Cannes Film Festival 2021




Women Do Cry

Europa, a distressing document of migration

JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass

Matt Damon and Stillwater

Sean Penn and his Flag Day, also ripping apart Donald Trump

British actress robbed of jewels from hotel room

Rehana Maryam Noor from Bangladesh is a powerful watch

Paul Verhoeven defends his lesbian nun drama

Benedetta, a provocative plot

Jane by Charlotte

The Rebellious Olivia de Havilland

Spike Lee hopes blacks will no long be hunted down as animals

Waiting for Leo Carax’s Annette

NFDC to present seven projects at the Market

Spike Lee, jury president, on Cannes poster

Andrea Arnold to head A Certain Regard Jury

The final lineup

Honorary Palm dÓr for Jodie Foster

Films in the running

Annette to open the Festival on July 6

New dates announced, but let us keep our fingers crossed!

Festival likely to be delayed 



Contingency plan for 2021 edition

The Oak Room — A slow burner with a rich horror story.

Gagarine shows pain of losing home

Sweat at the Cannes Virtual Market

56 titles announced

An enigma

It is final, No Cannes this year, at least not in the form we have known

Will Cannes and Venice collaborate?

A big question mark over the Festival now

Will not go digital, come what may

Palace turns into a shelter for the homeless

Festival postponed



Pain and Glory on an aging film director

Parasite a brutal social commentary 

Mektoub My Love: Intermezzo

Young Ahmed

Parasite wins Palm d’Or


Quentin Tarantino loses his cool

Terrence Malick

Once upon a time in Hollywood

A Hidden Life

Antonia Banderas starrer Pain and Glory

Street battles and corporate cruelty

Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory

Ken Loach and Sorry, We Missed You

Disappointing start

The Dead Don’t Die

Set to raise the bar

Sylvester Stallone and Rambo V

Palm dÓr for Alain Delon

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Usual suspects

No Indian movie

Agnes Varda and Alan Delon

Jim Jarmusch and The Dead Don’t Die

The Dead Don’t Die to open the Festival

Will Kore-eda’s The Truth open the Festival?

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood may be part of the Festival


Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu to head jury



Dull, but not sinking

Jury and critics see eye-to-eye

Manto and Nawazuddin Siddiqui 

Nandita Das talks Manto

Sir, at Cannes Critics’ Week

The House That Jack Built

Manto and societal injustices

Manoj Bajpayee on Bhosle

Manoj Bajpayee pushes Bhonsle

Rafiki, first ever Kenyan movie to premiere

Festival begins with Everybody Knows

Controversial Festival

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

Von Trier to return

Lars Von Trier

Nandita Das strikes luck

India’s Manto goes to Cannes

Poster is all about Godard and passion

Asghar Farhadi’s Spanish work to open the Festival 

To open with Everybody Knows

Radical changes draw flak

Thierry Fremaux comes under fire from critics

Checkmating racing reviewers, banning selfies on the steps

On to exciting times

Vada Chennai and Manto are hot possibilities

Cannes Film Fest 2018 – The guesses have begun to roll

Pulsating probables of Cannes

Are radical changes in the offing?

Cannes Film Festival plans radical changes for its 71st edition

Cannes Film Festival thinking of radical change this year

Cannes Film Festival picks Australian actress Cate Blanchette to head the jury




Okja runs into roadblock in South Korea

The Red Carpet obsession

Less magical

Troubled Cannes

Shruti Haasan and Sangamithra

Palm d’Or for The Square

Fatih Akin’s In The Fade

Naomi Kawase’s Radiance

Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled

Cary Grant

Famine of good cinema

Now Godard reframed

Loveless the best till date


Cannes is a fortress now

Disappointing opener, Almodovar-Will Smith ungainly disagreement

What to expect

Ishmael’s Ghosts

Netflix in trouble

Indian cinema and Market

Roman Polanski, will he have a good time?

A cocktail of cops and cinema

From bikini to burkina

Indian Government “may use Red Carpet to unveil strategy”

Radically political

No Indian film, but there is still hope

Film Festival conveys passion and joy with Claudia Cardinale

Nandita Das and Manto 

The dashing Pedro Almodovar to chair  Fest Jury

Flamboyant Pedro Almodovar will add colour to the jury

What’s brewing at the queen of festivals?

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