Page 1

JOYCE RECOMMENDATION CLUB CANNES EDITION 72ND

CANNES

FILM

FESTIVAL

Featuring the

Palm

D'Or

Winner PARASITE

May 5


J R C FILMS OF MAY 72ND

CANNES

FILM

FESTIVAL

LES MISÉRABLES by

Ladj

Ly

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE by

Céline

Sciamma

MATTIHAS & MAXIME by

Xavier

Dolan

SUMMER OF CHANGSHA by

Zu

Feng

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by

Karim

Aïnouz

PARASITE by

Bong

Joon

Ho


J R C HOW WE RATE FEMINIST APPROACH Does

the

strong and

film

have a

female

lead

fight against gender

stereotyping? Does the

film

contribute to

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

Intersectionality

This category refers 

as

well?

to the

Will

political discourse 

the

film

pass

the

Bechdeltest*?

of the film, the making-of and the impact on society in general .

VISUAL STYLE Does the film reveal  a unique

aesthetic?

*BECHDELTEST two women with names have to talk to each other and about sth else than a man


J R C LES MISÈRABLES COMPETITION

Stéphane joined

the

Anti-Crime Brigade

of

Montfermeil, a

suburb

of

Paris.

He

meets

his

new teammates, Chris

and

Gwada,

and

discovers the

tensions

between

LES MISÉRABLES by

Ladj

2019

Ly

France

the

different groups

102

Min.

within

the

district.


J R C LES MISÈRABLES COMPETITION

FEMINIST APPROACH In

this

an

social-drama

almost

cast

is

all

male

circling

around

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

toxic

masculinity,

The

homophobic language different

authentic

and

forms

finds of

an

insight

their

violent

everyday Bechdeltest:

low and

told

in

not

Paris'

suburbs from

perspective

15P

No

strenght

class is

this

picture

objectifying)

in

life.

it's

of

depicting(but

power hierarchies to give

center

of

the the

good-cop/bad-cop police a

officers

focus

on

with

their

questionable behavior.

VISUAL STYLE An

documentary camera

the

with

tempo,

tone

visually well

styled

mixed

dynamic

17P

often

for

clean

made

a

sets

this and

film.

16P

WINNER

JURY

AWARD

69%


J R C PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE COMPETITION

In

18th

century France

a

young painter, Marianne,

is

commissioned to

paint

the

wedding portrait

of

Héloïse without

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE by

Céline

2019

Sciamma

France

119

Min.

her

knowing.


J R C PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE COMPETITION

FEMINIST APPROACH Never there

before

been

a

period

film

from

18th

century

feminist slow

but

the

late more

than

Sciamma

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

this

intense

female-cast

allBeing

drama.

lets

experience renaissance gaze

has

female

us

winner

the of

without

Palm

the

the

first

directed

of

the

(and

Queer Best

Screenplay!),

the

story-wise

objectification.

both

and

reality-wise

29P Bechdeltest:

PORTRAIT ON

Yes!

FIRE

OF

A

LADY

creates

necessary for

the

lesbian

a

attention visibility.

VISUAL STYLE Carefully powerfully the

visual

matches the

story

crafted, language

perfectly and

described well

know

Every

18P

and

can

as

be

the

phrase:

frame

a

painting!

20P

WINNER

BEST

SCREENPLAY

WINNER

QUEER

PALM

AWARD

95%


J R C MATTHIAS & MAXIME COMPETITION

A

drama

focusing a

group

friends their

by

Xavier

2019

Dolan

Canada

119

Min.

of in

late

20s.

MATTHIAS & MAXIME

on


J R C MATTHIAS & MAXIME COMPETITION

FEMINIST APPROACH Dolan

creates

an

amusing picture yet

repeats

narrative

being

talk

of

the

film

Dolan gay

man

affirmation

of

gay.

on

still

film with

a

that the

friendship

protagonists, has

its

but

is

to

not

fully

convince.

18P

maybe

its

able

of

Bechdeltest:

drama

moments,

of

boundaries

back

which

an

existing

being

is

longtime

his

like

last,

focuses

to

Therefore

feels

his

unreleased

a

able

about

feeling.

