The Long Week Closes: Six Competition Films That Will Not Win the Palme d’Or May 13, 2017

5/14/17 update: I’ve deleted this piece. My tone was too certain. I came off like a blowhard.

Manifesto (Rosefeldt)

New Releases
Manifesto (Julian Rosefeldt, Australia/Germany, 2015, 12 reviews)
The Wedding Plan (Rama Burshtein, Israel, 2016, 6 reviews)
Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary (John Scheinfeld, United States, 2016, 6 reviews)

Jeanne Dielman (Akerman)

Cinema of the Past
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, Belgium, 19 reviews)
Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet Union, 1972, 19 reviews)
Gohatto (Nagisa Oshima, Japan, 1999, 12 reviews)
Shampoo (Hal Ashby, United States, 1976, 11 reviews)

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