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Grace of Monaco opens Cannes to unflattering reviews

Although some may disagree, but the opening night at the Cannes Film Festival is invariably a fairy tale night with celebrities in glittering brocade snaking their way up the red carpet that people die to be on. Click to read more.

Quentin Tarantino to pay tribute to Sergio Leone at Cannes

Quentin Tarantino will close out the Cannes Film Festival with a tribute to Sergio Leone. Tarantino will present a restored version of Leone's A Fistful of Dollars (1964) at the closing ceremony on May 24.

Cannes Film Festival heavy on Hollywood stars

The lineup for the Cannes Film Festival, which opens on May 14 with the Grace Kelly biopic, Grace of Monaco, is heavy on movies featuring Hollywood stars, but not quite so on American directors. Women helmers have a strong presence.

Watch: Trailer of Ranvir Shorey's Cannes film Titli out!

The theatrical trailer of Dibakar Banerjee's Titli is available on web now. The movie, about the badlands of Delhi's dystopic underbelly, will be in competition as part of the Un Certain Regard section of the 67th Cannes film gala.

Iconic luxury hotels in Cannes

Less than one week before the start of the Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25), hotels in the French city are getting ready to welcome the world of international cinema. Here, we take a look at some of the most iconic luxury hotels in Cannes.

Katrina Kaif skips Cannes for Ranbir Kapoor?

Katrina Kaif seems to have made her choice. Apparently, she’s chosen love over everything else. The actor, who is one of the Indian faces of a leading cosmetic brand, has been invited to attend the Cannes Film Festival this year.

Ken Loach not to retire, to vie with Mike Leigh at Cannes

The legendary British director, Ken Loach, had said some weeks ago that his 29th feature Jimmy’s Hall would be his last. But it now appears that the work, which is part of the Cannes Film Festival starting on May 14, will not be the helmer’s swan song.

Iranian director, screenwriter Abbas Kiarostami to head short film jury at Cannes

Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian director and screenwriter, will head the Cinefondation and Short Film Jury at the Cannes Film Festival that begins on May 14.

Cannes Fest jury is luminous

The 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will have an array of world celebrities on its top Competition jury, headed by the New Zealand director, Jane Campion. The other eight members of the jury will be luminaries from countries as varied as China, Korea, Denmark, Iran, France, Mexico and the US.

Cannes Fest poster celebrates Fellini and Mastroianni

This year’s poster of the 67th Cannes Film Festival is a snapshot from the legendary Italian director, Federico Fellini’s 81/2. Designed by Herve Chigioni and Gilles Frappier, the poster – like many in the past – celebrates cinema.

Sophia Loren to be a guest of honour at Cannes

Sophia Loren will be a guest of honour at this year's Cannes Film Festival where the 79-year-old Italian actress's latest film will also get a screening.

The films Cannes missed

world movie buffs and Cannes regulars will miss the films of master-makers and Festival favourites like Terrence Malick, Abel Ferrara, Stephen Frears and Doug Liman. Their creations were tipped to be at the 67th edition of Cannes, to begin on May 14 with the Nicole Kidman-starrer Grace of Monaco.

Titli makers excited about Cannes selection

Talking about the film, director Behl said "Titli is a film about family, roots and the ghosts within our most intimate relationships. It's an extremely personal film. The journey to the core of the film has been a difficult and exciting one and I'm looking forward to it going out into the world."

Cannes film festival prepares to unveil its A-list

Cannes film festival organisers will on Thursday fire the starting gun for this year's Riviera movie extravaganza when they unveil the films chosen to compete for its top Palme d'Or prize.

Cannes to name winners a day early this year

The 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will have the awards ceremony on Saturday May 24, instead of May 25, because the European elections are scheduled for Sunday.
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