Cannes 2017 International Film Festival

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
Ana Maria BahianaMay 22, 2017

As Cannes passed its midpoint, one name seemed to me on everybody's lips: Nicole Kidman. The first of three films with Nicole leading the cast,...

Jake Gyllenhaal, Lorenzo Soria and IRC representative at the HFPA event at Cannes 2017
Ana Maria BahianaMay 22, 2017

“The P in HFPA stands for press, but it could also stand for philanthropy”, said HFPA president Lorenzo Soria in his opening remarks on Sunday,...

Nicole Kidman & Colin Farrell; Paz Vega; Isabelle Huppert & Salma Hayek
Margaret GardinerMay 22, 2017

The nerves of the first days of Cannes are wearing off. People are having fun. The parties’ play out late into the night and it’s not unusual for...

Director David Lynch and actress Isabella Rosselini in Cannes 1990
Ana Maria BahianaMay 22, 2017

In 1977 David Lynch tried to get his first film, Eraserhead, into Cannes. "It didn't happen", he told us. "(The effort) was a long and complicated...

HFPA Party for IRC in Cannes
Luca CeladaMay 22, 2017

Adam Sandler, Tilda Swinton, Dustin Hoffman, Greta Gerwig, Ted Sarandos and many others were on hand for the HFPA’s annual philanthropy event at...

HFPA Party at Cannes
Ana Maria BahianaMay 21, 2017

The first weekend of Cannes is party time par excellence - and the HFPA, which already throws the Party of the Year (a little thing called the...

Silvia BizioMay 21, 2017

Kristen Stewart is in Cannes making her directorial debut with her short film Come Swim. Stewart, 27, is not new to Cannes - she was here as an...

Jack Lemmon and Harrison Ford in Cannes 1982
Ana Maria BahianaMay 21, 2017

Director Constantin Costa-Gavras' Missing was a major hit in Cannes 1982. A family drama set against the 1973 Chilean coup d'état that ousted...

Scenes from "Le Redoutable" and "The Square", in Cannes 2017
Luca CeladaMay 21, 2017

Day four of the festival was dominated, at least briefly, by the “security scare” at the Palais des Festivals. As if journalists were not frayed...

Stacy Martin, Elle Fanning and director John Cameron Mitchell
Margaret GardinerMay 21, 2017

The familiar with a twist. Ladies are foregoing petticoats, women are baring more, and peach appeared in shoes and clothes.