Cannes 2019: ‘Bacurau’ directors react to Jury Prize win

Brazilian directors Juliano Dornelles and Kleber Mendonca Filho react to winning the Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes film festival for “Bacurau,” a film that portrays “history, oppression and the reaction to the oppression.” SOUNDBITE

Palme d’Or hopefuls arrive ahead of closing ceremony

The Cannes film festival ends today with the race for the Palme d’Or wide open and a cracking crop of movies vying for the top prize. With the jury now deliberating in secret in a villa overlooking the Mediterranean, four films have emerged as the favourites from a field The Guardian described as “outstanding”. IMAGES

Palme d’Or hopefuls arrive ahead of closing ceremony

The Cannes film festival ends today with the race for the Palme d’Or wide open and a cracking crop of movies vying for the top prize. With the jury now deliberating in secret in a villa overlooking the Mediterranean, four films have emerged as the favourites from a field The Guardian described as “outstanding”. IMAGES

Cannes red carpet for Justine Triet’s “Sibyl”

French director Justine Triet treads the red carpet in Cannes, surrounded by her cast Virginie Efira, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Gaspard Ulliel, to present her third feature film, “Sybil”. IMAGES

Tarantino accepts ‘Palm Dog’ for ‘Once Upon a Time…’ canine

Director Quentin Tarantino appears in person at the Palm Dog awards on the side lines of the Cannes film festival to accept the top prize for canine ‘Brandy’ appearing in his in-competition film “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.” “I have no idea if we’ll get the Palme d’Or,” says the director, “but I do feel that I was in a good standing to in the Palm Dog.”