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The Assassin / Top 5 Cannes Best Director Winners / Junun

The Cannes Film Festival has awarded a Best Director Prize since the festival’s second year, 1946. For this week’s Top 5, Adam and Josh pick their favorite winners of the Prix de la mise en scène and review the film that won this year's prize, THE ASSASSIN, from Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-Hsien. Plus, some thoughts on Paul Thomas Anderson's JUNUN.

This episode is brought to you by MUBI.

0:00-2:51 - Billboard / MUBI

2:51-20:57 - Review: "The Assassin"

The Surface of the Deep, "Poetry"

21:57-38:19 - Notes / Polls

38:19-45:55 - AK Recommends: "Junun"

Jonny Greenwood, et al, "Roked" (Junun)

46:30-53:13 - Donations

53:13-1:21:17 - Top 5: Cannes Director Winners

1:21:17-1:24:06 - Close


- The Surface of the Deep


- Josh's "Movies Are Prayers" Tumblr

- Labuza's interview w/ Hou Hsiao-Hsien

- "Junun" on MUBI

- John DeCarli's review of "Junun"

- Cannes Best Director Winners

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