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Cannes 2011

Oslo, August 31st

Oslo, August 31st

A tragic shadow hangs over a young drug addict. A gripping portrait by up-and-coming director Joachim Trier, unveiled at the Cannes Festival  

04/07/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Un Certain Regard

Winners reactions

Winners reactions

Extracts from the press conference of the winners of 64th Cannes Film Festival, with the exception of grand prize winner Terrence Malick, known for being a recluse. Kirsten Dunst, Best Actress...  

22/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards

Big honours for a little country

Big honours for a little country

More than ever, the close of this year’s Cannes festival had a feeling of déjà vu for Belgian cinema. The Grand Prize for The Kid With a Bike provides confirmation, if any were needed, that, far...  

22/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards/Belgium

Palme d’Or for Malick’s fascinating The Tree of Life

Palme d’Or for Malick’s fascinating The Tree of Life

It comes as no surprise that the Palme d’Or of the 64th Cannes Festival has been awarded to The Tree of Life by American director Terrence Malick who, as expected, did not accept his prize in...  

22/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards

Honoré's Beloved sings the pangs of love

Honoré's Beloved sings the pangs of love

Christophe Honoré closed the Out of Competition section of the 64th Cannes Film Festival among tears and music with Beloved, a bittersweet family melodrama whose actors sing, love and die. In the...  

22/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Out of Competition/France

Kaurismaki’s Le Havre wins FIPRESCI Prize

Kaurismaki’s Le Havre wins FIPRESCI Prize

The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has assigned its prizes at the end of the 64th Cannes Film Festival. The International Critics Award goes to Finnish director Aki...  

21/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards

Un Certain Regard crowns Kim Ki-Duk and Dresen’s Stopped On Track

Un Certain Regard crowns Kim Ki-Duk and Dresen’s Stopped On Track

The Un Certain Regard of the 64th Cannes Film Festival was won ex-aequo by Arirang by South Korean director Kim Ki-Duk and German film Stopped On Track by Andreas Dresen. The latter, an acute and...  

21/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards

Mihaileanu’s Source of sexual strife

Mihaileanu’s Source of sexual strife

Tackling the various melodramatic and tragicomic angles of the complex subject of women’s subjugation in Muslim countries, French-Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu’s The Source, the last...  

21/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Competition/France

When Breathing is hard

When Breathing is hard

Actor-turned-director Karl Markovics’s debut feature Breathing, presented in the Directors' Fortnight, is a superb film whose main character, Roman (played by the incredible non-professional...  

21/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Directors' Fortnight/Austria

Breathing wins Europa Cinemas Label

Breathing wins Europa Cinemas Label

Austrian director Karl Markovics’s debut feature Breathing (news) has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. The prize is awarded by a jury of four exhibitors to...  

21/05/2011 | Cannes 2011 | Awards