"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Europe’s Most Wanted, part three of the wildly successful Madagascar trilogy is screening out of competition at Cannes.
Hollywood A-lister Ben
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.
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.
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
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
Last minute preparations were underway on Wednesday May 16 in Cannes before the official kick off of the 65th Cannes Film Festival.
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
The curtain goes up at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday, kicking off 12 days of screenings in the glamourous French riveria resort.
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