July MUBI Selection

26 JUNE 2021


Four award-winning Cannes favourites

Screening online in July on MUBI

With the Cannes Film Festival taking place in July, MUBI is screening a selection of award-winning films from previous years. Here are some of the highlights: to watch, just log in to your MUBI account. If you don’t have one, sign up today and get MUBI free for the next three months.

 


 

FROM WEDNESDAY 7 JULY

Alice and the Mayor / Alice et le maire

After 30 years in politics, the mayor of Lyon (Fabrice Luchini), still devoted to his city, has lost his ability to come up with new ideas. Enter low-key academic Alice (Anaïs Demoustier) taken on by City Hall to conjure up new suggestions.

Dir Nicolas Pariser
Cast Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi
2019 | France | 105 mins
French with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Winner, Label Europa Cinemas, Cannes Film Festival (2019)
Official Selection, French Film Festival UK (2019)

 


 

FROM THURSDAY 8 JULY

Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc / Jeannette, l’enfance de Jeanne d’Arc

The story of France’s patron saint, who was martyred during the Hundred Years’ War, is told through the joyful noise of a heavy-metal musical. Adapted from two versions of a play by French writer Charles Peguy.

Dir Bruno Dumont
Cast Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Jeanne Voisin, Lucile Gauthier
2017 | France | 105 mins
French with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival (2017)
Official Selection, French Film Festival UK (2019)

 


 

FROM SUNDAY 11 JULY

Sibyl / Sibyl

Lacking inspiration for her new novel, psychotherapist Sibyl (Festival favourite Virginie Efira) borrows source material from the life of her newest patient Margot, a young actress wrapped up in a dramatic affair with her co-star, Igor.

Dir Justine Triet
Cast Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gaspard Ulliel
2019 | France, Belgium | 101 mins
French with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival (2019)
Winner, ASECAN Award for Best Film in the Official Selection, Seville European Film Festival (2019)

 


 

FROM THURSDAY 15 JULY

Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian / Jimmy P.

A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering. Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by the psychoanalyst.

Dir Arnaud Desplechin
Cast Benicio Del Toro, Mathieu Amalric, Gina McKee
2013 | France, USA | 117 mins
French with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Nominee, Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival (2013)

 


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