68th Festival de Cannes 2015

13.05.2015 to 24.05.2015
Festivalplakat Cannes 2015

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A French film is winner of the Golden Palm in Cannes 2015: "Dheepan" by Jacques Audiard, telling a story about refugees from the civil war in Sri Lanka. The Grand Prix was awarded to the Hungarian entry "Saul Fia", directed by László Nemes. The Ecumenical Jury choose "Mia madre" by Nanni Moretti as winner of its prize, and awarded two commendations in addition. One of the award winners was announced already before the beginning of the festival: French director Agnès Varda, an icon of the Nouvelle Vagues, got a Palme d'or as honorary award.

Link: Website of the Ecumenical Jury 

Link: Festival website


My Mother
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A well-crafted, fine film suffused with humour that elegantly explores the human journey through loss to new beginnings.

The Measure of a Man
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For its prophetical stance on the world of work and its sharp reflection on our tacit complicity in the inhumane logics of merchandising.

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For the sensitive portrayal of individuals and communities working for life in the midst of suffering and death in the shadows of natural catastrophies in the Philippines.

Taklub, Brillante Mendoza (Teaser)

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