Cannes Film Festival 2018

Raphael Abraham reviews the best (and worst) movies competing for the coveted Palme d’Or at this year’s 71st edition of the cinema showcase

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s unsettling family drama takes the top prize in a difficult year for Cannes

The director’s new film combines sickening slapstick with Socratic dialogue

Andrew Garfield stars in a handsome-looking but frustrating mystery

The staggeringly unlikely story of a black Colorado policeman who joined the KKK

This outstanding Chinese film features a performance that will be a strong candidate for the Best Actress prize

Female directors, historically under-represented in the Competition, delivered two films of varying quality

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Two films from directors who were unable to attend this year’s Cannes Festival

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An Egyptian comedy about a destitute widower, an orphan boy and an ageing donkey

Paul Dano barely puts a foot wrong in his first film as director, the story of a family break-up