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Cannes 2012

Nanni Moretti: "No prize was agreed on unanimously"

Nanni Moretti: "No prize was agreed on unanimously"

Instant reactions from the winners and jury of the competition at the 65th Cannes Film Festival  

28/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Awards

Haneke wins Palme d’Or, Garrone wins the Grand Prix

Haneke wins Palme d’Or, Garrone wins the Grand Prix

Europe has snapped up the top prizes at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, where the Palme d'Or was awarded to Love by Michael Haneke.  

28/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Awards

Después de Lucia: a cruel world

Después de Lucia: a cruel world

Michel Franco's hard-hitting tale of teen harassment has beaten all other contenders at Cannes' Un Certain Regard.  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Un Certain Regard

In the Fog wins FIPRESCI Prize

In the Fog wins FIPRESCI Prize

International critics have awarded Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa for his film. Hold Back also won a prize.  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Awards

Después de Lucía wins at Un Certain Regard

Después de Lucía wins at Un Certain Regard

Mexican director Michel Franco has won the top prize at Un Certain Regard. Honourable mentions for Le Grand Soir, Emilie Dequenne, Suzanne Clément, and Children of Sarajevo 

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Un Certain Regard

Love, cinema, and Final Cut - Ladies and Gentlemen

Love, cinema, and Final Cut - Ladies and Gentlemen

György Pálfi presents a surprising closing film at Cannes Classics: a contemporary, inventive collage of 500 films from the history of cinema.  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Cannes Classics

Thérèse Desqueyroux: of social constraints and poison

Thérèse Desqueyroux: of social constraints and poison

In the late Claude Miller’s final film, Audrey Tautou shines in the dramatic role of a young woman suffocated by bourgeois conventions.  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Official selection/Closing film

Camille Rewinds into the brilliant 1980s

Camille Rewinds into the brilliant 1980s

The Directors’ Fortnight closed with Camille Rewinds, a tender and very funny film that catapults its delighted audience into the fluorescent, old school, basically brilliant, world of the 1980s.  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Directors’ Fortnight

The Repentant wins Europa Cinemas Label

The Repentant wins Europa Cinemas Label

Merzak Allouache’s film has won the Europa Cinemas Label at the Directors’ Fortnight. The SACD Prize went to Camille Rewinds  

26/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Awards

Renoir: father, son, and muse

Renoir: father, son, and muse

Art and love in 1915, when a young woman meets painter Auguste Renoir towards the end of his life, and his son, future great filmmaker Jean  

25/05/2012 | Cannes 2012 | Un Certain Regard