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Video: "Captain Fantastic," "Toni Erdmann" and More

In her latest video dispatch from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Chaz Ebert cites Matt Ross' "Captain Fantastic" as one of her favorite films she's seen thus far, and hails its "absolutely amazing" ensemble of child actors. She also highly recommends one of the festival's most acclaimed titles, Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann," as well as discusses Cristian Mungiu's "Graduation" and David Mackenzie's "Hell or High Water." 

Check out the video below for exclusive clips from all four films, along with footage from the Cinéma de la Plage, which projects classic films on its outdoor screen through the festival. 

2016 Cannes Segment 5: RogerEbert.com from The Mint on Vimeo.

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