Cannes Interest List 2017by Col Needham | last updated - 3 weeks ago
These are the films which I am most excited about seeing at The Cannes Film Festival 2017. After the opening night film, the list is in alphabetical order by English title. I always try to catch all the films in the main competition.
Cannes is a wonderful festival with so many films to see and so many things happening. I will not make it to all of these but I will certainly try to catch as many as possible!
The ones I see will be moved to my Cannes Film Festival 2017 list.
1. Las hijas de Abril (2017)
103 min | Drama
Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the ... See full summary »
3. D'après une histoire vraie (I) (2017)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.
4. Aala Kaf Ifrit (2017)
100 min | Crime, Drama
During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she'll have to fight for her rights and her ... See full summary »
5. Mugen no jûnin (2017)
R | 140 min | Action, Drama
Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine - ... See full summary »
7. Geu-hu (2017)
92 min | Drama, Romance
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.
8. Krotkaya (2017)
143 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
10. Nos années folles (2017)
103 min | Drama
The true story of Paul who, after two years at the front, is mutilated and deserted. To hide it, his wife Louise disguised it as a woman. In the Paris of the Roaring Twenties, he became ... See full summary »
11. Good Time (2017)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a heist goes awry, a bank robber tries to free his brother from Rikers Island, all in one night.
Votes: 3,743 | Gross: $0.36M
13. Jeune femme (2017)
97 min | Drama
Broke, with nothing but her cat and doors closing in her face, Paula is back in Paris after a long absence. As she meets different people along the way, there is one thing she knows for ... See full summary »
14. L'amant double (2017)
107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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.
15. Out (III) (2017)
88 min | Drama
OUT is an odyssey about 50 year old family man Agoston wandering through East Europe. After loosing his lifelong job in a power plant of small Slovak village Agoston takes the shady but ... See full summary »
18. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.