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Cannes 2020


152 articles available in total starting from 20/12/2019. Last article published on 12/03/2021.

Review: Red Soil

Review: Red Soil

A pacey, socially engaged, family-focused thriller which follows in the wake of a whistleblower to examine the conflict between the fight against pollution and the defence of economic interests  

12/03 | FIFDH 2021

Review: Souad

Review: Souad

BERLINALE 2021: Ayten Amid’s 2020 Cannes Label-selected drama is a touching portrayal of three Egyptian youths and the tragic event that binds them  

02/03 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Review: Flee

Review: Flee

Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated docu-drama on an Afghan refugee’s journey to safety is sublime storytelling  

02/02 | Sundance 2021 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

Review: Pleasure

Review: Pleasure

Sweden’s Ninja Thyberg signs her name to a sucker punch of a debut feature which is carried by Sofia Kappel’s portrayal of a young woman’s rise within the Los Angeles porn industry  

02/02 | Sundance 2021 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: The Swarm

Review: The Swarm

Awarded Critics’ Week’s 2020 label, Just Philippot’s first feature film is causing a sensation everywhere it goes ahead of its cinema release in France, Spain and China, and elsewhere via Netflix  

29/01 | Films | Reviews | France

Review: The Last Hillbilly

Review: The Last Hillbilly

Diane Sara Bouzgarrou and Thomas Jenkoe’s documentary gifts the viewers with a poetic, puzzling and disorienting account of a family living in the heart of the Appalachians  

23/11/2020 | IDFA 2020

Review: Beasts

Review: Beasts

Recipient of a 2020 Cannes label and carried by excellent performances, Naël Marandin’s accomplished second feature is a story of domination among the economic challenges of animal farming  

20/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Review: Should The Wind Drop

Review: Should The Wind Drop

A work of fiction awarded labels by Cannes and overtaken by current events and war, Nora Martirosyan’s first feature film lifts the veil on a land in search of existence, identity and borders  

18/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: Rascal

Review: Rascal

Pierre Deladonchamps dazzles as a seductive and dangerous vagabond, the troubling protagonist of Peter Dourountzis’s first feature, a social thriller about the role of the individual  

13/11/2020 | Seville 2020

Review: Walden

Review: Walden

Bojena Horackova looks back on a love affair riddled with difficult choices between two youngsters living in Lithuania in 1989, a country caught in the middle, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall  

10/11/2020 | Seville 2020

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