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    Cannes Review: Can a Poem Save Your Life? Israeli Drama 'The Kindergarten Teacher' Makes the Case

    Israeli director Nadav Lapid takes an unusual premise and then rolls with it in "The Kindergarten Teacher," a second, more feminine film after the successful macho posturing of his striking debut, "Policeman."

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    Cannes Film Festival Announces Winners

    The Palme d’Or of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival went to Winter Sleep, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s epic and yet personally intimate story of a wealty self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and landowner and his uneasy relationships with those around him.

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    Cannes Review: 'It Follows' Is a Teen Horror Movie Like You've Never Seen It Before

    Director David Robert Mitchell follows up "The Myth of the American Sleepover" with an expressionistic teen horror movie that's like nothing else.

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    Cannes Review: Shocking Sign Language Drama and Critics Week Winner 'The Tribe' is an Unprecedented Cinematic Accomplishment

    There is no spoken dialogue in "The Tribe," Ukranian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's ambitious first feature, but it's noisy in other ways.

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    'The Tribe' Wins Big at 53rd Cannes' Critics Week

    Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's feature debut "The Tribe" topped the winners of the 53rd edition of Cannes' Critics Week. The film -- told entirely through sign language, devoid of dialogue and subtitles -- won the Nespresso Grand Prize, the Revelation Prize, and the newly-launched distribution grant from...

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    Andrea Arnold and Patty Jenkins Have New Female-Driven Films in the Works

    This Summer, master British filmmaker Andrea Arnold will shoot her first film set in the United States. Entitled "American Honey," the film will be introduced by Protagonist Pictures to buyers at the Cannes market this month. Meanwhile, "Monster" director Patty Jenkins has finally landed her followu...

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    Genre Films Dominate Promising Cannes Critics' Week Lineup

    Cannes Critics' Week offers a lavish week of exposure for first and second-time filmmakers. Known colloquially around the Croisette as Semaine de la Critique, the sidebar (May 15-23) boasts seven film premieres in competition, plus two out-of-competition special screenings and an Opening and Closing...

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    Cannes Sets 2014 Critics' Week Lineup

    Nine feature films, 10 short and mid-length films and 2 special screenings are heading to Cannes Film Festival sidebar Critics' Week, which announced its lineup today.

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    How Cannes' Critics Week Section Heralds New Filmmaking Talent

    Cannes is first and foremost about the Palme d'Or and the main competition of some 20 or so films, though numerous sidebars contain at least as many interesting alternatives. The festival's leanest section, Critics' Week, programs first and second films from emerging directors. This year offered a s...

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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.

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