In the summary of our Cannes special edition of the day:
Atlantic. Fire. The Franco-Senegalese Mati Diop directed a stunning debut feature, a fantastic evocation of a Dakar youth tempted by departure. Discover the criticism of the first blow of heart of the writing. (Photo The Ball Movies)
A White, White day. Icelandic Hlynur Pálmason makes a faux-polar around the obsessive quest of a rancorous husband who is convinced that he has been cuckolded.
And Then We Danced. The upset flirtation of two young people in Orthodox Georgia.
For Sama. Seat. Diving with the rebels in the heart of the Syrian conflict until the fall of the city.
We will fart everything. Heroism. From La Souterraine to Quinzaine, Lech Kowalski chronicles the struggle of 277 GM & S automotive subcontractor workers to save their jobs.
A tall girl. Back in the USSR. After the beautiful "Tesnota", Kantemir Balagov delivers a second disappointing film inspired by the work of Svetlana Alexievich.
Lech Kowalski. Almost 70 years old, the documentarist from punk and counter-culture returns to Cannes with a working immersion with the GM & S of Creuse. A new struggle for this nomad of Polish origin, pegged to rejected system.
Ladj Ly. Pro-yellow vests, the 39-year-old filmmaker presents "Les Miserables", a film based on his adolescence spent tracking police burrs in his neighborhood of Montfermeil.
And also. The film lesson of director and composer Quentin Dupieux ; a CheckNews on Cannes' access to the Festival and a chronicle on how to stay in Cannes.
The projections expected today. Little Joe Jessica Hausner (Official Selection); The Climb Michael Angelo Covino (Un Certain Regard); Heroes never die Aude Léa Rapin (Critics' Week); Zombi Child Bertrand Bonello (Directors' Fortnight); Rocketman Dexter Fletcher (out of competition); Papicha Mounia Meddour (Un Certain regard); Dolor y Gloria Pedro Almodovar (Official Selection); I lost my body Jérémy Clapin (Week of Criticism); Cancion sin number by Melissa Léon (Directors' Fortnight).
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