The Best Films From the 2021 Cannes Film Festival

The Best Films From the 2021 Cannes Film Festival
After a pandemic-forced cancellation last year, Cannes Film Festival made a triumphant return this year, featuring some premieres pegged for the 2020 edition as well as a new crop of work. While our coverage will continue over the next week or so, and far beyond as we provide updates on the journey of these selections, we’ve asked our contributors on the ground to share their favorites from this year’s festival.

See their picks below and explore all of our coverage here.

Rory O’Connor

1. Drive My Car (Ryusuke Hamaguchi)

2. Vortex (Gaspar Noé)

3. Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

4. Titane (Julia Ducournau)

5. Compartment No. 6 (Juho Kuosmanen)

6. Red Rocket (Sean Baker)

7. Annette (Leos Carax)

8. The Tale of King Crab (Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis)

9. Great Freedom (Sebastian Meise)

10. Ahed’s Knee (Nadav Lapid)

Honorable Mention: The Hill Where The Lionesses Roar (Luàna Bajrami)

David Katz

1. Drive My Car (Ryusuke Hamaguchi)

2. Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

3. In Front of Your Face
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