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Winners at Cannes: 'Blue,' Bejo, Bruce

No, not that Bruce.

The Cannes 2013 jury, led by Steven Spielberg, announced its winners today:

  • Palme d'Or: “Blue is the Warmest Color”
  • Grand Prix: “Inside Llewyn Davis”
  • Actor: Bruce Dern, “Nebraska,” directed by Alexander Payne
  • Actress: Berenice Bejo, “The Past”
  • Director: Amat Escalante, “Heli”
  • Screenplay: Jia Zhangke, “Tian Zhu Ding” (“A Touch of Sin”)
  • Jury Prize: “Soshite Chichi Ni Naru” (“Like Father, Like Son”), directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu

I also heard good things about James Gray's “The Immigrant,” starring Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix; J.C. Chandor's “All is Lost,” starring Robert Redford; James Toback's “Seduced and Abandoned,” about the difficulty of raising money for movies; and Steven Soderbergh's “Behind the Candelabra,” about Liberace, which P and I are about to watch on HBO.

Someday. Someday.

Zoe Saldana and Marion Cotillad and Cannes 2013

Zoe Saldana and Marion Cotillard standing together at Cannes and destabilizing the beauty balance in the world.


Posted at 08:54 PM on Sun. May 26, 2013 in category Movies - Awards  
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