• Catherine Deneuve Closes the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

    21 days ago - By WWD

    CANNES, France - All eyes were on Catherine Deneuve Saturday night, who was in Cannes to present the famous Palme d'Or and mark the end of the 72nd Cannes film festival.
    Deneuve took to the stage in an emerald green sequinned maxi dress, talking about the joy of attending “the most beautiful festival in the world” and asking this year's jury president Alexander Gonzalez Iñarritu to name the winner.
    This year's big winner was director Bong Joon-Ho, for his politically-charged dark comedy “Parasite.”
    “There was a great mix of iconic filmmakers, great masters, veterans and new voices many of...
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  • Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' Unanimously Wins Cannes' Prestigious Palme d'Or Award

    Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' Unanimously Wins Cannes' Prestigious Palme d'Or Award

    21 days ago - By Hypebeast

    South Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho has unanimously won Cannes Film Festival 's most distinguished award, the Palme d'Or. Bong, notable for the Korean film The Host as well as the cult classic Snowpiercer and Netflix's 2017 hit Okja , has won the film festival's most prestigious award with his forthcoming dark-comedy Parasite. Receiving an eight-minute standing ovation for his latest film, the reward remains the first for any South Korean filmmaker. Bong is known for being an unconventional director, who often infuses a variety of sociocultural and economic thematic underlays within his...
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