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Tuesday 8 Mar 2016

Dheepan

The 2015 Palme d'Or Winner tells the story of an ex-Tamil Tiger's attempt to reinvent himself in Paris.
Three strangers in conflict-ridden northern Sri Lanka band together as a makeshift family in order to flee to the suburbs of Paris: Dheepan, an ex-Tamil Tiger (Antonythasan Jesuthasan, author, activist, and former child soldier); lost young woman...
Tuesday 18 Aug 2015
Gaspar Noe's new movie 'pushes the envelope even further than Nymphomaniac'.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Love, one of the most buzzed-about selections at this year's Cannes Film Festival, premiered on Wednesday night as part of this year's midnight section. Gaspar Noe's relationship drama, which just as easily could have...
Tuesday 26 May 2015

"We all thought it was a beautiful movie. "
Watch 2015 Cannes Film Festival jury, led by Joel and Ethan Coen, discuss - and defend - their selections.

And winners are grinners...

See Jacques Audiard and his Dheepan stars, Antonythasan Jesuthasan and Kalieaswari Srinivasan.

Monday 25 May 2015
Audiard's Tamil tale was the surprise winner of the top award of the Cannes Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CANNES -- French auteur Jacques Audiard's Dheepan, an intimately observed, mostly Tamil-language drama about a makeshift family of Sri Lankan refugees in Paris, was the unexpected winner of the Palme d'Or at the 68th...
Saturday 23 May 2015
The review of Justin Kurzel's Macbeth is in from Cannes.
Friday 22 May 2015
"The only alternative to playing elderly people is playing dead people," joked Michael Caine as his new film premiered at Cannes this week.
CANNES, France, May 20 (Reuters) - An 82-year-old Michael Caine gets a massage and 77-year-old Jane Fonda's wig falls off and her makeup is streaked by tears in "Youth", a Cannes competition film that shows what a drag it is getting old no matter...
The fallout from #flatgate continues.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In yet another chapter of Cannes' dress code kerfuffle, a new petition launched by citizen activist social network Care2 asks the Cannes Film Festival to clarify rules over red carpet screenings' required attire.Care2,...
Wednesday 20 May 2015
The Cannes dress code is coming under scrutiny.
CANNES, France, May 19 (Reuters) - Perhaps not since Cinderella lost a glass slipper at the ball has there been such a stir about glamorous footwear as there was on Tuesday in Cannes over a report that women had been turned away from a film...