Cannes 2023: Top 10 & Coverage Roundup

Notebook's top films from the 76th Cannes Film Festival, as well an index of all of our coverage.

Below you will find the results of Notebook's critics' poll for the best films of the Cannes Film Festival, as well as an index of our coverage of the festival.


TOP 10

1. Fallen Leaves (Aki Kaurismäki)

2. The Zone of Interest (Jonathan Glazer)

3. May December (Todd Haynes)

4. Anatomy of a Fall (Justine Triet)

5. Close Your Eyes (Víctor Erice)

6. Killers of the Flower Moon (Martin Scorsese)

7. La chimera (Alice Rohrwacher)

8. The Pot-au-feu (Tràn Anh Hùng)

9. A Prince (Pierre Creton)

10. Last Summer (Catherine Breillat)

(Poll contributors: Pedro Emilio Segura Bernal, Anna Bogutskaya, Jordan Cronk, Flavia Dima, Lawrence Garcia, Leonardo Goi, Daniel Kasman, Jessica Kiang, Roger Koza, Elena Lazic, Beatrice Loayza, Guy Lodge, Łukasz Mańkowski, Savina Petkova, Caitlin Quinlan, Vadim Rizov, Christopher Small, Öykü Sofuoğlu, Blake Williams)


The Obscenity of Evil

Leonardo Goi on The Zone of Interest (Jonathan Glazer), The Sweet East (Sean Price Williams), Eureka (Lisandro Alonso), and Killers of the Flower Moon (Martin Scorsese)

The Tensions at Play

Daniel Kasman on L'amour fou (Jacques Rivette), Jeanne du Barry (Maïwenn), Occupied City (Steve McQueen), Anselm (Wim Wenders), A Prince (Pierre Creton), The Zone of Interest (Jonathan Glazer), Youth (Spring) (Wang Bing), Four Daughters (Kaouther Ben Hania), and The Buriti Flower (João Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora)

Shapes of Things

Lawrence Garcia on Lost in the Night (Amat Escalante), The Delinquents (Rodrigo Moreno), The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed (Joanna Arnow), The Goldman Case (Cédric Kahn), Anatomy of a Fall (Justine Triet), and May December (Todd Haynes)

Late Style, New Memories

Leonardo Goi on Fallen Leaves (Aki Kaurismäki), Close Your Eyes (Víctor Erice), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), and Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An)

Repetition & Reinvention

Lawrence Garcia on Last Summer (Catherine Breillat), Asteroid City (Wes Anderson), Perfect Days (Wim Wenders), and In Our Day (Hong Sang-soo)


Souleymane Cissé: The Work, the Wind, and the Light

by Yasmina Price

Controlling Desires: Joanna Arnow Discusses The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed

by Christina Newland

Every Look Can Become a Poem: Pedro Costa Discusses The Daughters of Fire

by Christopher Small

A Conscious Lie: Catherine Breillat Discusses Last Summer

by Caitlin Quinlan

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