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Cannes Coverage is a Wrap

Leila Hatami, Jane Campion, and Nicolas Winding Refn finishing up their jury duties at the closing ceremony2014 marked our most Cannes coverage ever, with one team member on the ground as well as retrospectives and tidbits from afar (mostly NYC). We hope you enjoyed. Here's the index of our two week-long cinephile dream that is the Cannes Festival...

Diana in Cannes
Arrival - Opening night
Grace of Monaco - Nicole's troubled princess movie
Mr Turner & Timbuktu -two reviews
Amour Fou & The Blue Room -deadly unrequited love
The Homesman Press Conference - Tommy Lee Jones, curmudgeon
The Homesman -reviewed
Maps to the Stars, Two Days One Night, Mommy - Best Actressy reviews
Foxcatcher & Sils Maria - two reviews
Leviathan, Lost River, The Rover - three reviews 

Cannes Specials & Retros
Top Ten Palme d'Or Winners - Team Experience on the greatest films to ever win the festival from La Dolce Vita and The Umbrellas of Cherbourgh through The Piano
Closing Night Ceremony -arrivals & winners
Fahrenheit 9/11, Ten Years Later - Michael C looks back at the controversial 2004 win
Monologue, Certified Copy - Andrew asks what is real and what is fake but why does it matter when Juliette Binoche's brilliance is involved?
Monologue, Secrets & Lies -'sweetheart' Brenda Blethyn
Monologue, Norma Rae - Sally Field is one of only 4 women to win both Cannes & Oscar
Tidbits 2 - Mommy surprises, Foxcatcher wows, and Lost River annoys
Tidbits 1 - Jane Campion presides, Nicole Kidman arrives, Amy Adams sells
Podcast Preview - salivating over the competition and Un Certain Regard lineups  
Podcast Finale - grilling Guy Lodge about his favorites at the festival 

the very actressy "Clouds of Sils Maria" premieres: Kristen Stewart, Juliette Binoche, Chloe Moretz and director Olivier Assayas

Cannes Beauty
27 Dresses - gowns from the Croisette 
Party Girls - Naomi, Julianne, Lupita & Rooney 
Jess + Jess - Besties on the red carpet 
It's All About Jessica Chastain - sigh

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Reader Comments (5)

It's been fantastic!

May 28, 2014 | Unregistered Commentergoran

OT: Maya Angelou has died. She's one of the first women to become a member of the Director's Guild . She directed Down in the Delta with Alfre Woodard. She had a cameo appearance in Poetic Justice. Where her poetry was utilized for the film. She was a dancer in the film version of Porgy and Bess. Those are her film related accomplishments off the top of my head.

May 28, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

I loved all of the coverage!!!

Re: Maya Angelou, she was also a Tony-nominated actress (really random fact, up there with Joan Rivers also being a Tony-nominated actress). She lost to Leora Dana and competed alongside Katherine Helmond and Penelope Windust.

May 28, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJohn T

thanks john & goran. festival coverage is always tricky as to what to do since it feels so elitist and its more of a spectator sport than participatory... and of course we like our film culture more participatory here at TFE

May 28, 2014 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

I went to Cannes for the first time this year making this coverage extra delightful to follow, but I'm sure I would have enjoyed it from the other side of the Atlantic, too :)

(If anything, the Preview Podcast was great prep!)

May 28, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDominique

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