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French heist movie ' The Last Diamond' sparkles

New French heist flick ‘The Last Diamond’ stars Bérénice Bejo, who shot to fame in ‘The Artist’, and Yvan Attal, best known for his role in Steven

New French heist flick ‘The Last Diamond’ stars Bérénice Bejo, who shot to fame in ‘The Artist’, and Yvan Attal, best known for his role in Steven

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Zulu closes Cannes

Premiering at, and closing, Cannes last week, ‘Zulu’, offers an ultra-violent portrayal of South African gang culture, where the familiar traces of

Premiering at, and closing, Cannes last week, ‘Zulu’, offers an ultra-violent portrayal of South African gang culture, where the familiar traces of

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When art imitates life, and filmmaking is just a job...for some

“Blue is the warmest colour” may just have won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, the first-ever winner of the grand prize to have been based on a graphic

“Blue is the warmest colour” may just have won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, the first-ever winner of the grand prize to have been based on a graphic

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Cannes crowns its champions

As the smoke cleared in Paris, following the violence of the anti-gay marriage protests that marred this weekend, at Cannes, stars of the landmark

As the smoke cleared in Paris, following the violence of the anti-gay marriage protests that marred this weekend, at Cannes, stars of the landmark

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Cannes hears it for the girls

There was beauty in the ending of the Cannes Festival, especially of the feminine kind. Steven Spielberg’s jury has singled out one entrant, “La vie

There was beauty in the ending of the Cannes Festival, especially of the feminine kind. Steven Spielberg’s jury has singled out one entrant, “La vie

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'La Vie d'Adèle' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Perhaps coming as no surprise to those who watched it at the festival, Abdellatif Kechiche’s ‘La Vie d’Adèle’ is the Palme d’Or winner. The film

Perhaps coming as no surprise to those who watched it at the festival, Abdellatif Kechiche’s ‘La Vie d’Adèle’ is the Palme d’Or winner. The film

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Cannes 2013: suspense, stars, thefts... and movies

Twelve days and nights are drawing to a close: days and nights of drama and suspense, celebrities and parties, the odd jewellery theft – and of

Twelve days and nights are drawing to a close: days and nights of drama and suspense, celebrities and parties, the odd jewellery theft – and of

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Press picks for Cannes Palme d'Or prize

The clouds hanging over Cannes that brought uncharacteristic rain at the famous film festival have moved on – allowing the sun to make an appearance

The clouds hanging over Cannes that brought uncharacteristic rain at the famous film festival have moved on – allowing the sun to make an appearance

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The final day of Cannes 2013

Who will jury president Steven Spielberg announce as this year’s winners?

Who will jury president Steven Spielberg announce as this year’s winners?

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Cannes award for Rithy Panh film on life under Khmer Rouge

The Cambodian-French filmmaker director Rithy Panh has been awarded the prize for emerging directors at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest

The Cambodian-French filmmaker director Rithy Panh has been awarded the prize for emerging directors at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest

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Cannes: Venus and Vampires vie for the Palme d'Or

It’s a wrap in Cannes as the last day of competition screenings rolls out with movie heavy weights. French-Polish director Roman Polanski has set his

It’s a wrap in Cannes as the last day of competition screenings rolls out with movie heavy weights. French-Polish director Roman Polanski has set his

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Cannes Film Festival

The last day before the winner of the Palme d’Or is announced.

The last day before the winner of the Palme d’Or is announced.

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Two more for Palme d'Or

Day ten of the Cannes film festival, and two more movies competing for the top prize. French Oscar winner Marion Cotillard together with Joaquin

Day ten of the Cannes film festival, and two more movies competing for the top prize. French Oscar winner Marion Cotillard together with Joaquin

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'Omar' creates a buzz at Cannes

The ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes often throws up some out-of-the-mainstream jewels, and director Hany Abu-Assad is hoping his ‘Omar’ will

The ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes often throws up some out-of-the-mainstream jewels, and director Hany Abu-Assad is hoping his ‘Omar’ will

