Update news Cannes

Major film festivals to unite for YouTube event

We Are One will feature offerings from Berlin, Cannes, Toronto, Venice and beyond.

French AIDS movie hotly tipped for Cannes' top prize

 The winner of the Cannes Film Festival will be announced on Sunday, with a French movie about AIDS campaigners and two dark Russian dramas among the hottest tips.

Iranian film 'A Man of Integrity' wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

 A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, bolstering the country's filmmakers' reputation for defying the censors to make high-quality films.

Swedish art gallery satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

 "The Square", a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

Child stars of Willem Dafoe movie break hearts at Cannes

The cliché "not a dry eye in the house" summed up the ending of "The Florida Project", as the movie's two young stars - no older than six when they shot it - got a standing ovation at the premier and wiped away each others' tears.

Nicole Kidman tells Cannes her rebel spirit pushes her to strange films

 For an A-list star who, as she says herself, does not have to work, Nicole Kidman has been pretty busy ahead of Cannes, appearing in three movies and a TV series screening at the film festival.

'The Artist' director provokes Godard fans at Cannes with sacrilegious biopic

A biopic at Cannes about Jean-Luc Godard, the closest thing French cinema has to a living god, might be expected to be worthy and respectful, but "Redoubtable" is anything but - portraying the director as a childish, spiteful bore.

'Carol' director returns to Cannes with hotly tipped 'Wonderstruck'

 Cutting between black and white and color, silent and talkie, "Wonderstruck" was warmly received at Cannes on Thursday where it is already hotly tipped for awards.

Jewels worth 40 million euros stolen in Cannes

An armed man stole jewels with an estimated value of 40 million euros ($53 million) in a brazen heist in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition in the French Riviera resort of Cannes Sunday,