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Cannes Prize Winner Coming to USA

Sometimes even a Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival is NOT enough to guarantee US theatrical distribution. The Thai film UNCLE BOONMEE has been distributor-less for 2 months since winning the Festival’s top prize. But word now comes out … Continue reading

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Festival De Cannes: 2009 Awards

Winners at Cannes #62:    Full list of winners: Palme d’Or: “The White Ribbon” (Das Weisse Band), directed by Michael Haneke

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Cannes Film Festival President Gilles Jacob’s Opening Press Conference Speech for Cannes 62

The following is a reproduction of a speech Festival de Cannes President Gilles Jacobs gave at the press conference at the Intercontinental le Grand Hotel in Paris last month when Jacobs was announcing the Official Selection for the 2009 Festival … Continue reading

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News from The Cannes Film Festival 09

Danish director Lars von Trier(“Breaking the Waves”, “Dogville”), has always been a controversial figure and has won the Golden Palm at Cannes in 2000 for “Dancer in the Dark.” The screening of his latest film, Antichrist, in competition at Cannes … Continue reading

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