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Cannes 2016 / Critics’ Week


10 articles available in total starting from 22/03/2016. Last article published on 19/05/2016.

The Critics’ Week Grand Prize goes to Mimosas

The Critics’ Week Grand Prize goes to Mimosas

CANNES 2016: Spanish director Óliver Laxe’s film emerges triumphant in the Critics’ Week; the Visionary Award goes to Albüm by Turkey’s Mehmet Can Mertoglu  

19/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week/Awards

Mimosas: Óliver Laxe’s mystical saga

Mimosas: Óliver Laxe’s mystical saga

CANNES 2016: The Galician director is in the Critics’ Week presenting a movie born of the union between an adventure film and the portrayal of a worldly mysticism  

19/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

Tramontane: “A special case”

Tramontane: “A special case”

CANNES 2016: Vatche Boulghourjian shoots to fame with a clever and engaging first feature about a man searching for his identity amidst the web of lies Lebanon wove about his past  

17/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics' Week

Raw: A bloody great film

Raw: A bloody great film

CANNES 2016: This truly well-made and completely ‘mutant’ debut feature by Julia Ducournau is a gory piece that is completely original, thrilling and, in a word, impressive  

15/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

Happy Times Will Come Soon: In the depths of nature

Happy Times Will Come Soon: In the depths of nature

CANNES 2016: Italy's Alessandro Comodin presents a sensitive and cryptic fable set in the dark heart of the forest  

14/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics' Week

Diamond Island: An ultramodern Cambodian dream

Diamond Island: An ultramodern Cambodian dream

CANNES 2016: For his debut feature, Davy Chou headed off to film on an island south of Phnom Penh, where an enormous luxury real-estate complex is being built  

14/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics' Week

Albüm: The impossible social tie

Albüm: The impossible social tie

CANNES 2016: Mehmet Can Mertoglu’s debut feature is formally a very accomplished film that dissects the absurd vacuity of existence without compromise  

12/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

In Bed with Victoria: A modern woman on the verge of drowning

In Bed with Victoria: A modern woman on the verge of drowning

CANNES 2016: Justine Triet opens the Cannes Critics’ Week with a sophisticated and extravagant comedy, led by the sensational Virginie Efira  

12/05/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

The Critics’ Week unveils its selection

The Critics’ Week unveils its selection

Julia Ducournau, Óliver Laxe, Mehmet Can Mertoglu and Davy Chou are in competition, while Justine Triet, Alessandro Comodin and Jean-Christophe Meurisse are out of competition  

18/04/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

Valérie Donzelli to chair an exceptional Critics’ Week jury

Valérie Donzelli to chair an exceptional Critics’ Week jury

The French filmmaker will be flanked by Alice Winocour, David Robert Mitchell, Nadav Lapid and Santiago Mitre on the Critics’ Week jury  

22/03/2016 | Cannes 2016 | Critics’ Week

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