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Haunted by Don Quixote for 25 years, Terry Gilliam finally gets his…

Haunted by Don Quixote for 25 years, Terry Gilliam finally gets his…

Published 20/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Terry Gilliam finally brought his epic “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” to the screen on Saturday, after a 25-year struggle [more…]

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Published 19/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes on Saturday for “Shoplifters”, a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable [more…]

Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you…

Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you…

Published 19/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Italian actress Asia Argento, who has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, told the closing ceremony of the Cannes [more…]

Wenders film shows ’emotional giant’ Pope Francis

Wenders film shows ’emotional giant’ Pope Francis

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Viewers hoping Wim Wenders’ documentary about Pope Francis will be a critical portrait of the head of the Catholic Church will [more…]

Forty years after ‘Grease’, Travolta’s back in Cannes

Forty years after ‘Grease’, Travolta’s back in Cannes

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Fans of high school musical “Grease” are in for a treat if they can make it to the French Riviera this [more…]

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, said on Sunday male stars should get [more…]

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Published 13/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Despite being banned from making movies, Jafar Panahi delivered one at Cannes which tackles the hot topic of the moment: the [more…]

Terry Gilliam’s Quixote film faces new legal hurdle at Cannes

Terry Gilliam’s Quixote film faces new legal hurdle at Cannes

Published 27/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A decades-long quest by filmmaker Terry Gilliam to make a film based on the epic novel “Don Quixote” has hit a legal [more…]

Jewelers polish up Palme d’Or before Cannes festival

Jewelers polish up Palme d’Or before Cannes festival

Published 26/04/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - In a Swiss workshop, eight skilled craftspeople labor to transform a very big block of crystal and some ethically sourced gold into [more…]

Spike Lee and Godard go to Cannes, but Netflix cans Orson Welles

Spike Lee and Godard go to Cannes, but Netflix cans Orson Welles

Published 13/04/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Spike Lee and Jean-Luc Godard will compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes next month, but a posthumous movie by Orson Welles [more…]