The cast of ‘Youth’ (left to right: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Harvey Keitel, director Paolo Sorrentino and Rachel Weisz
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Cannes Film Festival

The FT’s film critic on the contradictions, surprises and disappointments of 2015’s showcase event

Sheila Vand in ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night — film review

Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut film is clever, cool — and funny

Britt Robertson and George Clooney in 'Tomorrowland'

Tomorrowland — film review

Brad Bird’s live-action sci-fi romp is whizzy but muddled


Poltergeist — film review

Sam Rockwell shines in this unexpectedly watchable remake

Anaïs Demoustier and Romain Duris in 'The New Girlfriend'

The New Girlfriend — film review

François Ozon is back on form with this Ruth Rendell adaptation

'Moomins on the Riviera'

Moomins on the Riviera — film review

A faithful animated adaptation of Tove Jansson’s 1955 comic

Anti-war demonstrators in Hyde Park, London, on February 15 2003; 'We Are Many' documents protests around the world against the Iraq war
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We Are Many — film review

A sturdy documentary about the 2003 protests against the Iraq war

Effervescing with pride: it is clear that Linda Pike and her son Spike love their part-time jobs
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A reel change without losing a frame

Linda Pike passed on the dying art of film projection to her son

John Turturro in Nanni Moretti's ‘My Mother’

Cannes Film Festival: reviews of My Mother, Son of Saul, Amy, and more

The festival came good with Nanni Moretti’s tragical comedy

Andrew Kötting rides with the artist Dinos Chapman in a pedalo in ‘Swandown’ (2012)

Artist film: from white cube to black box

Feature-length films made by visual artists have been gaining ground

Cannes Film Festival — first report

The Palme d’Or is pickable from an auspicious roster of auteurs

Mad Max: Fury Road — film review

George Miller’s reboot is a headlong rush of noise and action

The Tribe — film review

A gripping Ukrainian drama, cast entirely with deaf-mute amateurs

Pitch Perfect 2 — film review

Further shenanigans in the world of competitive singing

Clouds of Sils Maria — film review

Juliette Binoche excels in Olivier Assayas’s wise, funny film

Lambert & Stamp — film review

The fascinating story of the two men behind The Who

A Royal Night Out — film review

Young princesses head into London on VE Day in this Britcom

Stray Dogs — film review

A tragic-absurdist masterpiece from Taiwan

Girlhood — film review

This superb film follows immigrant life in the Paris suburbs

Top Five — film review

There are moments of magnificence in Chris Rock’s flailing comedy