Cannes Film Festival 2024: Day 4: Friday, 17 May 2024


What the critics say

Midnight Screening: The Surfer (2024)

Lovely writing from Xan Brooks
The Surfer review – beach bum Nic Cage surfs a high tide of toxic masculinity – The Guardian

Nicolas Cage is suitably unhinged as a father out for revenge in Lorcan Finnegan’s Australia-set pyschological thriller – Screen Daily

Nicolas Cage’s Sun-Bleached, Rat-Munching Mind-Bender The Surfer Makes Waves at Cannes With Six-Minute Standing Ovation – Variety


Kinds of Kindness

Emma Stone’s Descent Into Sex Cults and Cannibalism in ‘Kinds of Kindness’ Lands 4.5-Minute Standing Ovation in Cannes – Variety

Kinds of Kindness review – sex, death and Emma Stone in Lanthimos’s disturbing triptych – Guardian

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