British films were overlooked at Cannes 2013. Martin Baker asks if we should care, and if we are getting value from BFI, Bafta, and the rest
Cannes Film Festival
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Saturday 16 May 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
Thursday 14 May 2009
Tuesday 21 April 2009
It is said that next month's Cannes Film Festival will be a more austere event than in previous years. The mind boggles at what this might mean for this annual gathering of the wealthy, pouting and famous on the shores of the Mediterranean.
Monday 26 May 2008
The Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or was won by the French production Entre les murs (The Class) last night. The film, directed by Laurent Cantet, used teachers and students to chronicle a year in the life of an inner-city school. "The film we wanted to make had to be a reflection of French society – multiple, many-faceted, complex," said Cantet. "Sometimes also with friction that the film does not try to cover up."
Saturday 17 May 2008
A new film about teenagers in the Costwolds uses real-life heroin addicts in its cast to reveal the seamy underbelly of rural England.
Thursday 24 April 2008
Hollywood made its presence felt in this year's line-up for the Cannes Film Festival, with Clint Eastwood and Steven Soderbergh nominated for the top directorial award, the Palme d'Or. But the list of contenders announced yesterday was notable for its absence of British films for the second successive year.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
The world premiere of the Indiana Jones sequel will take place at this year's Cannes Film Festival, it was confirmed today, but no British films have made the competition.
Sunday 18 February 2007
Sunday 21 May 2006
Monday 24 May 2004
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