Posts Tagged Cannes Film Festival

All eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d’Or

Director Jacques Audiard holds the Palme d’Or award for the film Dheepan as he poses for photographers during a photo call following the awards ceremony at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard’s Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival’s coveted top honor, the Palme d’Or.

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At Cannes, Michel Franco’s ‘Chronic’ looks death in the face

From right, actor Tim Roth, director Michel Franco, Sarah Sutherland and Robin Bartlett pose for photographers during a photo call for the film Chronic, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we’d all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.

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Harvey Keitel’s hunger still strong in Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’

Actor Harvey Keitel poses for a photograph to promote the film Youth, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CANNES, France (AP) — The aging stars of “Youth” are slowly rousing the morning after a late night in Cannes celebrating the premiere of Paolo Sorrentino’s latest film.

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Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, actress Naomi Watts, center, poses for photographers as she arrives for the opening ceremony and the screening of the film La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

CANNES, France (AP) — For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite.

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Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

From left, festival president Pierre Lescure, actors Josh Brolin, Emily Blunt and director Denis Villeneuve for the screening of the film Sicario at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.

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