2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “The Story Of My Wife”

Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi’s The Story Of My Wife held Cannes promise, in part thanks to its French cast members Lea Seydoux and Louis Garrel. The Cannes habitués star alongside Dutch actor Gijs Naber in this adaptation of Marin Fust’s eponymous 1942 literary classic about a Dutch sea captain obsessed with the idea that his […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “The Souvenir Part II”

Mother daughter duo Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne debuted The Souvenir at the Berlin Film Festival last year. According to Screen Daily there had been hopes that director Joanna Hogg would make her Cannes debut in Competition this year with The Souvenir II, reuniting her with the cast of the original, Honor Swinton Byrne, […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “The French Dispatch”

Wes Anderson has used the Berlin International Film Festival to launch his last two feature films, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Isle of Dogs” but 2020 was supposed to mark the auteur’s big return to Cannes with his new project, The French Dispatch. Anderson was last at Cannes with Moonrise Kingdom, which world premiered on […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Pieces of a Woman”

Awards Daily had Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczó’s next film Pieces of a Woman as a probable contender for this years Cannes Film Festival. Mundruczó made his Cannes debut in 2018 with Jupiter’s Moon. Pieces of a Woman stars Shia LeBeouf and Vanessa Kirby in a story about a grieving woman embarks on an emotional journey […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Tenet”

Christopher Nolan’s latest film Tenet seemed to be destined for a gala opening at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. The director has screened at the festival several times over the years and was heavily rumored, and all but confirmed by the festival director, to have nabbed one of the coveted spots this year. Instead Warner […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Summerland”

Olivier Award-winning playwright has long plotted her jump to feature film making: in 2012, she won the BAFTA JJ Screenwriting Bursary, which she then spent on writing the original script for what would become her feature directorial debut. Starring Gemma Arterton as a reclusive writer, the film is set during World War II and finds […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Soul”

There is usually one blockbuster animated feature selected to screen as an out of competition at a gala premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Festival director Thierry Fremaux all but confirmed that Pixar’s Soul was going to fill this spot this year in an interview with Variety. The film, now set for a Thanksgiving release, […]

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2020 Cannes Film Festival What Could Have Been Wish List: “Passing”

As I was reading articles about movies that might have screened in Cannes this year I noticed A LOT of movies on these lists were directed by women. One film that was in rumored to be nearing completion of post-production was UK feature Passing directed by Rebecca Hall. The film is based on a novel […]

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