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Repercussão: Cannes 2015

E ontem se encerrou mais uma edição do badalado, amado/odiado Festival de Cannes. Não tem jeito, ele é o balizador do ano, a maior plataforma de lançamento dos filmes que devem figurar entre os mais falados do ano e presentes em outros festivais. 859 more words


First Word on Hou and Joe

The reviews are in from Cannes.

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is reviewed by Variety:

Hou implicitly grasps the expressive power of stillness and reserve, the ways in which silence can build tension and heighten interest.

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The Anniversary

She is 25 and he is 23. They’ve been in jail for nearly a year now. Their punishment for directing and acting in a theatrical production of a fable that wants no more and no less than to incarnate the freedom to speak, publicly and guilelessly, of the brutal heart of the sovereign who wears the garb of the righteous. 661 more words

Moving Image

Cannes: Strand Buys Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Cemetery of Splendour' (EXCLUSIVE)

Strand Releasing is to acquire North American rights to former Palme d’Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s “Cemetery of Splendour.”

The film played this week in Cannes in the festival’s Un Certain Regard section. 171 more words


Lesbian Romance 'Carol' Top Contender for Palme D'Or

CANNES, France — Forbidden love has made the critics swoon. Todd Haynes’ hotly anticipated lesbian romance Carol debuted over the weekend and has promptly become the frontrunner for Cannes’ top prize, the Palme d’Or. 397 more words

Cannes Film Review: 'Cemetery of Splendor'

An incurable sleeping sickness yields an elusive yet expansive rumination on matters both political and intensely personal in “Cemetery of Splendor,” the latest gently hypnotic cinematic enigma from the Thai writer-director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. 1,213 more words

Markets & Festivals

2015 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard: Rak Ti Khon Kaen (Cemetery Of Splendour)

Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. 88 more words