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Tilda Swinton in Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Memoria’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The actress takes a metaphysical journey into the jungles and sierras of Colombia in the Palme d'Or-winning auteur's first film outside his native Thailand.

‘The Story of My Wife’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

Léa Seydoux, Gijs Naber and Louis Garrel headline this English-language literary adaptation directed by Hungarian Golden Bear-winner Ildikó Enyedi ('On Body and Soul').

‘Lamb’ (‘Dýrið’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Noomi Rapace and Hilmir Snær Gudnason play Icelandic sheep farmers who seize on a startling discovery during lambing season as a way to heal their pain in Valdimar Johannsson's first feature.

‘The Year of the Everlasting Storm’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

The hidden depths of COVID-19 are plumbed by arthouse headliners Jafar Panahi, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, David Lowery, Laura Poitras, Dominga Sotomayor, Anthony Chen and Malik Vitthal in seven…

Simon Rex in Sean Baker’s ‘Red Rocket’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

A washed-up adult film actor looks to reboot in the Texas hometown where few are impressed by his dubious celebrity in the director's latest dive into America's forgotten fringes.

‘Blue Bayou’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

Director Justin Chon stars opposite Alicia Vikander in this drama about a Korean-born adoptee raised in Louisiana, fighting to keep his family together as he faces deportation.

‘Titane’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

Julia Ducournau brings her follow-up to her lauded cannibal-coming-of-age story 'Raw' to the main competition.

‘Deception’ (‘Tromperie’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Léa Seydoux ('No Time to Die') co-stars in French writer-director Arnaud Desplechin's latest feature, adapted from the 1990 book by Philip Roth.

‘A Hero’ (‘Ghahreman’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi returns to his native Iran with this story about truth-telling, honor and the price of freedom.

‘Petrov’s Flu’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

Kirill Serebrennikov ('Leto,' 'The Student') returns to the Croisette with his latest nostalgia-inflected meditation on life in Russia, adapted from a novel by Alexey Salnikov.

‘Hit the Road’ (‘Jadde Khaki’): Film Review | Cannes 2021

Panah Panahi, son of celebrated Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi ('The White Balloon', 'Taxi'), premiered his first feature in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar.

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’: Film Review | Cannes 2021

Bill Murray plays the editor of a fictitious American magazine in a quaint French town, whose staff assembles to write his obituary and prepare their final issue in Wes Anderson's valentine to…