It’s usually around this time every year that we start to think about what the world’s two most prestigious international film festivals – the Cannes and Venice festivals – have offered to demanding critics and the public.
This year, we immediately noticed that the Cannes Film Festival was dominated by love stories: from sibling love in Our Little Sister by Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-eda to lesbian love in Carol by Todd Haynes and from incestuous love in Marguerite and Julien by Valerie Donzelli to...

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