After

but

the

heterosexual not

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

14P

VISUAL STYLE The the

strongest

film, the a

visual aesthetic

it's

music

dialogs

specific

created, good in

part

well

the

precise, written,

atmosphere

but

still,

swimmer the

is

of

is

can

harshest

even

is a

drown sea.

17P

70%


J R C SUMMER OF CHANGSHA UN

CERTAIN

REGARD

A

detective

investigating a

bizarre

murder

case

begins fall

in

to

love

with

a

surgeon has while to

he

met trying

solve

the

crime.

SUMMER OF CHANGSHA by

Zu

2019

Feng China

120

Min.


J R C SUMMER OF CHANGSHA UNÂ CERTAIN

REGARD

FEMINIST APPROACH SUMMERÂ IN positions

CHANGSHA

itself

momentum negatively

of

a

weird

initially

repeating

stereotypes claiming

in

the

and

gender

later

opposite

evoking

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

and Lu

them.

Zengs

feature

14P Bechdeltest:

first

addresses

no

important topics; health

mental issues,

effects death

VISUAL STYLE Both

the

the

fact

that

incoherent been

told,

questions answers, fazit

to

structure here

rising then

two

the

making

the

film

of

itself you

frustrated.

giving

avoid

said

feeling

more

in

that

leaves

have

cumulate

better

sad

but

and

are

stories

and

depression,

problematic

damaturgic

of

a

this

10P

drama.

9P

47%


J R C THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO UN

CERTAIN

REGARD

Rio

de

Janeiro

in

the

1940s,

the

life

Guida

of

and

Euridice Gusmão, raised

to

invisible

in

the

of

the

eyes

Brazilian

society that like other

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by

Karim

2019

Aïnouz

Brazil

139

Min.

be

of

of

time,

all

the

women that

generation.


J R C THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO UN

CERTAIN

REGARD

FEMINIST APPROACH This of

beautiful

drama

two inseparable

sisters,

who

struggling

with

destinies, strong

has

and

you

women

their

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

a

feminist

approach remind

are

in

fought

might

of

for

on

received

how

the

Based

the

novel

first-time

50s

Martha

their

film

independence.

25P

yes

journey de

Batalha, takes

of

well

with

an

shot eye

colors,

gender

a Rio

and

injustice related

themes.

VISUAL STYLE Very

on

through

the

the

the

Janeiro

reveals

by

author

audience

Bechdeltest:

well

17P

and for

the

visual aesthetic takes you

on

a

journey

WINNER

itself.

18P

UN

BEST

CERTAIN

FILM

REGARD

86%


J R C

PARASITE COMPETITION

All unemployed, Ki-taek's family

takes

peculiar interest the

in

wealthy and

glamorous Parks

for

their livelihood until

they

get

PARASITE by

Bong

2019

entangled

Joon

South

an

Ho

Korea

in

132

Min.

unexpected incident.


J R C PARASITE COMPETITION

CONTEMPOARY CINEMA

FEMINIST APPROACH Even

if

the

based

film

important class

metaphor has

focus

related the

on

repeats

heteronormative of

love

perfect

the

world

poverty

and

luxury

coexist.

In

PARASITE

Boo

reaches

and

image

depict

of

themes

family.

on

the

tragic

Bechdeltest:

23P

yes

in

most countries in

drama

concept the

As

themes,

unfortunately a

an

plot

as

Jung out

these humorous

outside, on

and

to

the

inside

opens

to criticize

but

up

the

ecosystem.

VISUAL STYLE There visual a

is

a

peachy

style furry

wrapped editing,

fantastically script

and

exceptional

20P

soft with

a

dynamic

with

many

scenes

at

its

center.

20P WINNER

BEST

FILM

90%


JOYCE RECOMMENDATION CLUB

PREVIEW JUNE NUR

EINE

FRAU

BORDER HIGH

or

LIFE

other

films

Profile for joyce.newrzella

JRC #5 May  

This is the fifth issue of the online magazine JRC - Joyce Recommendation Club, which will be published once a month. If you ever wondered w...

JRC #5 May  

This is the fifth issue of the online magazine JRC - Joyce Recommendation Club, which will be published once a month. If you ever wondered w...

Advertisement