2016 Cannes Filmsby Sean-Ebert | created - 22 May 2016 | updated - 22 May 2016 | Public
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1. I, Daniel Blake (2016)
R | 100 min | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Votes: 45,273 | Gross: $0.26M
2. It's Only the End of the World (2016)
97 min | Drama
Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.
3. American Honey (2016)
R | 163 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Votes: 32,669 | Gross: $0.66M
4. The Salesman (2016)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.
Votes: 42,894 | Gross: $2.40M
Award for Best Actor, Award for Best Screenplay
5. Ma' Rosa (2016)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Ma' Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small ... See full summary »
Award for Best Actress
6. Personal Shopper (2016)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
Votes: 31,740 | Gross: $1.31M
Award for Best Director
7. Graduation (2016)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama
A film about compromises and the implications of the parent's role.
Votes: 10,640 | Gross: $0.18M
Award for Best Director
8. The Handmaiden (2016)
Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Votes: 83,491 | Gross: $2.01M
Vulcain Prize for an Artist Technician
9. Divines (2016)
105 min | Crime, Drama
A street teenager from a dysfunctional family from a banlieue (HLMs) in Paris comes across a young dancer who turns her life upside down.
10. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.
Prize of Un Certain Regard
11. Harmonium (2016)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama
Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life.
Votes: 1,665 | Gross: $0.02M
Jury Prize, Un Certain Regard
12. Captain Fantastic (2016)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Votes: 164,275 | Gross: $5.88M
Directing Prize, Un Certain Regard
13. The Stopover (2016)
102 min | Drama
Two young French soldiers take a three-day leave in Cyprus after finishing their tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Prize of Best Screenplay, Un Certain Regard
14. The Red Turtle (2016)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Fantasy
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
Votes: 25,944 | Gross: $0.92M
Special Prize, Un Certain Regard
15. The Lives of Thérèse (2016)
55 min | Documentary
Thérèse Clerc is one of the great figures of militantism. From the struggle to legalize abortion to the fight for equal rights of men and women and the battle for gay rights, she's been on ... See full summary »
16. Mimosas (2016)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A dying Sheikh travels across the Moroccan Atlas in a caravan escorted by two rogues.
Critics Week Grand Prize
17. Cinema Novo (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Cinema Novo is a movie-essay that investigates poetically the most important movement of Latin America cinema, through the thoughts of its main auteurs: Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Glauber ... See full summary »
18. The Cinema Travellers (2016)
96 min | Documentary
Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become ... See full summary »
Special Mention, Golden Eye
19. Wolf and Sheep (2016)
86 min | Drama
Based upon unpublished diaries, the film assumes the role of an anthropologist observing remote shepherd communities in Afghanistan where wolves and sheep have equal importance.
SACD Prize, Director's Fortnight
20. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 38,992 | Gross: $1.48M
21. Julieta (2016)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
Votes: 25,340 | Gross: $1.49M
22. The Unknown Girl (2016)
Unrated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A female doctor gets obsessed with the case of a dead woman after learning that the woman had died shortly after having rung her door for help.
Votes: 6,239 | Gross: $0.15M
23. Slack Bay (2016)
Unrated | 122 min | Comedy
Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,703 | Gross: $0.11M
24. From the Land of the Moon (2016)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with André.
Votes: 4,682 | Gross: $0.04M
27. Aquarius (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 146 min | Drama
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 original two-storey ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,609 | Gross: $0.29M
28. Loving (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision.
Votes: 28,637 | Gross: $7.70M
29. The Last Face (2016)
R | 130 min | Drama
A director (Charlize Theron) of an international aid agency in Africa meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political/social revolution, and together face tough choices ... See full summary »
32. The Neon Demon (2016)
R | 117 min | Horror, Thriller
An aspiring model, Jesse, is new to Los Angeles. However, her beauty and youth, which generate intense fascination and jealousy within the fashion industry, may prove themselves sinister.
Votes: 74,577 | Gross: $1.33M
33. Dogs (2016)
104 min | Drama, Thriller
Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property, he is warned by the local cop that his grandfather was a local ... See full summary »
34. The Dancer (2016)
Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.
35. The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis (2016)
TV-MA | 78 min | Drama
Buenos Aires, 1977. During the military dictatorship, Francisco Sanctis receives information about two people sentenced to "disappear." A quiet middle-aged family man without any political ... See full summary »
36. Personal Affairs (2016)
90 min | Drama
In Nazareth, an old couple lives wearily to the rhythm of the daily routine. On the other side of the border, in Ramallah, their son Tarek wishes to remain an eternal bachelor, their ... See full summary »
37. The Transfiguration (2016)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Horror
When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality.
Votes: 2,987 | Gross: $0.02M
39. Wrong Elements (2016)
133 min | Documentary
Uganda, 1989. A young rebel who claims to be visited by spirits, Joseph Kony, forms a movement against the central power: the LRA, The Lord's Resistance Army. An "army" that grew by ... See full summary »
40. Close Encounters with Vilmos Zsigmond (2016)
80 min | Documentary
a documentary that explores the life and artistry of one of the virtuoso founding fathers of contemporary cinematography, the Hungarian-born neorealist Vilmos Zsigmond.
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The documentary "Midnight Return" explores the enduring and emotional power of film as seen through the lens of the blockbuster success Midnight Express (1978).
43. My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
PG-13 | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.
Votes: 17,701 | Gross: $0.29M
44. Mercenary (I) (2016)
103 min | Drama, Sport
A young man of Wallisian origin in New Caledonia defies his father to go and play rugby in France. Living on his own on the other side of the world, he learns there is a price to pay to find success.
45. Albüm (2016)
105 min | Comedy
A middle-class Turkish couple is far from willing to admit they used adoption as a last resort to build a family, and will do anything to keep it a secret.
47. One Week and a Day (2016)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
When Eyal finishes the week of mourning for his late son, his wife urges him to return to their routine but instead he gets high with a young neighbor and sets out to discover that there ... See full summary »
Votes: 779 | Gross: $0.04M
48. Tramontane (2016)
105 min | Drama
Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and ... See full summary »
49. A Yellow Bird (2016)
112 min | Drama