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Cannes 2010


The 63rd Cannes film festival brings the film world's cinema to the Mediterranean coast for an extravaganza of movie blockbusters, documentaries and shorts. Hopefuls wait to hear who will win the coveted Palme d’Or; as professionals look for the next box office hit.

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  • What the winners told RFI

    After the prestigious awards had been handed out and backs had been slapped, RFI’s Rosslyn Hyams met the main prize winners to find out how they felt about being honoured at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Thai film wins top prize at Cannes

    The Cannes Film Festival has awarded its top prize, the Palme d’Or, to Thai film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul.He was given the award for his film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. It's the first time it has gone to a film from …

  • First awards at the Cannes film festival

    In the section Un Certain Regard, part of the official Festival's selection, but not in the main competition, the jury’s award went to brothers Diego and Daniel Vega for their film Octubre (October), an 83-minute co-production between Peru, …

  • Varied crop of films await Cannes awards

    Sunday is the big day at the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival, with the prestigious Palm awards handed out in the evening. Critics have been saying that this year’s crop of films is not likely to go down in cinema history, and the people press have …

  • Algerian anti-colonial film sparks Cannes protests

    Some 1,200 people assembled in Cannes to pay homage to French soldiers who fought in Algeria in the 1940s on Friday, the day when French-Algerian film-maker Rachid Bouchareb’s film about the Algerian independence movement is being screened. The …

  • Carlos is screened despite legal action and trade row

    Carlos – a 14-million-euro film on the life of jailed terrorist Illich Ramirez Sanchez – is showing at Cannes on Wednesday. That’s despite its subject’s efforts to win the right to impose cuts and criticisms that it is really a TV series and so …

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