Palme d'Or

Film director Ken Loach stuns at Cannes 2016 with Palme d'Or win

France — Link

The 79-year-old Briton triumphed at the French film festival for the second time with his welfare state drama 'I, Daniel Blake'.

French immigration thriller wins Cannes Palme d'Or

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'Dheepan' by French director Jacques Audiard about plight of traumatised refugees building new lives won film festival's top prize.

Love wins, audacity fails at Cannes film festival

France — Opinion

Michael Haneke’s film Amour (Love), starring Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva (right), took the top Palme d’Or prize at this year’s Cannes film festival awards ceremony held on Sunday. Emmanuel Burdeau, former editor  of the French cinema magazine Les Cahiers du Cinéma who has been following the 12-day festival for Mediapart, reviews this year’s award-winners and argues why jury president Nanni Moretti ended up eating his own words.