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8 articles available in total starting from 19/05/2008. Last article published on 26/05/2008.

Dardenne brothers scoop another award

Dardenne brothers scoop another award

The Dardenne brothers no longer need any introduction, and yet their latest film is, in a sense, radically different from their previous works. The directors set down their camera, or rather, let...  

26/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards/ Belgium

Gomorrah and Il Divo “born of the same womb”

Gomorrah and Il Divo “born of the same womb”

Matteo Garrone (40) won the Grand Jury Prize for his sixth feature film (and first in official competition at Cannes), Gomorrah. The adapatation was a true challenge, given the wealth and...  

25/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards/Italy

Cantet’s The Class crowned Palme d’Or

Cantet’s The Class crowned Palme d’Or

Making his official competition debut at the Cannes Film Festival, French director Laurent Cantet (see interview) struck gold by winning the Palme d’Or for The Class (see news). The last French...  

25/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards/France

Winners’ reactions

Winners’ reactions

The winners speak at this evening’s press conference at the 61st Cannes Film Festival. Laurent Cantet (Palme d'Or): "I’m not surprised that an international jury liked the film because the subject...  

25/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards

Cantet wins Palme d’Or and Sorrentino, Garrone and Dardenne brothers scoop awards

Cantet wins Palme d’Or and Sorrentino, Garrone and Dardenne brothers scoop awards

Laurent Cantet scored a surprise triumph this evening at the 61st Cannes Film Festival with his film The Class (see news), putting an end to a 21-year dearth of Palme d’Ors for France. Italy...  

25/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards

FIPRESCI awards Mundruczó Delta

FIPRESCI awards Mundruczó Delta

The FIPRESCI jury of international critics of the Cannes Film Festival presented its award this year to Kornél Mundruczó’s Hungarian film Delta, selected in official competition (see article). The...  

24/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards

Bouli Lanners’ Eldorado wins Europa Cinemas Label Award

Awarded to the best European film screened in the Directors’ Fortnight, the Europa Cinemas Label went to Eldorado by Belgium’s Bouli Lanners (see news). Boosting the winning film’s distribution,...  

24/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards

MEDIA Prize goes to Veiko Öunpuu

The 2008 MEDIA Prize for European Talent has gone to Estonian writer-director Veien Veiko Öunpuu (36), for his second feature The Temptation of St Tony, described as a "dark comedy, full of laughs."  

19/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Awards

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