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2018 Cannes Awards: Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or; Spike Lee Takes Grand Prix for ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-eda has won the highest honor from the Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d’Or for Shoplifters. He previously won the Jury Prize for 2013’s Like Father, Like Son. Shoplifters (review here) is the story of a family, both blood and cobbled together, who scrape by with multiple jobs and supplement their survival with minor thievery that threaten to …

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2018 Cannes: ‘Border,’ ‘Girl,’ win top Un Certain Regard awards

The Un Certain Regard section of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival has given the troll romance film Border (Gräns) its top award, the Grand Jury Prize. The film was picked up by Neon for US distribution. Check out my review of the film here. Newcomer Victor Polster won the jury’s Performance award for playing a transgender girl with hopes of …

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2018 Cannes: Benicio del Toro is President of Un Certain Regard Jury

The man who will preside over the fate of the Un Certain Regard Jury is not only a film lover but a brilliant actor, entirely devoted to his art. Eight years ago, along with Tim Burton, Benicio del Toro and his fellow members of the Jury selected Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee (The One Who Can Recall His Past Lives) as the winner …

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2016 Cannes: Un Certain Regard, Short Films & Cinéfondation and Caméra d’or Juries

The Festival de Cannes has the pleasure of revealing the composition of the Un Certain Regard Jury, the Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation Jury as well as the Caméra d’or Jury. Un Certain Regard Jury President: Marthe KELLER, actress (Switzerland) Céline SALLETTE, actress (France) Ruben ÖSTLUND, director (Sweden) Diego LUNA, actor, director and producer (Mexico) The Jury of Un Certain …

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