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Romanian Film Wins Cannes Palme D'Or

Sunday, May 27-------The Romanian film 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS by director Cristian Mungiu (whose celebrated debut film THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU was cited by US film critics as one of the best of last year) has won the prestigious Palme D'Or at the 60th Cannes Film Festival. The film, which was picked up for US distribution by IFC First Take, is the first film from Romania so honored. The prizes in all categories were presented prior to the Closing Night screening of the Quebec fi...

Cannes opening live on TV5 Monde

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TV5MONDE USA, America’s only 24/7 French language channel, currently, will be the sole channel in the U.S. to air live coverage of the opening and closing ceremonies at the 60th annual Cannes Film Festival.  Didier Allouch, the Los Angeles-based film correspondent for Canal Plus, will be reporting from the Festival as part of TV5MONDE’s coverage. On May 16, 2007, TV5Monde will broadcast the opening ceremony live via satellite from Cannes.  Red carpet arrivals will commence at 12:45 p...

BNFF Grand Prix went to Spain

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The jury of the official competition EurAsia has announced that the best film in the competition of 10th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival was Spanish tragic comedy DARKBLUEALMOSTBLACK. Best Eurasian film receives a cash award of 10,000 euros sponsored by the City of Tallinn. The award for best director went to Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan for CLIMATES. Previously Ceylan has won at BNFF the award of Estonian Film Journalists’ Association in 2002.Sandra Hüller (REQUIEM, Germany) receive...

Cannes 2006 Grand Prix: Flanders by Bruno Dumont

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The Cannes 2006 Grand Prix goes to Flanders by Bruno DUMONT Credits: Director: Bruno DUMONT Screenplay: Bruno DUMONT Cinematography: Yves CAPE Film Editor: Guy LECORNE Sounds: Emmanuel CROSET Sounds: Philippe LECOEUR Actors: Adelaide LEROUX Samuel BOIDIN Synopsis: Today, in Flanders, the local young men leave as soldiers to fight in a distant land. The story of soldiers going to the front, their march, the comrades, the misery of war. The wait for horror - the horror itself - and what...

The presentation of the Cannes selection

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The Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2006 will, as every year, be made up films presented in: the Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition screenings.It offers both a shorts and film schools competition (Cinéfondation).Cannes Classics concerns heritage films, shown principally in the Buñuel Theatre.Finally, in addition to the theatres of the Palais (Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin) now the Beach Cinema offers festival-goers and Cannes residents alike outdoors screenings...

The presentation of the Cannes selection

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The Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2006 will, as every year, be made up films presented in: the Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition screenings. It offers both a shorts and film schools competition (Cinéfondation). Cannes Classics concerns heritage films, shown principally in the Buñuel Theatre. Finally, in addition to the theatres of the Palais (Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin) now the Beach Cinema offers festival-goers and Cannes residents alike outdoors scr...

The presentation of the Cannes selection

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The Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes 2006 will, as every year, be made up films presented in: the Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition screenings.It offers both a shorts and film schools competition (Cinéfondation).Cannes Classics concerns heritage films, shown principally in the Buñuel Theatre.Finally, in addition to the theatres of the Palais (Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin) now the Beach Cinema offers festival-goers and Cannes residents alike outdoors screenings...

Leslie Shatz technical prize at Cannes Prix Vulcain

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LESLIE SHATZ WINS PRIX VULCAIN AT THE 58THCANNES FILM FESTIVALAt the closing ceremonies for the 58th Cannes Film Festival Saturday, May 21, 2005 the Commission Superieure Technique de l’Image et du Son (CST) decided unanimously to bestow it’s prestigious Prix Vulcain de l'Artiste-Technicien, to Leslie Shatz for his sublimely minimalist sound design on Gus Van Sant’s LAST DAYS. Shatz shared the award with Robert Rodriguez for his visual treatment on SIN CITY. >From 1951 to 2000, a jury comp...

And the Palme d'Or Goes To....

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The 58th Cannes Film Festival concluded after ten days of glorious cinema on May 21, and the distinguished jury of the official selection awarded prizes to directors, actors and screenwriters. The closing ceremony was officiated by Cécile de France who called on jury president Emir Kusturica to reveal the recipients of the awards.Two Palme d'Or, Two Brothers!The coveted "Palme d'Or" went to L'Enfant (The Child)directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, the story of a couple who sell their baby an...

Cannes soft awards

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The Palme d'Or of this 57th edition of the Festival de Cannes was presented by Charlize Theron to Michael Moore for his film, Fahrenheit 9/11."I can't begin to express my appreciation and my gratitude to the jury, the Festival, to Gilles Jacob, Thierry Frémaux, Bob and Harvey at Miramax, to all of the crew who worked on the film. [...] I have a sneaking suspicion that what you have done here and the response from everyone at the festival, you will assure that the American people will see this f...

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