Monday, 18 May 2015

CANNES REPORT - GUERRA'S EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT


Reviews are slowly emerging for one of the standout features in the jam-packed Directors' Fortnight selection at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Although it may not be the first choice of many festival-goers on the Croisette, Ciro Guerra's Embrace of the Serpent is picking up the kind of reviews that suggest it'll become one of the year's most sought-after entries at a number of later fests over the coming months. Don't rule out a FIPRESCI prize, basically.