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2018 Cannes Critics’ Panel: Day 6 – Jafar Panahi’s Three Faces

2018 Cannes Critics’ Panel: Day 6 – Jafar Panahi’s Three Faces

Winner for the Camera d’Or in 1995 (Directors’ Fortnight) for The White Balloon, winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury for Crimson Gold in 2003 (my favorite of his), its almost hard to fathom that Three Faces counts as Jafar Panahi‘s first time in Competition — which was especially disappointing since the filmmaker was one of two folks who was banned from traveling to the fest.

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Encouraged by the progressive freedom of choice and feminist texts in Cannes this year by way of Jia Zhangke & now this film, this is currently sitting tied for the 2nd top score (14 critics out of 20) with a 3.3.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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