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Cannes 2010

German producers celebrate top wins

German producers celebrate top wins

The Palme d’Or victory of Apichatpong Weerasethekul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives at this year’s Cannes was cause for celebration for the two Cologne companies involved in the...  

28/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Germany

Two prizes and a Palme for Pyramide

Two prizes and a Palme for Pyramide

After Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s French/Belgian co-production A Screaming Man (see review – to be released in France on September 29) won the Jury Prize at the 63rd Cannes Film...  

26/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Market/France

Sacher, Fandango and Teodora acquisitions

At Cannes, Sacher picked up from Pyramide International the Italian rights to The Mission of the Human Resources Manager, a project to be directed by Eran Riklis (Lemon Tree) from the eponymous...  

25/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Market/Italy

BIM, Lucky Red pick up Palme d’Or and Grand Prix winners

Cannes Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, by Thailand’s Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and the Jury Grand Prix winner, Xavier Beauvois’s Of Gods and Men, will be...  

25/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Market/Italy

Honours for Binoche, Beauvois and Amalric

There was an impressive haul for French production at the awards ceremony at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. After winning the Jury Prize in 1995 for Don’t Forget You’re Going To Die, Xavier...  

23/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards/France

Winners’ reactions

Extracts from this evening’s press conference with the prize-winning directors and actors at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Palme d'Or): "For me, cinema is a personal...  

23/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards

Germano dedicates Best Actor win to “Italians who are better than their ruling class"

"Going head to head with Javier Bardem? That's already a victory for me!" Elio Germano had said when speaking to Italian journalists after the screening of Our Life, when asked about the jury’s...  

23/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards/Italy

Palme d'Or goes to Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Palme d'Or goes to Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul

There was enormous surprise this evening at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival where the Palme d’Or was awarded to Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s captivating Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His...  

23/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards

Amalric’s On Tour scoops FIPRESCI

Amalric’s On Tour scoops FIPRESCI

The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) jury has awarded its prizes at the close of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. In competition, the International Critics’ Prize went to On Tour...  

23/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards

Un Certain Regard honours Asian and South American films

Un Certain Regard honours Asian and South American films

Europe is almost absent from the prize list in the Un Certain Regard section, which is part of the official selection at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival. Awarded by a jury presided by filmmaker...  

22/05/2010 | Cannes 2010 | Awards