Coronavirus pandemic has brought lives to a standstill, and several major events, award shows, sporting events have been either canceled or postponed for the time being. One of the world’s biggest film festivals, the Cannes Film Festival has also been canceled in the wake of the current situation with Coronavirus. The 73rd iteration of the film festival was scheduled to being from May 12, and in usual circumstances, by now, we would have been waiting for recommendations as to which film to watch.
While the physical edition of the festival has been canceled, Variety confirmed that the Cannes Film Festival will be releasing a list of movies in early June and collaborate with several festivals, including Venice, to present some films. However, while you wait for it, we at SpotboyE have brought a list of some of the best films that won at the Cannes Film Festival. You just cannot miss watching The Lunchbox, Parasite, Atlantics, and other winners on streaming platforms. Check out the list below:
1) THE LUNCHBOX – NETFLIX- GRAND RAIL D’OR (2013)
The film shows the story of two individuals who have never met each other yet share a great bind over food & informal letters exchanged between them.
2) TAXI DRIVER – YOUTUBE -PALME D’OR (1976)
The film shows NYC post the Vietnam War. The story revolves around a disturbed war veteran who works as a taxi driver. The film is one of Scorsese and De Niro’s best works.
3) DRIVE – NETFLIX - BEST DIRECTOR AWARD (2011)
Ryan Gosling starrer Drive shows the story of a Hollywood stunt driver who chooses to become a getaway driver as his second job. Later he plans a million-dollar heist with his neighbor.
4) PARASITE – AMAZON PRIME VIDEO - PALME D’OR (2019)
The movie shows how greed & class discrimination messes up human relationships. The film shows how a rich family is conned by a Korean family in employing them. But that’s not the film in its entirety.
5) ATLANTICS – NETFLIX - GRAND PRIX (2019)
The plot shows a popular suburb of Dakar where the workers are building a futuristic tower but aren’t paid for months. They decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future.
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