Alex and Orla discuss the Cannes 2021 films they watched from home: a couple of competition titles, and even more interesting sidebar films that flew under the radar.
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On this episode
- Announcements (1:11)
- Cannes and COVID (4:54)
- Cannes Winners (9:32)
- The Divide (Catherine Corsini) (19:10)
- Bergman Island (Mia Hansen-Løve) (22:19)
- The films we have not many thoughts on (36:32)
- How Cannes treats documentaries (41:20)
- Murina (Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović) (47:05)
- Olga (Elie Grappe) (50:23)
- A Radiant Girl (Sandrine Kiberlain) (54:53)
- The Innocents (Eskil Vogt) (1:02:58)
- Conclusion (1:11:54)
- Read Alex’s review of Une jeune fille qui va bien (A Radiant Girl)
- Read Alex’s 2018 interview with Cannes “breakout” Anders Danielsen Lie
- Read Alex’s 2017 interview with Eskil Vogt, on Thelma
- Read Mary Angela Rowe’s review of Julia Ducournau’s Raw
- Read Elena Lazic’s 2019 interview with Mia Hansen-Løve on Maya
- Read our January article about the thirty films we’re most looking forward to in 2021
- Ep. 84: Berlinale 2021, Part 2: The Competition
- Ep. 83: Berlinale 2021, Part 1: The Sidebars
- Ep. 82: Genocide on Film: Quo Vadis, Aida and Our Lady of the Nile
- Ep. 79: Sundance 2021, Part 2
- Ep. 78: Sundance 2021, Part 1
- Ep. 75: Portrayals of disability in Sound of Metal and Blind
- Ep. 17: Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale (Members Only)