Félix Maritaud in ‘Sauvage’

Sauvage makes for a fascinating variation on the tart with a heart trope. Indeed, the miseries heaped upon the nomadic sex worker in Camille Vidal-Naq(...)

Firm favourites: Toni Collette in Hereditary (centre) and from left, Cold War, Climax, Lady Bird, Sorry to Bother You and Loveless

We should begin by acknowledging the continuing eccentricities of the distribution business. For once there was, in this place, only the mildest of ey(...)

Arnaud Valois in 120 BPM. Photograph: Celine Nieszawer

 Robin Campillo was a 20-year-old film student when the first images of the Aids crisis started to appear in French newspapers. These pictures in(...)

It has taken so long for Robin Campillo’s saga of the French Aids years to make it here – nearly a year since its triumphant Cannes premiere – that BP(...)

Swedish director Ruben Östlund’s primal scream after The Square won the Palme d’Or as French actor Juliette Binoche and jury head Pedro Almodóvar look on at the Cannes Film Festival.  Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

The 70th Cannes Film Festival ended on Sunday night with, for the third year in a row, a surprise winner of the Palme d’Or, the festival’s most signif(...)

Michel Hazanavicius’s Redoubtable pastiches the work of Jean-Luc Godard.

Cannes is celebrating its 70th edition. Next year, however, it will arguably mark a more significant anniversary. It will then be 50 years since the (...)

Australian actress Nicole Kidman and Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos attend a press conference for  The Killing of a Sacred Deer at the 70th  Cannes Film Festival. Photograph:  AFP/Laurent Emmanuel/Getty Images

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, an Irish production from Element Pictures, has premiered to great acclaim at the 70th Cannes Film Fes(...)

Awkward sex remains one of the continuing distractions of the Cannes Film Festival.  Photograph: Getty Images

Awkward sex remains one of the continuing distractions of the Cannes Film Festival. Rare is the film in the Official Selection that doesn’t have some (...)