Cannes Film Festival 2017 – what are the dates and which movies are in the running to win the Palme d’Or?

THE Cannes Film Festival is in full swing in the glamorous South of France and is as politically charged as ever this year.

A total of 19 films will battle it out in the hope of being awarded the festival’s most prestigious award, the Palme D’Or.

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival jury pose for photographers on the red...