Macron at the Movies  4/16/2018 11:01:54 PM   The Editorial Board


Netflix movies likely will be missing from the Cannes Film Festival that opens in southern France next month, and the reason is a classic of French economic dysfunction.

Some of the streaming-service’s movies have been well-received by critics at Cannes in recent years. But this year organizers ruled that only films distributed to movie theaters in France are eligible to enter the competition. That blocks Netflix, which doesn’t show its films in French cinemas.

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