Wed, May 27, 2009

62nd Cannes Film Festival

"White Ribbon" wins Palme d'Or in Cannes

Austrian director Michael Haneke won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival Sunday for "The White Ribbon," a chilling exploration of the roots of Nazi terror. Full story


Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1946, is one of the world's oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals alongside Venice and Berlin.


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Palme D'Or winners

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Winners of 62nd Cannes Film Festival

2009-05-26 05:46:07 GMT CANNES, France – Awards presented Sunday at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, chosen by a jury headed by French Actress Isabelle Huppert:

Cannes 2009: list of winners

2009-05-25 08:23:41 GMT Palme D’Or

Austria's Waltz takes Cannes best actor prize as polyglot Nazi

2009-05-25 06:14:04 GMT Austrian soap star Christoph Waltz clinched the best actor award in Cannes Sunday for his role as a multilingual Nazi in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds."

Gainsbourg wins actress prize for 'Antichrist'

2009-05-25 03:53:23 GMT Alain Resnais, at 86 the grand old man of French cinema, was Sunday awarded a special prize for his half-century career at the Cannes film festival.



Closing ceremony of 62nd Cannes

2009-05-25 06:57:35 GMT Xinhua English The 62nd Cannes Film Festival closed on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France.

Czech student film wins prize at Cannes festival

2009-05-22 22:44:01 GMT Xinhua English PRAGUE, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Young Czech director Zuzana Spidlovawon the prize for the best student and youth film (Cinefondation) at the Cannes festival for her film Baba (2008) on Friday.

Raimi has demonic relapse with "Drag Me to Hell"

2009-05-22 07:00:15 GMT Sam Raimi has gone from superheroes back to the supernatural.

Tarantino's "Basterds" tame war movie

2009-05-21 04:08:09 GMT History will not repeat itself for Quentin Tarantino.



Bright Star by Jane Campion - 2009 Cannes

2009-05-20 13:58:29 GMT Jane Campion, winner of the Golden Palm in 1993 with The Piano, tells the story of the intense and passionate love affair between 23 year old English poet, John Keats (Ben Whishaw), and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish).

'Mother' trailer, film opens 2009 Cannes

2009-05-20 13:55:23 GMT I think it is unique movie trailer.

Cannes Film Festival 2009 Eexclusive party

2009-05-20 13:52:51 GMT Cannes Film Festival 2009 Exclusive Party 1835 Withe Palm Hotel party Rossy de Palma has organized a night under the sign of the strange beauty and the oddish elegance at the 1835 White Palm Hotel in Cannes.



Cannes 2009: why does Cannes matter?

2009-05-25 08:46:36 GMT Why does Cannes matter?

Amid economic gloom, movies shone at Cannes

2009-05-25 06:08:57 GMT It was a bad year for business, a so-so year for celebrities, but a good year for movies at the Cannes Film Festival.

'Inglourious Basterds' divides Cannes crowd

2009-05-22 08:15:15 GMT It's fascinating to look at the blog postings Wednesday from the Cannes Film Festival of the premiere of "Inglourious Basterds," Quentin Tarantino's WWII Nazi-scalping action fantasy (he has the Reich apparently coming to an end not in Hitler's bunker but in a Paris movie theater). To me, the postings reflect each blog's rooting interest in the film and the director, whose PR campaign is orchestrated by the Weinstein Co., which will release the film later this summer.

Cannes notebook: fest opens on Up note

2009-05-20 08:42:39 GMT The first day of the 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival was animated—and not just with the hustle of last-minute touches and red carpets being tacked down before 12 days of glamour on the French Riviera.