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Cannes 2023

‘Little Girl Blue’ Review: Marion Cotillard Plays a Troubled Mother in Powerful and Personal Doc/Psychodrama Hybrid

The French Oscar winner plays writer-director Mona Achache's own mother in this film exploring the complexities of mother-daughter love.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Alicia Vikander (‘Firebrand’ and ‘Irma Vep’)

Alicia Vikander — who, at just 34, is already an Academy Award, SAG Award and Critics Choice Award winner, a three-time BAFTA Award nominee and a two-time Golden Globe Award nominee, and has been described as “the biggest Swedish export since IKEA” — is the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which […]

‘The Buriti Flower’ Review: Indigenous History Unfolds in a Striking Mix of Nonfiction and Drama

Filmmakers João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora collaborated with villagers in Brazil for their hybrid feature.

Cannes: Alicia Vikander, Marion Cotillard, Da’Vine Joy Randolph and More in The Hollywood Reporter’s Festival Photo Gallery

That’s a wrap on the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. Movie stars, cinephiles, press and jet-set glitterati mixed with celebrated auteurs and the international film industry’s next generation on the French Riviera for a jam-packed schedule of black-tie world premieres, starry gatherings and beach-set parties. And what a run it was from May 16-27. After opening […]

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 20 Best Films of Cannes 2023

Favorites included Scorsese’s wrenching true-crime epic, two riveting French courtroom dramas, a chilling Holocaust film like no other, a handcrafted Moroccan documentary, and the latest from veteran auteurs Aki Kaurismaki, Wim Wenders and Victor Erice.

Cannes Analysis: Jury Prize Winners and Losers to Watch for Come Oscar Season

Nobody can see everything that screens in competition at the Cannes Film Festival — there were 21 titles in the mix this year — and I certainly didn’t. So, without passing judgment on all of the titles that were recognized with prizes on Saturday, I must say that I am struck by the fact that all […]

‘Elemental’ Review: Pixar’s Timely High-Concept Bonanza Underwhelms

Director Peter Sohn ('The Good Dinosaur') tells the story of a fire family immigrating to a metropolis dominated by the opposing element of water, and the romance that ensues.

Legend of the Croisette: The Slow, Pure Cinema of Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan likes to take his time. The Turkish director is one of the greatest living practitioners of slow cinema. The filmmaking ethos — pioneered by Russian auteur Andrei Tarkovsky and taken up by the likes of Theo Angelopoulos, Albert Serra, Béla Tarr, Kelly Reichardt and Lav Diaz — eschews the rapid editing and […]

Justine Triet’s ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ Wins Palme d’Or at 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Justine Triet’s French courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Fall has won the 2023 Palme d’Or for best film of the 76th Cannes International Film Festival. Triet is just the third woman director to win Cannes’ top honor, but the second in three years, following Julia Ducournau, who took the Palme for Titane in 2021. Jane […]

‘Last Summer’ Review: Catherine Breillat’s Stepmom Seduction Story Bends the Boundaries

Léa Drucker ('Custody') stars as a woman who begins a fiery love affair with her teenage stepson, wreaking potential havoc on their bourgeois French family.

Cannes: Arab Films ‘Four Daughters’ and ‘The Mother of All Lies’ Share Top Documentary Prize

Two documentaries by Arab women directors have jointly won this year’s L’Oeil d’or (Golden Eye) award for best documentary at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. Tunisian filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania’s Four Daughters and The Mother of All Lies from first-time Moroccan filmmaker Asmae El Moudir were announced as this year’s best documentary winners at a […]

Josh O’Connor on Why His Role in ‘La Chimera’ Is “Much More Me” Than Prince Charles Is in ‘The Crown’

To play Arthur, a gentleman archeologist-turned-tombaroli (illegal grave-robber) in Alice Rohrwacher’s La Chimera, British actor Josh O’Connor swapped the double-breasted bespoke suits he donned as Prince Charles on Netflix’s The Crown for a rumpled cream linen outfit that looks like its owner has worn through too many late night digs. But the role in the […]