Cannes titles are in the can
The final few films in the chief races at Cannes have been announced. Fans of the extraordinary Kill List will be happy to hear that Ben Wheatley’s new film, Sightseers, is to receive a special screening in the Director’s Fortnight. That quasi-official sidebar opens with Michel Gondry’s The We and the I, which many observers had expected to turn up in the main competition or in Un Certain Regard. Also playing is Rodney Ascher’s Room 237, a documentary about the making of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.
The principal satellite event, the Critics’ Week, offers some domestic interest. Rufus Norris’s Broken, adapted by Irish