Cannes 2015. Top Picks & Coverage Roundup

Our favorite films from the festival and an index of our coverage for the Festival de Cannes.

Below you will find our favorite films of the Festival de Cannes, as well as an index of our coverage, with more entries, including interviews, to come. We also have an index of the festival's awards.



I. Cemetery of Splendour, The Assassin

II. Visit or Memoirs and Confessions, In the Shadow of Women, The Exquisite Corpus, The Lobster, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Treasure

III. Arabian Nights, Journey to the Shore, Mountains May Depart



Day 0: Introduction

Day 1: Our Little Sister (Hirokazu Kore-eda), Tale of Tales (Matteo Garrone)

Day 2: In the Shadow of Women (Philippe Garrel), One Floor Below (Radu Muntean), Son of Saul (Lazlo Nemes)

Day 3: The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos), My Golden Days (Arnaud Desplechin)

Day 4: Arabian Nights Volume 1: The Restless One, Carol (Todd Haynes)

Day 5: Journey to the Shore (Kiyoshi Kurosawa), Louder Than Bombs (Joachim Trier)

Day 6: Arabian Nights Volume 2: The Desolate One (Miguel Gomes), Cemetery of Splendour (Apichatpong Weerasethekul)

Day 7: Mountains May Depart (Jia Zhangke)

Day 8: Arabian Nights Volume 3: The Enchanted One (Miguel Gomes), The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien)

Day 9: The Treasure (Corneliu Porumboiu), Visit or Memoirs and Confessions (Manoel de Oliveira)

Day 10: Love (Gaspar Noé), The Exquisite Corpus (Peter Tscherkassky)


A Shared Memory: Talking to Apichatpong Weerasethakul about Cemetery of Splendour

Something Remains: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Discusses Journey to the Shore

Representation of Self: Discussing Louder Than Bombs with Joachim Trier

Mutations: A Video Conversation with Miguel Gomes about Arabian Nights

A Historical Background: An Interview with Corneliu Porumboiu


A Love Story Without Love: Hou Hsiao-hsien Discusses The Assassin


Of Men and Bad Faith: Philippe Garrel's In the Shadow of Women

Slow Burn: Arab & Tarzan Nasser's Dégradé

Back to the Future (or: The Mother Tongue): Jia Zhangke's Mountains May Depart


Manoel de Oliveira's Visit, or Memories and Confessions: Magnolia Blooms Twice


The Status of Love in the Age of Consumerism: An Interview with Jia Zhangke

The Reality of Death: An Interview with László Nemes about Son of Saul

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