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Cannes 2017. The Florida Project

Quinzaine des réalisateurs The Florida Project *** The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around. Il filmaker newyorkese Sean Baker, dopo essersi fatto notare con la commedia Tangerine, girata … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2017. Jeannette. L’enfance de Jeanne D’Arc

Quinzaine des réalisateurs Jeannette. L’enfance de Jeanne D’Arc *** France, 1425. In the midst of the Hundred Years’ War, the young Jeannette, at the still tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy. One day, she tells her friend Hauviette how she cannot bear to see the suffering caused … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2017. L’amant d’un jour

Quinzaine des realisateurs L’amant d’un jour *** Il cinema di Philippe Garrel e’ diventato nel corso degli anni sempre piu’ essenziale, diretto, apparentemente semplice, lineare. I tempi di J’entend plus la guitare sono lontani. L’amant d’un jour l’ultimo film di un’ideale trilogia sui rapporti d’amore, comincia con La Jalousie e proseguita con L’ombres des femmes.  Tre film girati in … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2017. Un beau soleil interieur

Quinzaine des réalisateurs Un beau soleil interieur *** Isabelle, single mom, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last. Un film di parole quello di Claire Denis, parole d’amore. Meglio: parole di amanti. Parole che servono ad ingannare. Il tempo, innanzitutto. Quel tempo incerto e sospeso prima di un bacio … Continua a leggere

Quinzaine 2017: tre gli italiani in concorso, con Abel Ferrara, Amos Gitai, Claire Denis e Bruno Dumont

Come accade ormai sistematicamente da quando c’è Eduard Waintrop alla guida della Quinzaine, la rassegna parallela del Festival di Cannes è diventata una vetrina di primissimo livello, sempre più ricca di proposte trasversali. Non solo giovani promesse, che pure la Quinzaine scopre e promuove con instancabile vivacità, ma anche grandi autori. La Carosse d’Or, il … Continua a leggere

Dopo l’amore

Dopo l’amore ***1/2 Dopo l’amore – L’economie du couple è il settimo film del belga Joachim Lafosse, presentato alla Quinzaine di Cannes lo scorso mese di maggio. Ancora una volta, Lafosse racconta l’istituzioen familiare come una prigione di risentimenti e rancore. Come nei precedenti Nuda proprietà e À perdre la raison, le mura domestiche perdono ogni … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2016. La pazza gioia

La pazza gioia *** Quinzaine Beatrice is a blabbermouth and a so-called billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s in intimacy with world leaders. Donatella is a young quiet tattooed woman, locked in her own mystery. They are both patients of a mental institution and subject to custodial measures. Paolo Virzì’s new film tells the … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2016. Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog ** Quinzaine When three desperate ex cons are offered a job by a Mexican mob boss, they know they should refuse, but the payoff’s too rich to turn down. All they have to do is kidnap the kid of a colleague who’s ripping the mob boss off. But the abduction goes awry … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2016. Risk

Risk * Quinzaine The Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour turns her camera on another controversial figure, WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, in this immersive documentary, which continues Poitras’ courageous examination of voices who question authority in an era of ever-increasing surveillance and state secrecy. Modesto, modestissimo lavoro quello di Laura Poitras su Julian Assange, nonostante un impegno … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2016. Neruda

Neruda **** Quinzaine It’s 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. In congress, Senator Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betrayal and is swiftly impeached by President Videla. Police Prefect Óscar Peluchonneau is assigned to arrest the poet. Neruda tries to flee the country with his wife Delia del Carril, but they are forced … Continua a leggere

Cannes 2016. Fai bei sogni

Fai bei sogni ** Quinzaine Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest says she is now in Heaven. Years later in the 90s, adult Massimo has become an accomplished journalist. After reporting on the … Continua a leggere