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Voir du Pays (The Stopover)

Prize for Best Screenplay – Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Delphine COULIN , Muriel COULIN Year of production: 2016 Country: FRANCE, GREECE Genre: drama Length: 102 minutes At the end of their tour of duty in Afghanistan, two young military women, Aurore and Marine, are given three days ...

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Hell or High Water

Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016 Directed by: David Mackenzie Country: USA Year of production: 2016 Genre: drama, crime Length: 102 minutes Two brothers, an ex-con and a divorced father face the foreclosure of their family’s farm and decide to team up for a string of adrenaline filled heists. A seasoned ...

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Harmonium

Jury Prize – Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Kôji FUKADA Year of production: 2016 Country: JAPAN, FRANCE Genre: drama Length: 118 minutes Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio’s family life… Original language: Japanese ...

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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

Prize of Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Juho KUOSMANEN Year of production: 2016 Country: FINLAND, GERMANY, SWEDEN Genre: drama Length: 92 minutes Summer 1962, Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything ...

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Toni Erdmann

FIPRESCI Prize for best film in competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Maren ADE Year of production: 2016 Country: GERMANY Genre: comedy Length: 162 minutes Practical joker Winfried disguises himself as flashy “Toni Erdmann” to get busy Ines’ attention and change her corporate lifestyle. The father-daughter challenge reaches absurd proportions until ...

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Julieta (Juliet)

In competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Pedro ALMODÓVAR Year of production: 2016 Country: SPAIN Genre: drama Length: 96 minutes Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía’s father and Julieta’s husband. But at times grief doesn’t bring people closer, ...

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The Neon Demon

In competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Nicolas WINDING REFN Year of production: 2016 Country: UNITED STATES, FRANCE, DENMARK Genre: drama Length: 117 minutes When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to ...

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Ma’ Rosa

Award for Best Actress, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Brillante MENDOZA Year of production: 2015 Country: PHILIPPINES Genre: drama Length: 110 minutes Ma’ Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenient store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, ...

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Elle

In competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Paul VERHOEVEN Year of production: 2016 Country: FRANCE Genre: drama, thriller Length: 130 minutes Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an ...

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Aquarius

In competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Kleber MENDONÇA FILHO Year of production: 2016 Country: BRASIL Genre: drama Length: 140 minutes Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an ...

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