Cannes Film Festival: winners and losers

The surprise Palme d’Or recipient and the final films shown

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

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

Juliette Binoche and Kirsten Stewart in 'Clouds of Sils Maria'

Clouds of Sils Maria — film review

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

Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert at the offices of Track Records in the 1960s
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Lambert & Stamp — film review

The fascinating story of the two men behind The Who

Sarah Gadon and Bel Powley in 'A Royal Night Out'

A Royal Night Out — film review

Young princesses head into London on VE Day in this Britcom

'Stray Dogs'

Stray Dogs — film review

A tragic-absurdist masterpiece from Taiwan


Girlhood — film review

This superb film follows immigrant life in the Paris suburbs

Gabrielle Union and Chris Rock in 'Top Five'

Top Five — film review

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

Gael García Bernal in 'Rosewater'

Rosewater — film review

Jon Stewart’s film dramatises a reporter’s imprisonment in Iran

The Age of Adaline — film review

The schmaltzy story of a woman who loses the ability to age

Force Majeure — film review

A family implodes in this wickedly enjoyable dark comedy

Jauja — film review

Viggo Mortensen is terrific in this bewitchingly strange film

Good Kill — film review

A topical, intelligent drama about drone warfare

John Wick — film review

Keanu Reeves is a reactivated hit-man in this stylish thriller

Interview: Andrew Niccol

The film director tackles drone warfare

While We’re Young — review

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts struggle to stay hip in Noah Baumbach’s comedy

Altman — review

A conventional, sometimes going on pedestrian, documentary about the director

The Dark Horse — review

A bipolar sufferer takes Maori teenagers from gang warfare to teach them chess

The Face of an Angel — review

Michael Winterbottom’s movie tries and fails to ricochet off the Meredith Kercher case