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Cannes 2019 / Directors’ Fortnight


41 articles available in total starting from 02/03/2018. Last article published on 28/05/2019.

Ala Eddine Slim • Director of Tlamess

Interview: Ala Eddine Slim • Director of Tlamess

"I tried to be provocative, both for myself and the viewer"

CANNES 2019: Tunisian filmmaker Ala Eddine Slim presented his second feature Tlamess in the Directors' Fortnight, and talked to us about it  

28/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors' Fortnight

Erwan Le Duc • Director of The Bare Necessity

Interview: Erwan Le Duc • Director of The Bare Necessity

"When you’re telling a story, it’s a question of conveying emotion"

CANNES 2019: Erwan Le Duc tells us about his feature debut, The Bare Necessity, screened in the 51st Directors’ Fortnight  

28/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: To Live to Sing

Review: To Live to Sing

CANNES 2019: Johnny Ma uses real Sichuan opera performers to show the losing battle that ensues when art venues come up against commerce  

28/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: Wounds

Review: Wounds

CANNES 2019: Babak Anvari’s shocking body horror uses the tools of David Cronenberg to show that the biggest demons are those from within  

28/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: Ghost Tropic

Review: Ghost Tropic

CANNES 2019: It’s the journey and not the destination that counts in Bas Devos’ mild-mannered and poetic discovery of hope and bliss  

28/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: First Love

Review: First Love

CANNES 2019: Takashi Miike delivers a fun, violent tale about a young couple meeting, falling in love, and then fighting the police and the Yakuza  

25/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Bas Devos  • Director of Ghost Tropic

Interview: Bas Devos • Director of Ghost Tropic

“I could have taken a three-month holiday, but instead I chose to write a film”

CANNES 2019: Belgian director Bas Devos sat down with us to explain how he made Ghost Tropic, a film shot in record time  

25/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Alice and the Mayor scoops the Europa Cinemas Label at Cannes

Alice and the Mayor scoops the Europa Cinemas Label at Cannes

CANNES 2019: Nicolas Pariser’s film has been crowed as the best European film in the Directors’ Fortnight, while An Easy Girl took home the SACD Award  

24/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Review: Tlamess

Review: Tlamess

CANNES 2019: Ala Eddine Slim’s is a story of desertion with Kubrickian overtones, which doesn’t fulfil its promise  

23/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight

Benoît Forgeard  • Director of All About Yves

Interview: Benoît Forgeard • Director of All About Yves

“The kind of humour that interests me is a questioning, critical, satirical type”

CANNES 2019: French filmmaker Benoît Forgeard discusses All About Yves, his wacky comedy about artificial intelligence, which closed the Directors’ Fortnight section at Cannes  

23/05/2019 | Cannes 2019 | Directors’ Fortnight