Cannes Films I’m Looking Forward To: ‘Café Society,’ ‘The Neon Demon’


With the Cannes Film Festival to start tomorrow, here are a couple of films that I am looking forward to. I’d still love to learn about many more, but so far at my time at Indiewire, these are a handful I’ve written about.

Take a look:

The Neon Demon: Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Elle Fanning, the story follows Jesse, a sweet aspiring model who moves to L.A. to get her big break. Things take a dark turn when her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women, who after she gets exposure, will take any means necessary to keep her where she is. Jena Malone, Keanu Reeves, Desmond Harrington and Abbey Lee are among the additional cast members.

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