‘On Tour,’ ‘Of Gods,’ ‘HaHaHa’ take early Cannes prizes

Posted by · 12:11 pm · May 22nd, 2010

The big guns, the Competition jury, announce their prizewinners tomorrow night, but ahead of that, there are a host of smaller, independent juries making their voices heard. I’ve just returned from the Un Certain Regard award ceremony, a short, sweet tuxedoes-and-sneakers affair presided over by UCR jury president Claire Denis. As delighted as I was […]

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CANNES: ‘Life, Above All,’ ‘Tender Son,’ ‘Cameraman’

Posted by · 7:03 pm · May 21st, 2010

“It is finished so soon?” asked the chipper French festival volunteer manning the theater doors as I slunk out of Hong Sangsoo’s “Hahaha” just before 11pm. No, I explained — it had a good hour left to go. “Is it that boring?” he asked. No, I explained — it wasn’t that boring. Modestly boring. Sweetly […]

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