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Cannes Wrap-Up: All the Interviews, News and Reviews from Indiewire's 2013 Festival Coverage

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 30, 2013 at 11:32AM

Au revoir, Cannes. The 66th Annual Festival de Cannes has come and gone, but not without leaving an indelible impact on the industry. From the big winners to the unexpected disappointments, the early morning screenings in southern France were only part of the story. Deals were brokered left and right. Outlandish statements were tossed out to dozens of microphones, and Indiewire was there to cover it all. Take a look at our extensive festival coverage below, and tell us what your favorite part of Cannes 2013 was in the comments section.
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Behind The Candelabra
"Behind The Candelabra"

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Cannes Camera d'Or Winner 'Ilo Ilo' Goes to Film Movement

First time feature director Anthony Chen's film gets picked up by Film Movement for an early 2014 theatrical run.

Que(e)ries: It Was an Impressively Gay Cannes, But 'Behind The Candelabra' Ended Up Having Little To Do With That

Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color" (La Vie d'Adele) made history by becoming the first film centered on a same-sex relationship to win the Palme d'Or in the festival's 66 year history.  The film -- about a lesbian romance between two French teenagers (Lea Seydoux and Adele Exarchopoulos) -- received a lot of attention during the course of the fest.

Sundance Selects Buys 'Like Father, Like Son,' Its 4th 2013 Cannes Film Festival Title

Sundance Selects is acquiring U.S. rights to Japanese writer-director Kore-eda Hirokazu’s "Like Father, Like Son," which took a jury prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

'Blue is the Warmest Color' Wins the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival; Berenice Bejo and Bruce Dern Win Acting Honors

Abdellatif Kechiche's coming of age drama "Blue is the Warmest Color" has won the coveted Palme d'Or at the 2013 Festival de Cannes.

'Fruitvale Station' Wins Prize of the Future at Cannes

Ryan Coogler's acclaimed drama "Fruitvale Station," which played in the Un Certain Regard section here at Cannes, has won the Prize of the Future at the festival. The film had its world premiere at Sundance earlier this year where it won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award.

'The Missing Picture' Tops Cannes' Un Certain Regard Prizes

The Un Certain Regard program of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival announced its awards this evening, with French-Cambodian director Rithy Panh's "The Missing Picture" taking the top prize.

Jim Jarmusch's Tilda Swinton Vampire Pic 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Heads From Cannes To Sony Classics

A day before its official premiere in Cannes, Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics for U.S. Release. 

2013 Cinéfondation Awards Prizes to 'Needle,' 'Waiting For The Thaw,' 'In the Fishbowl' and 'Pandas'

The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury announced the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes in a ceremony held at the Buñuel Theater. The first prize went to Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, for her short film "Needle," which follows a young girl who is going to get her ears pierced.

Well Go USA Acquires Filipino Thriller 'On The Job' Ahead of Its Cannes Premiere

Ahead of its world premiere in the Director's Fortnight at Cannes today, Well Go USA has acquired all North American rights to "On The Job."

Cannes: Guillaume Gallienne's 'Me Myself and Mum' Takes Directors' Fortnight Prize

Guillaume Gallienne's "Me Myself and Mum" won the two top prizes at the 45th Directors' Fortnight, earning both the Art Cinema Award and the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers' Prize.

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Cannes Critics' Week Winner 'The Lunchbox'

Sony Pictures Classics today acquired North American rights to "The Lunchbox," winner of the Viewer's Choice Award, Grand Rail d'Or, at the 2013 Cannes Critics' Week. 

Sundance Selects Takes Cannes' 'Selfish Giant'

Sundance Selects has acquired all North American rights to Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant," which premiered in the Directors' Fortnight section of Cannes this past week

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'Salvo' Tops Cannes Critics' Week Winners

Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's "Salvo" won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival's 52nd Critics' Week. The film -- about a romantic relationship between a hitman and the sister of someone he's murdered -- took both the Grand Prix and the France 4 Revelation Prize.

Sundance Selects Takes Ozon's 'Beautiful' Out of Cannes

Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Francois Ozon's Cannes Film Festival competition title 'Young & Beautiful."

Cannes: Guillaume Canet's 'Blood Ties' Starring Marion Cotillard and Clive Owen Coming to Theaters Via Roadside Attractions

Guillaume Canet's Cannes thriller (and English language debut following "Tell No One" and "Little White Lies") "Blood Thriller" has landed with Lionsgate. The studio will release it through its sister company Roadside Attractions.

Strand Buys Sexy Un Certain Regard Hit 'Stranger By the Lake'

Strand Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Alain Guiraudie’s "Stranger By the Lake," which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard. 

Keanu Reeves' Directorial Debut Goes to RADiUS Out of Cannes

RADiUS - TWC is on a roll at Cannes, announcing today that the company has acquired North American rights to Keanu Reeves' directorial debut "Man of Tai Chai," days after nabbing the Directors' Fortnight thriller "Blue Ruin.

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Cannes Contender 'A Touch of Sin' Heads To Kino Lorber

Kino Lorber has acquired all US rights to Jia Zhangke's "A Touch of Sin," currently in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Five Minutes of Nicole Kidman as 'Grace of Monaco' is Not Enough: The Weinstein Co. Underwhelms With Their Cannes Preview

After their stellar showcase of pre-trailer footage at Cannes last year, The Weinstein Company left many unimpressed with its plethora of trailers already available to watch online. Their most high-profile exclusive, five minutes of footage from the upcoming Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco," did little to build excitement or anticipation.

RADiUS-TWC Makes First Major Deal of Cannes: Jeremy Saulnier's 'Blue Ruin'

The pocketbooks are coming out in a big way for Fortnight entry "Blue Ruin," with RADiUS-TWC announcing that it has acquired the rights to the thriller and will prepare it for a theatrical release in the Fall.

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