragus in Graduation

At the heart of Cristian Mungiu’s latest labyrinthine investigation of Romanian malaises we find one of the oldest, most irresistible (and arguably fo(...)

Przem Shrem Zajac at the home he shares with Les Cullinan in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The apartment Przem Shrem Zajac shares with his partner, Les Cullinan, in Dublin’s Smithfield is an eclectic extravaganza of beloved pieces, put toget(...)

The 88th Oscars in Hollywood: Mark Rylance, Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

What were your cultural highlights of 2016? I’m not sure if this counts as “cultural”, but getting to attend the Oscars was a treat. The surge in Iri(...)

The Festival Palace at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, which opens tomorrow. Photograph: EPA/Carsten Riedel

What do we mean by the Palme d’Or? That’s not quite so facile a question as it first appears. The Cannes Film Festival first awarded a top prize – to(...)

Residents walk through  mud in the  ‘jungle’ camp  in Calais.  Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

The plight of up to 3,500 migrants in the Calais encampment known as “the jungle” will be decided on Tuesday afternoon by a tribunal in Lille.  (...)

Emmanuelle Riva: age has not withered her fine acting, the expressiveness of her face or the clarity of her diction. Photograph: AGF/Rex

The lovers caress one another, meld, separate and meld again in a moving sculpture, their bodies symbolically coated with ash, in an allusion to radio(...)

The release of this very funny animation gives us a chance to ponder the unlikely history of the Madagascar franchise. The original film passed the(...)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne: “We are funny in real life? I think so, yes. But when working on a character, we get serious.”

We begin with a chat about the last scene of the Dardenne brothers’ new film. Nobody is likely to confuse Two Days, One Night with a Miss Marple my(...)

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