3 great Cannes films to see for free on Arte.TV in May 2022

As the Cannes Film Festival prepares to open its doors, it’s an opportunity to see Arnaud Desplechin, Amos Gitaï and a big Palme d’Or again.

Uncle Boonmee – Apichatpong Weerasethakul – available until 31/10/2022

The dreamlike masterpiece which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 2010. With He Who Remembers His Past Lives, the Thai filmmaker recounts the communion between a man on the brink of death and the ghosts of his past. . A moving lesson in spirituality.

Free Zone (2005) – by Amos Gitai – available until 07/31/2022

Natalie Portman plays an American back in Jerusalem, in this film by the Israeli director, which won Hana Laszlo the Best Actress Award at Cannes, where the film was in official competition in 2005. A thriller that looks like a parable, which depicts under feminine seams the situation in the Middle East and the Israeli chaos, through the prism of three female figures as strong as they are different.

A Christmas Tale (2008) – by Arnaud Desplechin – available until 08/31/2022

One of the director’s finest films selected in official competition on La Croisette in 2008. Although the film did not receive an award, it saw Catherine Deneuve receive a special jury prize at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. Also worn by Mathieu Amalric, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Anne Consigny, Melvil Poupaud, Chiara Mastroianni and Emmanuelle Devos, this biting and cruel family chronicle recounts the scathing reunion of a family during the holiday season…

To see here: https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/047577-000-A/un-conte-de-noel/

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