Cannes 2018: Most anticipated films

Check out the most anticipated films at the 71st Cannes Film Festival this year.

1. Everybody Knows (2018)
132 min | Drama
8.8 Stars

Carolina, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Jaime Lorente, Ricardo Darín

2. Angel Face (2018)
108 min | Drama

One day, Marlene suddenly chooses to abandon her daughter for a man she has just met during yet another night of excess. Elli must confront her mother’s demons to get her back.

Director: Vanessa Filho | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Alban Lenoir, Ayline Aksoy-Etaix, Amelie Daure

3. Arctic (2018)
97 min | Drama

A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost. He must then decide whether to remain in the … See full summary »

Director: Joe Penna | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir

4. Asako I & II (2018)
119 min | Drama, Romance

Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.

Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi | Stars: Masahiro Higashide, Erika Karata, Sairi Itô, Kôji Seto

5. Ash Is Purest White (2018)
150 min | Drama, Romance

A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Xiaogang Feng, Zheng Xu

6. At War (2018)
113 min | Drama

After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.

Director: Stephane Brize | Star: Vincent Lindon

7. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
128 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Ryan Eggold

8. Border (2018)
101 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

After a customs officer develops a strange attraction to the suspect she’s investigating, the case’s revelations soon call into question her entire existence.

Director: Ali Abbasi | Stars: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Viktor Åkerblom, Jörgen Thorsson

9. Burning (2018)
148 min | Drama, Mystery

Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she’s on a trip to Africa. When Hae-mi comes back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met in Africa, to Jong-soo. One day, Ben visits Jong-soo’s with Hae-mi and confesses his own secret hobby.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Ah-in Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon, Joong-ok Lee

10. Capernaum (2018)
120 min | Drama

A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.

Director: Nadine Labaki

11. Cold War (2018)
84 min | Drama

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched, set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza

12. Dogman (2018)
120 min | Drama

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Adamo Dionisi, Edoardo Pesce, Francesco Acquaroli, Laura Pizzirani

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