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David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’ Goes to Mubi for Latin America, Turkey, India

Arthouse streaming platform MUBI is still having a busy Cannes. Two weeks after the 2022 Cannes festival wrapped, MUBI has closed a deal for David Cronenberg’s competition title Crimes of the Future, picking up rights in multiple territories from sales group Rocket Science. Rocket Science confirmed MUBI bought Crimes of the Future for Latin America, […]

Munich Film Festival Lineup Includes Cannes Winners ‘Broker,’ ‘War Pony’

The Munich International Film Festival unveiled its 2022 lineup Thursday, announcing a program featuring some of the most acclaimed movies from Cannes last month, including award winners Broker, War Pony, The Eight Mountains and Mariupolis 2. Hirokazu Koreeda’s Broker, which won the best actor honor in Cannes for star Song Kang-ho, will screen in Munich’s […]

Japanese Director Naomi Kawase Accused of Violence Towards Staff

Japanese auteur and Cannes favorite Naomi Kawase has been accused of violent behavior towards her staff and crew, including an assault that left an employee’s face swollen.

‘Butterfly Vision’ (‘Bachennya Metelyka’): Film Review | Cannes 2022

Rita Burkovska stars as a soldier who is captured by the enemy and must cope with post-traumatic stress disorder and more in this timely Ukrainian feature, which played in Un Certain Regard.

Cannes: Sideshow, Janus Films Take Dardennes’ ‘Tori and Lokita’ for North America

Sideshow and Janus Films have picked up North American rights to Tori and Lokita, the new social drama from acclaimed Belgium directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (The Son, Two Days, One Night). Sideshow and Janus are planning a theatrical release for the title. Tori and Lokita premiered in competition at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival […]

‘Will-o’-the-Wisp’ (‘Fogo-Fatuo’): Film Review

Portuguese writer-director João Pedro Rodrigues' queer fantasy sci-fi musical stars Mauro Costa as a royal prince who learns the ways of firefighting from Andre Cabral's hunky hose jockey.

‘Mediterranean Fever’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Winner of the best screenplay award in Cannes' Un Certain Regard strand, Palestinian writer-director Maha Haj's follow up to 'Personal Affairs' stars Amer Hlehel and Ashraf Farah as frenemy neighbors in Haifa.

‘Jane Campion: The Cinema Woman’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Drawing upon interviews from throughout the filmmaker’s career, Julie Bertuccelli’s documentary explores the process and philosophy of the ‘Power of the Dog’ helmer.

Cannes: Five Takeaways From the 2022 Film Festival

The 75th Cannes International Film Festival drew to a close Saturday after two weeks of premieres, parties, red carpet glam and dealmaking, with a strong dose of political protesting thrown in. The Palme d’Or win Saturday night for Ruben Ostlund’s capitalism satire Triangle of Sadness — adding the Swedish director, who won here in 2017 […]

Ruben Ostlund on Roasting Capitalism in His Take-No-Prisoners Satire ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Five years after snatching the 2017 Palme d’Or for The Square, Ruben Östlund came back and did it again. His follow-up film, Triangle of Sadness, another biting satire on the human condition, skewering the world of high fashion and the global 1 percent instead of The Square‘s art industry targets, took top honors at this year’s […]

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick 20 Cannes Film Festival Favorites

A Queens-set memory piece from James Gray, a career best from Léa Seydoux, a devastating donkey story and a documentary about surgery that would make Cronenberg blush were among THR film critics' faves from the fest.

Ruben Ostlund’s ‘Triangle of Sadness’ Wins Palme d’Or at 2022 Cannes Film Festival

Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness, a broad, raucous satire on modern-day capitalism, has won the Palme d’Or for best film at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. This is Östlund’s second Palme, after his last film, The Square, a satire on the art world, won the Palme d’Or in 2017. Östlund’s film follows a group of […]