• Cannes So Far: The Spotlight Belongs to the Women

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    If you're looking to sum up the 2018 Cannes Film Festival so far, you might want to turn to an instructive scene near the end of Eva Husson's competition entry “Girls of the Sun.” In the scene, Mathilde, a war correspondent played by Emmanuelle Bercot, is speaking to Bahar, a female squad leader played by Golshifteh Farahani.
    “Be warned,” Mathilde says of the story she's going home to write about Bahar's exploits on the battlefield. “You're going to be a heroine.”
    “We're all heroines,” says Bahar.
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