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Johnny Depp’s Cannes Starrer ‘Jeanne du Barry’ Lands Domestic Distribution  

Jeanne du Barry, the opening night from this year’s Cannes Film Festival that stars embattled actor Johnny Depp, will get a North American release. Vertical has landed the domestic rights to the period drama, which was directed by and co-stars Maïwenn. Depp play King Louis XV and the film follows his relationship with Jeanne Vaubernier, […]

Johnny Depp’s ‘Jeanne du Barry’ Enjoys Decade-Best Start for a Cannes Opener at French Box Office

Bien joué. Jeanne du Barry — starring Johnny Depp — took a triumphant bow at the box office in France timed to its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The period drama racked up 401,481 admissions in its first week of play, the best showing in a decade for a Cannes opening-night film, […]

‘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.

‘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.

Jeremy O. Harris and Mel Ottenberg on Cannes Style: “Revel in the Joy of Dressing”

Jeremy O. Harris is a bona fide Broadway-meets-Hollywood multihyphenate. And at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the Tony Award-nominated playwright and producer on HBO’s Euphoria added another title to his resume: an actor in Sean Price Williams’ The Sweet East. The drama follows a young woman traveling along the northeastern coast of the United States […]

‘Riddle of Fire’ Review: A Sentimental Debut Buckles Under the Weight of Its Fancy

Premiering in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes, Weston Razooli's feature follows three kids on a mythic quest.

‘La Chimera’ Review: Josh O’Connor Is Superb as a Haunted Man in Alice Rohrwacher’s Beguiling Tomb-Raider Tale

Blending folklore, dreams, superstition and unvarnished realism, the new film follows ‘The Wonders’ and ‘Happy as Lazzaro’ in the director’s triptych set around her Italian birthplace.

‘The Old Oak’ Review: Ken Loach’s Stirring if Schematic Chronicle of a Small-Town Culture Clash

Premiering in Cannes’ competition, the two-time Palme d'Or winner's latest centers around a northern English pub owner whose community welcomes a group of Syrian refugees.

Cannes: Alice Rohrwacher on Tomb Raiders, AI and Casting Josh O’Connor in ‘La Chimera’

Italian director Alice Rohrwacher is back in Cannes with La Chimera three years after winning the best screenplay honor for Happy as Lazzaro in 2018 and fresh off her first-ever Oscar nomination for the short film Le Pupille, produced by Oscar-winning Mexican director (and self-professed Rohrwacher fan) Alfonso Cuarón. Like its mysterious, mythic title, La […]

‘Perfect Days’ Review: Wim Wenders Finds Beauty in the Quotidian in Exquisite Japanese Drama About Gratitude

Distinguished screen veteran Koji Yakusho plays a middle-aged Tokyo man who has pared down his life to a routine of service and small pleasures in this delicate character study.