'Atlantics' rises to surface of Screen's Cannes jury grid

Published on May 17, 2019

'Atlantics' rises to surface of Screen's Cannes jury grid

Brazilian film ’Bacurau’ moves into second place.

Mati Diop’s Atlantics, and Bacurau by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Julia Dornelles are the latest two films to take their spots on Screen’s Cannes 2019 jury grid, which has seen an increase from each of the four titles so far.

Diop, who is the first black woman to have a film in Competition at the festival, scored well with her debut feature, with a 2.8 average. This included the first two ‘four’ scores (excellent) on this year’s grid, from Julien Gester and Didier Peron of Libération, and Anton Dolin of Meduza.

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Author: Ben Dalton