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The legendary French critic is chronicled in this Cannes Classics documentary 'Jean Douchet: Restless Child' by directors Fabien Hagege, Guillaume Namur and Vincent Haasser.

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Posted: May 26, 2017, 8:40 am

Eddie Izzard leads the cast in Gillies MacKinnon's remake of the beloved 1949 Ealing Studios comedy 'Whisky Galore.'

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:38 pm

Roberto De Paolis makes his feature debut with 'Pure Hearts,' the story of a teenage girl about to take a vow of chastity and the boy who catches her eye.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:26 am

Photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon ('Modern Life') chronicles the patients of a psychiatric ward in his latest documentary '12 Days,' which premiered out of competition in Cannes.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:27 am

An undercover cop and a notorious gangster become blood brothers in Byun Sung-Hyun's noir-tinged crime thriller 'The Merciless' ('Bulhandang'), part of a banner year for South Korean movies in Cannes.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:25 am

A young Zambian girl is banished from her village for alleged witchcraft in 'I Am Not a Witch,' the debut feature from British writer-director Rungano Nyoni.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:23 am

Robert Pattinson stars as a small-time criminal on a nocturnal odyssey to break his brother out of custody in 'Good Time,' New York guerilla-filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie's upgrade to the Cannes competition.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:10 am

Sergei Loznitsa returns to fiction for the third time after 'In the Fog' and 'My Joy' with 'A Gentle Creature,' a dark story of an unnamed woman's sojourn to a prison town in Siberia.

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Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:54 am

A social worker running a community center for at-risk kids in Naples finds her goodwill questioned when she provides shelter to a criminal's wife and children in Leonardo Di Costanzo's drama, 'The Intruder.'

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:31 pm

Hungarian actor Sandor Terhes plays a working man traveling from central Europe to the Baltics in search of employment in 'Out,' a multilingual co-production.

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:58 pm

This rambunctious breakout indie from Kerala is about gang wars in a small Indian town.

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:31 pm

A thriller with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, a drama about French AIDS activists and new works from Todd Haynes, Noah Baumbach and Claire Denis were among the 12 favorites at the halfway mark.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:30 pm

Francois Ozon's erotic thriller 'L'amant double,' about a woman who falls in love with her psychoanalyst but discovers there's more to him than meets the eye, is competing for the Palme d'Or.

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:25 pm

Sofia Coppola remakes a 1971 Don Siegel/Clint Eastwood film, casting Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell and Kirsten Dunst in the story of a Southern all-girls school that takes in a Union soldier during the Civil War.

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:51 pm

'Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts,' the third fearture from Indonesian director Mouly Surya, is a stark genre feature with a strong female protagonist.

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Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:13 pm