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Cannes delivers a triumph with Lee Chang-dong’s slow-‘Burning’ masterwork

Cannes delivers a triumph with Lee Chang-dong’s slow-‘Burning’ masterwork

The 71st Cannes Film Festival is underway (May 8-19), and L.A. Times critic Justin Chang is there, seeing as many movies as possible and writing about it for a day-by-day, film-by-film diary. This is one in a series of entries spanning from the opening festivities to closing night. For more entries and reviews, click here.

Before the 71st Festival de Cannes had even begun, the word on the Croisette — that storied boulevard that winds its way along the beach through this small French Riviera town — was that we were in for the weakest lineup in recent...

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