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Thierry Frémaux Shapes the Cannes Film Festival Schedule

 





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Thomas Robinson in
Review: 'Tomorrowland,' Brad Bird's Lesson in Optimism

By A. O. SCOTT

There is nothing casual or whimsical about this movie's celebration of hope, imagination and joy.
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Dwayne Johnson on the set of
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By MELENA RYZIK

Dwayne Johnson, onetime wrestling deity, stretches his muscles as a leading man in the thriller "San Andreas."



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Movie Reviews
Jennifer Connelly plays Nana, a mother with a healing gift, in Claudia Llosa's
Review: 'Aloft' Trains an Eagle Eye on Human Misery

By A. O. SCOTT

Claudia Llosa's movie concerns a healer, her two sons and the ambivalence she feels about her gift.
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Review: 'When Marnie Was There,' by Studio Ghibli, Animates a Friendship With Ominous Undertones

By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS

Beneath its calm, exquisitely detailed surface, "When Marnie Was There" bubbles with half-formed ideas and undeveloped themes.
Jean Boenish and her husband, Carl, who largely created BASE jumping.
Review: 'Sunshine Superman,' About the High-Flying Daredevil Carl Boenish

By NEIL GENZLINGER

This documentary, directed by Marah Strauch, is a bittersweet take on a man who looked at very tall things and saw an opportunity to jump.
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Dieter Laser in
Review: In 'Human Centipede 3' There's No Humanity Left

By JEANNETTE CATSOULIS

The film, subtitled "Final Sequence," feels drained and desperate.
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Dan Ariely
Review: '(Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies' Assumes Everyone Tells Them

By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Yael Melamede takes a lighthearted look at lies through the lens of the behavioral economist Dan Ariely in this documentary.
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Victor Rebengiuc portrays a lonely Romanian widower whose house has been destroyed in a flood in
Review: 'The Japanese Dog,' a Family Reunion in Romania

By BEN KENIGSBERG

In Tudor Cristian Jurgiu's first feature film, a Romanian engineer living in Japan takes his family to visit his father, a curmudgeonly widower who has lost everything.
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This documentary follows Yula, who lives at a landfill.
Review: In 'Something Better to Come,' Growing Up in a Garbage Dump

By NEIL GENZLINGER

Hanna Polak's documentary visits Yula and the rest of a community squatting for years in a landfill outside wealthy Moscow.
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Ilse Salas as a student radical in
Review: 'Güeros' Amid the Mexican Student Protests of 1999

By A. O. SCOTT

In Alonso Ruizpalacios's film, a boy from the country arrives in Mexico City just in time for the student strikes.
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Review: 'The Farewell Party' Finds Laughs in Euthanasia

By STEPHEN HOLDEN

In Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon's Israeli comedy, set at a Jerusalem retirement home, an amateur inventor devises a "mercy-killing machine."
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Adèle Haenel and Kévin Azaïs as survivalists who leave army training for their own adventure.
Review: 'Love at First Fight,' a Romance in the Wild

By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Adèle Haenel stars in this film about a woman out to prove how tough she is; her savior ends up being a man, though.
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A film on the plummet in crop diversity.
Review: 'Seeds of Time,' a Documentary on a Crusader for Crop Diversity

By NICOLAS RAPOLD

The urgency of expanding the world's seed portfolio is made eminently clear in this film directed by Sandy McLeod.
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Video Features
Britt Robertson in
'Tomorrowland' (With Movie Trailer): Brad Bird Narrates a Scene

By MEKADO MURPHY

The director Brad Bird discusses a sequence from "Tomorrowland."
Video Video: This Week's Movies: May 22, 2015
The New York Times film critics review "Tomorrowland," "Aloft" and "The Farewell Party."
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News & Features
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'Inside Out,' Pixar's New Movie From Pete Docter, Goes Inside the Mind

By BROOKS BARNES

The story follows an 11-year-old girl and the emotions that scramble around inside her head.
Gemma Arterton and Fabrice Luchini in Anne Fontaine's
'Madame Bovary' and 'Gemma Bovery' Revive and Refract a Heroine

By CHARLES McGRATH

The Frenchwomen Anne Fontaine, with "Madame Bovary," and Sophie Barthes, with "Gemma Bovery," offer differing meditations on French literature's great adulteress.
Hou Hsiao-Hsien
'The Assassin' Director on Long Takes, Fast Edits and a Warrior in the Shadows

By MANOHLA DARGIS

Hou Hsiao-Hsien's film was the subject of rapturous reviews at Cannes.
A scene from
Sexually Explicit 3-D Film Inspires Pans and Walkouts at Cannes

By RACHEL DONADIO

Gaspar Noé defends his film "Love," saying 12-year-olds should see it.
The documentary
'(Dis)Honesty - The Truth About Lies' Examines How Falsehoods Sprout

By ROBIN POGREBIN

A new documentary explores thorny questions like why people lie, how they do it and what is the fallout.
Gary Graver, left, and Orson Welles on the set of
Archivists Find Fragments of an Unfinished Orson Welles Autobiography

By MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNES

With the working title "Confessions of a One-Man Band," the unfinished memoir appears to have been in the works since the 1970s.
The director Paolo Sorrentino, left, and the  actor Michael Caine at a news conference for

ArtsBeat

Michael Caine on Elderly Roles and Why He Snubbed Cannes After 'Alfie'

By RACHEL DONADIO

The actor stars with Harvey Keitel in the festival entry "Youth," from Paolo Sorrentino.
Mr. Moretti in Cannes.
A Director Casts a Woman to Play Him in the Tale of His Life

By RACHEL DONADIO

Nanni Moretti's "My Mother" was inspired by the death of his own parent.
Eri Fukatsu as a haunted widow in
At the Cannes Film Festival, Some Gems Midway Through

By MANOHLA DARGIS

"The Assassin," "Son of Saul," "Journey to the Shore," Nanni Moretti's "My Mother" and Todd Haynes's "Carol" are standouts at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in France.
From left, Thierry Frémaux, the director of the Cannes film festival; Gus Van Sant, the director of
Thierry Frémaux Shapes the Cannes Film Festival Schedule

By RACHEL DONADIO

Mr. Frémaux's work offstage during the year, in which he selects the films shown at the festival, makes him one of the most powerful, and scrutinized, figures in the film universe.

On Video
Jean-Marie Robain and Nicole Stéphane in
Occupation Fables on DVD: 'Le Silence de la Mer' and 'Vice and Virtue'

By J. HOBERMAN

Jean-Pierre Melville's "Le Silence de la Mer" finds a metaphor for the French Resistance. Roger Vadim's "Vice and Virtue" traffics in lurid imagery.


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