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9 standout Cannes movies you’ll be hearing about this year

The 71st Cannes Film Festival concluded on May 19 with an awards ceremony and the premiere of Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited and possibly cursed film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. The festival’s nearly two-week run was filled with protests and pledges regarding the festival’s history of gender inequity and sexual harassment, as well as programming that seemed poised to critique every sort of ideological oppression.

But it was also a celebration of some of the best films and filmmakers working in global cinema today — and for those who were lucky enough to see the offerings, it was a veritable feast. Cannes helps set the pace for the next year of film conversation, including the inevitable awards season prognostication.

This year’s most talked-about films will certainly be on the radar of cinephiles and more casual moviegoers in the months ahead. Here are nine of the films that generated the most buzz at Cannes in 2018, why they mattered, and what you can expect from them soon.

BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, a critique of the age of Trump by way of a true story from the 1970s about a black cop who infiltrated the KKK, took home the Grand Prix at Cannes, which is the second-highest honor the festival gives out. Styled after blaxploitation films, the movie stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Topher Grace (who plays a pitch-perfect David Duke). It’s a passionate, no-holds-barred film that pleased many critics as well as the jurors. I didn’t feel the same way — its heavy-handedness about modern parallels seemed to both mistrust the audience and blunt its force — but there’s no doubt it

Article source: https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/5/22/17376326/cannes-film-festival-2018-movies-list-best-oscars

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