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Cannes 2017: Did Any of the Winners Start Their Oscar Campaigns?

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has wrapped with more than a few surprises when the winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony last night. Many had expected the French 90s-era AIDS drama 120 Battements par minute (Beats Per Minute) from Robin Campillo to triumph but that film ended up with the Grand Prize of the Jury (2nd place, essentially) while ...

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Cannes Film Festival Director’s Fortnight Lineup Announced

Two Sundance films are making their way to the south of France next month; Jim Mickle’s Cold in July and Damian Chazelle’s Whiplash. The two films will compete in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs during the festival and are eligible for the coveted Caméra d’Or prize. Created in 1978 to encourage greater recognition of young filmmakers, the Caméra d’Or is awarded to the ...

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