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Photographer Julian Ungano on His Vision for The Hollywood Reporter’s Cannes Photo Diary

Julian Ungano is tucked away at a corner table inside the Hotel Martinez’s lobby restaurant. It’s mid-afternoon and the 39-year-old is here to recap a dizzying schedule shooting some of the Cannes Film Festival’s brightest stars. Ungano partnered with The Hollywood Reporter to deliver a Cannes photo diary, updated throughout the festival from May 17-28, […]

Cannes: Ethan Hawke, Isabelle Huppert, Lee Jung-jae, Rebecca Hall, Austin Butler and More in The Hollywood Reporter’s Festival Photo Diary

Nothing compares to Cannes. That has never been more true than it is this year as the international film festival rolled out the iconic red carpet to celebrate a milestone 75th anniversary, as always, against the backdrop of the French Riviera. Welcoming A-list stars, celebrated auteurs, musicians, models and, yes, even TikTok creators, the 2022 […]

Viola Davis Set to Receive Kering Women in Motion Award During Cannes Film Festival

Viola Davis will be in motion in Cannes on May 22, making her way to the stage to pick up Kering’s Women in Motion Award. In announcing Davis as this year’s recipient, Kering and Cannes praised her “activism and achievements” while noting that she has been a passionate advocate for the rights of women and […]

Abortion in Film: THR Critics Recommend 12 Movies to Revisit

At a moment when Roe v. Wade is under direct challenge, here are some of the most inspired examples of the ways filmmakers around the world have explored the reality of abortion in women's lives.

Isabelle Huppert in ‘About Joan’ (‘À propos de Joan’): Film Review | Berlin 2022

A French publisher looks back over four decades of her life, including the sorrow that almost crushed her in Laurent Larivière’s tale of love and pain and sex with an octopus.

Isabelle Huppert Tests Positive for COVID, Will Miss Berlin Film Festival Award Ceremony

After testing positive for COVID, French star Isabelle Huppert will not be coming to the Berlin International Film Festival to receive a honorary Golden Bear for her life’s work. The Oscar-nominated actress, whose work included Elle, The Piano Teacher, and 8 Women, was to be honored at a gala ceremony in Berlin on Tuesday, February […]

Berlin Flashback: Isabelle Huppert Stole Scenes in ‘8 Women’

Isabelle Huppert shared the spotlight, and Berlin’s 2002 red carpet, with five of the stars of 8 Women, François Ozon’s camp take on an Agatha Christie-style murder mystery. Huppert’s turn as the singing, dancing spinster aunt Augustine — a rare comedic performance — was a scene-stealer. Berlin audiences lapped it up. The cast won a […]

Berlin: Francois Ozon on “Betraying Fassbinder” in Fest Opener ‘Peter von Kant’

François Ozon must be experiencing a sense of Berlin deja vu. Back in 2000, the then 32-year-old Ozon brought Water Drops on Burning Rocks to Berlin. The film is a French adaptation of a play by Ozon’s idol, the legendary German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. It won Berlin’s Teddy Award for best LGBTQ feature and […]

Berlin Film Fest Honoree Isabelle Huppert on Why “Taking Risks Is Part of the Game”

With a career as accomplished and acclaimed as that of Isabelle Huppert, it’s tempting to treat her like a sports star, the Michael Jordan/Cristiano Ronaldo/Serena Williams of cinema, and let the stats tell the story. The 68-year-old French actress with the fiery red hair and the cool onscreen demeanor has made more than 120 feature […]

Isabelle Huppert to Get Lifetime Golden Bear Honor at Berlin Film Fest

French cinema icon Isabelle Huppert will receive the lifetime achievement award of the 2022 Berlin International Film Festival, the Golden Bear, as well as a career homage for Berlin’s 72nd edition, which runs Feb. 10-20. Huppert, an Oscar nominee (for 2016’s Elle) and two-time Cannes best actress winner, will receive the lifetime honor at a […]

Isabelle Huppert Named Tokyo Film Festival Jury President

Legendary French actress Isabelle Huppert will head up this year’s competition jury for the Tokyo International Film Festival, organizers announced Friday. “It is a great honor to be chosen to preside over the International Competition Jury of the 34th TIFF, one of the most important Festivals in the world I have always considered with great […]

‘Mama Weed’ (‘La Daronne’): Film Review

French director Jean-Paul Salomé's Paris-set crime caper 'Mama Weed' stars Isabelle Huppert as a police interpreter who turns into a notorious drug kingpin.