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Zeitlin's Beasts wins Camera d'Or

Director Benh Zeitlin has won the Camera d’Or – Golden Camera prize – at the Cannes Film Festival. His film Beasts Of The Southern Wild is set and

Director Benh Zeitlin has won the Camera d’Or – Golden Camera prize – at the Cannes Film Festival. His film Beasts Of The Southern Wild is set and

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Cannes not at its best

The men and women of the international media who regularly cover the Cannes Film Festival backed the jury’s choice of “Love” for best picture, but

The men and women of the international media who regularly cover the Cannes Film Festival backed the jury’s choice of “Love” for best picture, but

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More winners at the Cannes Film Festival

Italian satire ‘Reality’ scooped the second place grand prize at the 65th Cannes Film Festival this year. The movie tells the story of a Naples

Italian satire ‘Reality’ scooped the second place grand prize at the 65th Cannes Film Festival this year. The movie tells the story of a Naples

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Haneke wins top prize as Cannes

This year’s jury president at Cannes, actor director Nanni Moretti, announced the winner of the film festival’s top prize. Austrian director

This year’s jury president at Cannes, actor director Nanni Moretti, announced the winner of the film festival’s top prize. Austrian director

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Haneke scoops Cannes Palme d'Or

Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes film festival’s top prize. He scooped the Palme d’Or for his film “Love” – the tale of an

Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes film festival’s top prize. He scooped the Palme d’Or for his film “Love” – the tale of an

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Documentary about Libya uprising premieres at Cannes

Last year’s revolts across the Middle East have already been turned into movies. Two of them are showing at Cannes this year. ‘After the Battle’

Last year’s revolts across the Middle East have already been turned into movies. Two of them are showing at Cannes this year. ‘After the Battle’

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Cannes Film Festival: The Suicide Shop

A slightly sinister entry into this year’s Cannes film festival comes from French film director Patrice Leconte. The Suicide Shop, his first

A slightly sinister entry into this year’s Cannes film festival comes from French film director Patrice Leconte. The Suicide Shop, his first

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Cannes: Antiviral by Cronenberg son

Horror flick Antiviral, competing at Cannes, was directed by Brandon Cronenberg, son of the more famous David. David Cronenberg, who was on the red

Horror flick Antiviral, competing at Cannes, was directed by Brandon Cronenberg, son of the more famous David. David Cronenberg, who was on the red

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Touting for tickets at Cannes

As always Cannes attracts cinema lovers regardless of age or class to the glamorous Croisette boulevard, normally the preserve of the

As always Cannes attracts cinema lovers regardless of age or class to the glamorous Croisette boulevard, normally the preserve of the

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Farhadi - self-censorship 'real danger' for Iranian filmmakers

At the 65th Cannes Festival, Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi was, once again, the centre of attention, this time for his next film project. The

At the 65th Cannes Festival, Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi was, once again, the centre of attention, this time for his next film project. The

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Cannes: Pete Doherty's Confession

Former Libertines frontman Pete Doherty makes his big screen debut at Cannes, in the 19th century period drama Confession of a Child of the Century

Former Libertines frontman Pete Doherty makes his big screen debut at Cannes, in the 19th century period drama Confession of a Child of the Century

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Gritty reality comes to Cannes

Hollywood glamour came to the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday in the shape of A-lister Brad Pitt. However, his latest film, “Killing

Hollywood glamour came to the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday in the shape of A-lister Brad Pitt. However, his latest film, “Killing

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Iranian film director scoops award at Cannes

In the history of the Cannes film festival there have been many firsts. At the 65th gathering of the international community of actors, directors and

In the history of the Cannes film festival there have been many firsts. At the 65th gathering of the international community of actors, directors and

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The Hunt tipped for top award at Cannes

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is tipped to scoop the best actor award at this years Cannes Film festival for his part in “The Hunt”. The film about

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is tipped to scoop the best actor award at this years Cannes Film festival for his part in “The Hunt”. The film about

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Cannes: 'Amour' stares death in the face

A sobering French film about a subject millions of miles away from the glamour of the south of France is going before audiences at the Cannes Film

A sobering French film about a subject millions of miles away from the glamour of the south of France is going before audiences at the Cannes Film

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US film Lawless is presented at Cannes

There is an unusually high number of American productions at Cannes this year including Lawless. The prohibition-era drama is one of five US movies

There is an unusually high number of American productions at Cannes this year including Lawless. The prohibition-era drama is one of five US movies

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Sean Penn in Cannes charity dinner for Haiti

US actor Sean Penn has held a fundraiser at the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for survivors of the Haiti earthquake. More than 200,000 people

US actor Sean Penn has held a fundraiser at the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for survivors of the Haiti earthquake. More than 200,000 people

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'Reality' debuts minus male lead

The delighted cast of ‘Reality’ assembled in Cannes for the premiere of their in-competition film. But the star was not there. The only Italian

The delighted cast of ‘Reality’ assembled in Cannes for the premiere of their in-competition film. But the star was not there. The only Italian

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Madagascar gang go wild in Cannes

Europe’s Most Wanted, part three of the wildly successful Madagascar trilogy is screening out of competition at Cannes. Hollywood A-lister Ben

Europe’s Most Wanted, part three of the wildly successful Madagascar trilogy is screening out of competition at Cannes. Hollywood A-lister Ben

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Rising stars recognised at Cannes Film Festival

When Sean Penn presents you with a prize at the Cannes Film Festival, it is a good sign for any newcomer to the world of cinema. US actress

When Sean Penn presents you with a prize at the Cannes Film Festival, it is a good sign for any newcomer to the world of cinema. US actress

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Rust and Bone wins plaudits at Cannes festival

The Cannes film festival enters its third day on Friday but critics are already eyeing one entry as an early favourite for the top prize. French

The Cannes film festival enters its third day on Friday but critics are already eyeing one entry as an early favourite for the top prize. French

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Revolution in Egypt inspires Cannes contender

He is calling it a “love letter” to the people of Egypt after last year’s revolution. Yet far away from Tahrir Square, amid the glitz and glamour

He is calling it a “love letter” to the people of Egypt after last year’s revolution. Yet far away from Tahrir Square, amid the glitz and glamour

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'Moonrise Kingdom' kicks off Cannes film festival

This year’s Cannes film festival has kicked off in the south of France, opened by Bérénice Bejo, star of the multi-award winning film The

This year’s Cannes film festival has kicked off in the south of France, opened by Bérénice Bejo, star of the multi-award winning film The

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Cannes Film Festival preparations

Last minute preparations were underway on Wednesday May 16 in Cannes before the official kick off of the 65th Cannes Film Festival.

Last minute preparations were underway on Wednesday May 16 in Cannes before the official kick off of the 65th Cannes Film Festival.

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Where are the women at Cannes?

Cannes is no stranger to drama – both on screen and off. And while the 65th edition of the film festival opens later, celebrations have been marred

Cannes is no stranger to drama – both on screen and off. And while the 65th edition of the film festival opens later, celebrations have been marred

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Stage set for Cannes film festival

The curtain goes up at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, kicking off 12 days of screenings in the glamourous French riveria resort. Comedy

The curtain goes up at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, kicking off 12 days of screenings in the glamourous French riveria resort. Comedy

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Love and chaos at Cannes 2012

The line-up for the 2012 Cannes Film Festival has been announced in the French capital and promises a blend of Hollywood star power with cinematic

The line-up for the 2012 Cannes Film Festival has been announced in the French capital and promises a blend of Hollywood star power with cinematic