Cannes 2017

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120 battements par minute (2017)
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120 BPM. The average heart rate. The protagonists of 120 battements par minute are passionate about fighting the indifference that exists towards AIDS. (140 mins.)
Director: Robin Campillo
 
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
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Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. (109 mins.)
 
3.
The Beguiled (2017)
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The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal. (93 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
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Aus dem Nichts (2017)
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Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge. (106 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
5.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)
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An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father. (110 mins.)
Director: Noah Baumbach
 
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Okja (2017)
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Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. (120 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
 
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Wonderstruck (2017)
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The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection. (117 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
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Happy End (2017)
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A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
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Le Redoutable (2017)
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During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her. (107 mins.)
 
10.
The Square (2017)
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The Square is a poignant satirical drama reflecting our times - about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world. (142 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
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Nelyubov (2017)
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A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. (127 mins.)
 
12.
Les fantômes d'Ismaël (2017)
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The story follows a filmmaker whose life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film. (114 mins.)
 
13.
How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017)
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An alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon. (102 mins.)
 
14.
Good Time (2017)
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After a heist goes awry, a bank robber tries to free his brother from Rikers Island, all in one night. (101 mins.)
 
15.
You Were Never Really Here (2017)
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A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening. (85 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
 
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Jupiter holdja (2017)
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Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption. (123 mins.)
 
17.
Rodin (2017)
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An account of the famous French sculptor's romance with Camille Claudel. (119 mins.)
Director: Jacques Doillon
 
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Krotkaya (2017)
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A woman lives in a small village in Russia. One day she receives the parcel she sent to her husband, serving a sentence in prison. Confused and angered, she sets out to find why her package was returned to sender. (143 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
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Geu-hu (2017)
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The married Bongwan leaves home in the dark morning and sets off to work. The memories of the woman who left weigh down on him. That day Bongwan's wife finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the woman who left. (92 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
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Hikari (2017)
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A passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired meets an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. (101 mins.)
Director: Naomi Kawase
 
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Visages, villages (2017 Documentary)
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Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship. (89 mins.)
Director: JR, Agnès Varda
 
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The Rider (2017)
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After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. (104 mins.)
Director: Chloé Zhao
 
23.
L'atelier (2017)
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(113 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
24.
L'amant double (2017)
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Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity. (107 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
25.
D'après une histoire vraie (2017)
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A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer. (110 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
26.
The Florida Project (2017)
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Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World. (115 mins.)
Director: Sean Baker
 
27.
Patti Cake$ (2017)
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PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey. (109 mins.)
Director: Geremy Jasper
 
29.
La caméra de Claire (2017)
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About a part time high school teacher and writer. (69 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong