Magazine article Screen International

Cannes 2017: 20 Stand-Out Titles

Magazine article Screen International

Cannes 2017: 20 Stand-Out Titles

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Screen selects some of the most exciting projects to appear on the Croisette this year.

On the eve of the 70th Cannes Film Festival (May 18-27), Screen has selected a few of the stand-out titles from the Competition, Out of Competition, Un Certain Regard, Special Screenings, Directors' Fortnight and Critic's Week sections.

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Competition

Happy End

Dir: Ali Soozandeh

In his debut feature, Soozandeh explores Tehran and examines how moral and sexual freedom are pitted against strict religious law. The animated feature follows the lives of three women and a young musician as their paths cross in the Iranian metropolis. Tehran Taboo is produced by Germany's Little Dream Entertainment and Austria's coop99, with co-production from ZDF, ARTE and ORF. …

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