Follow SBS Film's coverage of the 65th Cannes Film Festival, with news, reviews, and blogs of the latest world movies, direct from the Croisette.
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14 May 2012 - 6:55 PM  UPDATED 14 May 2012 - 6:55 PM


Beasts of the Southern Wild
(Benh Zeitlin, Un Certain Regard,USA)

The Paperboy
(Lee Daniels, In Competition, USA)

(Michael Haneke, In Competition, France/Germnay/Austria)

(John Hillcoat, In Competition, USA)

The Sapphires

(Wayne Blair, Special screening, Australia)

Moonrise Kingdom

(Wes Anderson, Opening Night Film, USA)

Rust & Bone

(Jacques Audiard, In Competition, Belgium/France)


INTERVIEWS: Cannes 2012: Past & Present
Ruby Boukabou interviews several industry experts about this year's festival.

TRAILER: Moonrise Kingdom

(Wes Anderson, Opening Night Film, USA)

TRAILER: Lawless
(John Hillcoat, In Competition, USA)

(Jacques Audiard, In Competition, Belgium/France)

SNEAK PEEK: The Sapphires #1
SNEAK PEEK: The Sapphires #2
(Wayne Blair, Special screening, Australia)

SNEAK PEEK: Killing Them Softly

(Andrew Dominik, In Competition, USA)


FEATURE: Cannes Film Festival 2012: Preview
Lisa Nesselson previews the line-up of the anniversary event.

"Until the 65th Festival de Cannes gets underway on May 16th with Wes Anderson's 1960s-set Moonrise Kingdom, we can only speculate as to whether 2012 will be a banner year or not. Festival director Thierry Frémaux says, "I didn't reveal last year's line-up in a triumphant tone of voice because we had no idea whether it would be a triumph. Turns out, it was. So I'll maintain an even-keeled delivery this year." For gloating and boasting, look elsewhere...." Read more

INTERVIEW: Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen discusses his celebrated career and why he doesn't suffer from writer's block. Read More

NEWS: Cannes countdown begins as stars arrive
The stars have begun rolling into Cannes as the sun-kissed Riviera resort readied for the annual movie frenzy where glittering careers are launched and cinema legends born... Read more

NEWS: Sapphires to sparkle in Cannes
Australia has a feature film set to screen in Cannes after all, with the late inclusion of Wayne Blair's The Sapphires, screening out of competition. Read more

NEWS: Cannes picks Dominick and Hillcoat
Two crime films from the Australian directors will compete at the 2012 event. Read more

NEWS: Cannes Film Festival 2012: Competition Line-up
Michael Haneke will once again square off against Jacques Audiard in competition for the Palme d'Or, with their latest films announced as contenders in the Cannes Film Festival Official Competition lineup. Read more

BLOG: Day 1 & 2
Moonrise Kingdom kicks off the festivities, while the new French President has a close call. Read more

BLOG: Rating the Competition
As the Cannes Film Festival passes the half-way point, we rank the Competition films. Read more.