CANNES, France—A melodramatic score blares. A camera pulls in on a soft focus image of Julianne Moore staring inside a fridge. It seems like we’re getting ready for a big revelation, something out of the soap opera playbook. Instead she says, with immense gravity: “I don’t think we have enough hot dogs.” This is Todd Haynes’ May December, the latest movie to rock the Cannes Film Festival.
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