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‘Joyland’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Saim Sadiq’s debut feature observes the tension within a Pakistani family suffocated by societal conventions.

‘De Humani Corporis Fabrica’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor's latest documentary, premiering in the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes, plunges into the human body in ways rarely seen onscreen.

‘The Five Devils’ (‘Les Cinq diables’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

Adèle Exarchopoulos ('Blue Is the Warmest Color') toplines this genre-bending second feature from writer-director Léa Mysius ('Ava'), which premiered in the Directors' Fortnight.

Ethan Coen’s ‘Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Coen's first film without brother Joel is a performance-centered look at Jerry Lee Lewis' varied career.

‘November’ (‘Novembre’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

Oscar winner Jean Dujardin stars in Cédric Jimenez's chronicle of the five-day chase to find the perpetrators behind the deadly 2015 Paris attacks.

‘Paris Memories’ (‘Revoir Paris’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

Virginie Efira ('Benedetta') stars in this latest drama from French director Alice Winocour ('Proxima'), about a woman who survives a deadly terrorist attack in the heart of Paris.

‘Sick of Myself’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

A self-absorbed young woman (Kristine Kujath Thorp) makes herself sick in order to attract attention and one-up her artist boyfriend (Eirik Sæther) in this "unromantic comedy."

‘Forever Young’ (‘Les Amandiers’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi’s fifth feature follows a group of students admitted into Patrice Chéreau's Théâtre des Amandiers in Nanterre in the 1980s.

‘Holy Spider’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

'Border' writer-director Ali Abbasi’s third feature tells the true story of Saeed "Spider Killer" Hanaei, who preyed on women in Iran at the start of the 21st century.

‘The Stranger’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Joel Edgerton and Sean Harris star in Thomas M. Wright's contemporary true crime-based drama set in Outback Australia about low-level gangsters who are not all they seem.

‘R.M.N.’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu ('4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days') returns to competition with a small-town drama where questions of national identity take center stage.

‘Father and Soldier’ (‘Tirailleurs’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

'Lupin' star Omar Sy portrays a Senegalese father who joins his son in the trenches during the First World War.