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Nicole Kidman at Cannes

The 45-year-old actress Nicole Kidman and Heidi Klum were on the red carpet for the screening of the film ‘Nebraska’ (The Past) in competition at the

The 45-year-old actress Nicole Kidman and Heidi Klum were on the red carpet for the screening of the film ‘Nebraska’ (The Past) in competition at the

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Cannes: thefts, comebacks and lesbian love scenes

Cannes has become a victim to its glamour once again, as a second suspected jewellery theft of a diamond necklace worth almost 2 million euros was

Cannes has become a victim to its glamour once again, as a second suspected jewellery theft of a diamond necklace worth almost 2 million euros was

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Matt Damon on sharing a bed with Michael Douglas

Toupee-wearing and more over-dressed than an audience has ever seen him – Michael Douglas takes on the role of gay, flamboyant pianist Liberace in

Toupee-wearing and more over-dressed than an audience has ever seen him – Michael Douglas takes on the role of gay, flamboyant pianist Liberace in

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Polanski and Redford hit Cannes red carpet

Two new films, not in competition for the Palme D’Or, are attracting attention at the Cannes Film Festival. ‘Weekend of a Champion’, directed by

Two new films, not in competition for the Palme D’Or, are attracting attention at the Cannes Film Festival. ‘Weekend of a Champion’, directed by

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Stars are again out in force in Cannes

Robert Redford is promoting his film ‘All is lost’. Playing a solo yachtsman adrift at sea, it’s his first major role in years. His character is

Robert Redford is promoting his film ‘All is lost’. Playing a solo yachtsman adrift at sea, it’s his first major role in years. His character is

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The Cannes Festival means it's party-time on the French Riviera

The magic of the Cannes Film Festival lies of course with the red carpet and the movies, but there are also secret places for the privileged where

The magic of the Cannes Film Festival lies of course with the red carpet and the movies, but there are also secret places for the privileged where

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Cannes we come in?

Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival is an opportunity to find out what undiscovered filmmakers are doing. All sorts of films are shown

Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival is an opportunity to find out what undiscovered filmmakers are doing. All sorts of films are shown

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Sorrentino and Soderbergh wow Cannes

Celebrities tread the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, as the race for the Palme D’Or heats up, with two films that have charmed audiences. There

Celebrities tread the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, as the race for the Palme D’Or heats up, with two films that have charmed audiences. There

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Seventh day of Cannes Film Festival

The seventh day is traditionally one of rest, but not on the Croisette in Cannes. Halfway through the 66th film festival in the French Riviera

The seventh day is traditionally one of rest, but not on the Croisette in Cannes. Halfway through the 66th film festival in the French Riviera

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In Cannes: MEDIA Prize awarded to Thomas Vinterberg

At Cannes Film Festival the Prix Media has been won by Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, his co-author Tobias Lindholm and his produer Sisse Graum

At Cannes Film Festival the Prix Media has been won by Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, his co-author Tobias Lindholm and his produer Sisse Graum

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'A Touch of Sin' still favourite at Cannes film festival

Half way through the competition, speculation is rife about the Palme D’or. The latest offerings, “Shield of Straw” by Takeshi Miike and “A Castle in

Half way through the competition, speculation is rife about the Palme D’or. The latest offerings, “Shield of Straw” by Takeshi Miike and “A Castle in

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Speculation hots up in Cannes

Guillaume Canet’s film “Blood Ties” has a global all-star cast. But the French actor-director’s crime and divided loyalties saga still failed to

Guillaume Canet’s film “Blood Ties” has a global all-star cast. But the French actor-director’s crime and divided loyalties saga still failed to

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European cinema in crisis ?

The fizz has long come off the European Film industry, even if the champagne corks are popping in Cannes. The financial crisis of 2007 has hit the

The fizz has long come off the European Film industry, even if the champagne corks are popping in Cannes. The financial crisis of 2007 has hit the

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Cannes: The Past coming soon

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s film Le Passé (The Past) has been screened at Cannes Film Festival. The film was shot in France and since the

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s film Le Passé (The Past) has been screened at Cannes Film Festival. The film was shot in France and since the