CANNES FESTIVAL | Alain Guiraudie makes big comeback

Film was produced by Sylvie Pialat
Will compete for the Palme D'Or
Written and directed by Alain Guiraudie

Book author Léo (Damien Bonnard), is conducting research on wolves in the Lozère region of Southern France. It’s hill country, where grassy plateaus are dotted by the occasional rock formation and sheep farms, just like the one Leo encounters on his path, complete the landscape. Leo meets a shepherd by the name of Marie (India Hair). Nine months later, their baby is born. What could possibly ... more >

Stranger by the lake

The best film you'll likely never see in a movie theater
Pierre de Ladonchamps and Christophe Paou
Directed by Alain Guiraudie

Alain Guiraudie’s film, shown in the “Un certain regard” section at the last Cannes Film Festival, is a perfect illustration of why European cinema works while American cinema is drowning in a sea of either loud, big productions wrapped in close-ups of interchangeable actors (Brad Pitt or Leo di Caprio? Nicole Kidman or Jessica Chastain?) and special effects or self-indulgent, quirky indies where ... more >