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Cannes 2015: Un Certain Regard


PRIZE OF UN CERTAIN REGARD HRÚTAR (Béliers / Rams) by Grímur Hákonarson JURY PRIZE ZVIZDAN (Soleil de plomb / The High Sun) by Dalibor Matanić BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE Kiyoshi Kurosawa for KISHIBE NO TABI (Vers l’autre rive / Journey to the Shore) UN CERTAIN TALENT PRIZE COMOARA (Le Trésor / ...

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Marguerite & Julien – An Incest Fairy Tale


There is always that one movie in Cannes. It’s the “child molester movie” or the “father daughter incest movie” or the “Middle=aged women buying favors from impoverished sex workers .” Now we have the “brother and sister incest fairy tale.” That’s really sums it up pretty well, only bookend it ...

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Robin Write revisits Cannes: Palme d’Or, Pt 3


Robin Write at writeoutofla.com shares his favorite Palme d’Or winners at Cannes. Final installment of a three-part post. The correlation between the winner of the Palme d’Or and the Best Picture Oscar (or more indirectly the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Awards) is often talked about, but never really ...

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Cannes 2015: First Look at Macbeth


The Weinstein Co. debuted three stills from the eagerly anticipated film version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. It contains what I believe is the best quote ever put down on paper (later appropriated by Faulkner – also used, alas, in Birdman last year): She should have died hereafter; There would have been ...

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Gyllenhaal, Miller, Del Toro Join Coen Jury for Cannes Film Fest


The jury has just been announced for the upcoming Cannes Film Fest: Joel & Ethan Coen – Presidents (Directors, Writers, Producers – United States) Rossy de Palma (Actress – Spain) Sophie Marceau (Actress, Director – France) Sienna Miller (Actress – United Kingdom) Rokia Traoré (Composer, Singer-songwriter – Mali) Guillermo del ...

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