Thu, August 19, 2010

Cannes film festival 2010

Two 2010 Cannes grand awards go to Asian films

Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's movie "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" has won the 2010 Golden Palm (Palme d'Or), the most prestigious award of the 63rd International Film Festival of Cannes. Full story

BACKGROUND

About the Festival

As happens every year, the Festival´s programme was launched in January with the announcement of who would be the President of the Jury: Tim Burton!

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Cannes: Best Short Film -- "Chienne d'Histoire"

2010-05-24 09:50:01 GMT Xinhua English Armenian director Serge Avedikian (R) poses after winning the Best Short Film award for his film "Chienne d'Histoire" during the closing ceremony at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in France, May 23, 2010.

Thai film 'Boonmee' wins top honor at Cannes fest

2010-05-24 02:57:05 GMT SINA.com CANNES, France – The hypnotic Thai film "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" won the top honor at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, while Academy Award winners Juliette Binoche and Javier Bardem earned acting honors.

Juliette Binoche Best Actress, two Best Actors announced at Cannes Int'l Film Festival

2010-05-24 02:46:00 GMT Xinhua English CANNES, May 23 (Xinhua) -- French actress Juliette Binoche, the heroine of "Certified Copy" (France, Italy) is granted the Best Actress, while Javier Bardem in "Biutiful" (Spain, Mexico) and Elio Germano in "Our Life" (Italy, France) are both announced as the Best Actors at the Cannes International Film Festival.

Cannes: Golden Camera -- "Leap Year"

2010-05-24 02:42:47 GMT Xinhua English Director Michael Rowe.

Life-affirming French film closes Cannes

2010-05-24 02:57:46 GMT SINA.com CANNES, France – A hopeful tale of a family rebuilding after tragedy will close this year's rather dour edition of the Cannes Film Festival on an optimistic note Sunday.

Two 2010 Cannes grand awards go to Asian films

2010-05-23 18:56:49 GMT Xinhua English CANNES, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's movie "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" has won the 2010 Golden Palm (Palme d'Or), the most prestigious award of the 63rd International Film Festival of Cannes.

Chinese beauties display shining China chic on int'l stages

2010-05-23 01:28:06 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, May 23(Xinhuanet) - Black hair, slim and elegant figures and perfect smiles are characteristic symbols of Chinese actresses who appear on the red carpets of international film festivals.

Celebs at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS event

2010-05-21 03:17:17 GMT China Daily Paris Hilton arrives for the amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2010 event in Antibes during the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2010.

Woody Allen and cast hit the red carpet in Cannes

2010-05-16 00:07:09 GMT Xinhua English U.S. director Woody Allen poses with cast members Josh Brolin, Gemma Jones, Naomi Watts and Lucy Punch during a photocall for his film "You Will Meet a Talk Dark Stranger" at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 15, 2010.

Eva Longoria Parker and Aishwarya Rai arrive for "Robin Hood"

2010-05-13 03:48:47 GMT SINA.com Actresses Eva Longoria Parker (L) and Aishwarya Rai arrive for the screening of "Robin Hood" by director Ridley Scott and for the opening ceremony of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 12, 2010. Nineteen films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 23

Russel Crowe arrives for the opening ceremony

2010-05-13 03:46:14 GMT SINA.com Australian actor Russel Crowe (left) and his wife Danielle Spencer arrive for the opening ceremony and screening of "Robin Hood" presented out of competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.

Chinese actress Lin Peng at Cannes Film Festival

2010-05-13 03:38:53 GMT SINA.com Chinese actress Lin Peng arrives for the screening of "Robin Hood" by director Ridley Scott and for the opening ceremony of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 12, 2010. Nineteen films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 23.

News conference for "Fair Game" at Cannes

2010-05-20 13:15:56 GMT Xinhua English Cast member Naomi Watts attends a news conference for the film Fair Game in competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2010.

Film "Of Gods and Men" presented at Cannes

2010-05-18 13:55:37 GMT Xinhua English Actor Michael Lonsdale attends a news conference for the film Des hommes et des dieux (Of Gods and Men) in competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 18, 2010. Nineteen films are competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 23.

Film Copie Conforme presented at Cannes

2010-05-18 13:53:59 GMT Xinhua English Cast member Juliette Binoche poses during a photocall for the film Copie Conforme (Certified Copy), by director Abbas Kiarostami, in competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 18, 2010. Nineteen films are competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 23.

Cast members at photocall for "Biutiful" at Cannes

2010-05-17 13:55:01 GMT Xinhua English Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu poses with cast members (L-R) Eduard Fernandez, Diaryatou Daff, Maricel Alvarez and Javier Bardem during a photocall for the film "Biutiful" at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival May 17, 2010. Nineteen films are competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 23.