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  VENEZIA 72 The Venezia 72 Jury, chaired by Alfonso Cuarón  and comprised of Elizabeth Banks, Emmanuel Carrère, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Diane Kruger, Francesco Munzi, Pawel Pawlikowski and Lynne Ramsey having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows:   Golden Lion for Best Film to: DESDE ALLÁ (FROM AFAR) by  [ Read More ]

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With five films presented in competition to his name, including Il Divo which landed the 2008 Jury Prize, Paolo Sorrentino is no Cannes novice. For this 68th Festival, following on from La Grande Bellezza two years ago, the Italian film-maker has again set his sights on the Palme d’or with a feature film that achieved  [ Read More ]

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Mad Max: Fury Road is stopping off at Cannes, where it will be presented in the Official Selection Out of Competition on Thursday 14th May at the Grand Théâtre Lumière. After a gap of 30 years, the hero of the legendary saga returns, this time played by Tom Hardy after his first epoch-making appearance courtesy  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis Establishing a bleak village in Eastern Turkey as its setting, Sivas features the story of Aslan, an eleven-year-old boy, and Sivas, a weathered fighting dog who develop a strong relationship after Aslan finds Sivas wounded in a ditch, left to die. Meanwhile, a school play dominates the background as Aslan is disappointed in losing  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis Jude is an American, Mina an Italian. They meet by chance in New York City. After a whirlwind romance, they get married and she becomes pregnant. A brand new life begins for both of them. Since the early months of pregnancy Mina is convinced that her child will be special; it is her mother  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis In an imaginary village in the Caucasus, a President is on the run with his five-year-old grandson following a coup d’état. The two travel across the lands that the President once governed. Now, disguised as a street musician to avoid being recognized, the former dictator comes into contact with his people, and gets to  [ Read More ]

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All the winners of the 67th edition were in attendance at the press conference to provide their first impressions. Here are some selected moments from their dialogue with the journalists. Simon Mesa Soto, winner of the Short Film Palme d’or for Leidi: “Only four months ago, I was in Colombia shooting this film and now  [ Read More ]

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In a city that is dying, Billy, a single mother of two children, is driven slowly in the shallows of a dark and macabre world, while Bones, his eldest son, discovers a secret route menantà a sunken city. Billy and his son will face many obstacles in their families to ensure Ryan Gosling on the  [ Read More ]

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At the peak of her international career, maria enders (Juliette binoche) is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being  [ Read More ]

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A film by Aida Begic, Leonardo Di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild Le Besco, Sergei Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Ursula Meier, Vladimir Perisic, Cristi Puiu, Angela Schanelec, Marc Recha, Teresa Villaverd. 13 European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo  [ Read More ]

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