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"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Cannes 2019: Table of Contents

The following table of contents contains Chaz Ebert's complete video dispatches from Cannes 2019, produced by herself and Scott Dummler of Mint Media Works, and written dispatches by Barbara Scharres and Ben Kenigsberg. 


Cannes 2019 Video #1: The Walking Dead Stroll the Red Carpet to Open the Festival by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #2: The Dead Don't Die and Gender Disparity by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #3: Sorry We Missed You, Les Miserables, Rocketman and More by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #4: Pain and Glory, A Hidden Life, Portrait of a Lady on Fire and More by Chaz Ebert


Cannes 2019 Video #5: Quentin Tarantino, Werner Herzog, Ernest White II and More by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #6: The Critics Roundtable by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #7: The Winners by Chaz Ebert

Cannes 2019 Video #8: Justice Singleton, Elizabeth & Pamela Guest and the Ebert Fellows by Chaz Ebert

Blog Posts: 

Cannes 2019: Preview of the 72nd Festival by Barbara Scharres 

Chloe Sevigny Interview for The Dead Don't Die by Ben Kenigsberg

Quentin Tarantino Brings Hollywood to Cannes by Ben Kenigsberg

Abel Ferrara Returns to the Festival with Tommaso by Ben Kenigsberg

Honoring Alain Delon in Cannes was the Right Thing to Do, Here's Why by Lisa Nisselson

Justice Singleton on the Legacy of Her Father, John Singleton by Bill Stamets

Palme des Whiskers by Barbara Scharres

Sylvester Stallone, Cannes Darling by Ben Kenigsberg

Cannes 2019: Awards Predictions by Ben Kenigsberg

Cannes 2019: Bong Joon-ho Wins Palme d'Or for Parasite by Ben Kenigsberg

Reviews: (in alphabetical order) 


A Hidden Life





The Climb

The Dead Don't Die 


Family Romance, LLC 

For Sama


The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao

It Must Be Heaven


Les Miserables

The Lighthouse

Little Joe

Lux Aeterna

Matthias & Maxine

Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo

Oh Mercy

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood 

Pain and Glory


Portrait of a Lady on Fire



Sorry We Missed You

Too Old to Die Young

The Traitor

The Swallows of Kabul

The Whistlers

The Wild Goose Lake

Young Ahmed

Zombi Child

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