Sunday, May 24, 2009

Cannes: C'est Fini!

Source: Cannes Official Site, Yahoo!

It's all over in Cannes. Asian films picked up a couple of prizes.

Chinese director Lou Ye won for best screenplay for his tale of a women suspecious that her husband is having an affair with a gay lover.

Related: Cannes challenges Beijing film censors

Best Screenplay: Lou Ye for "Spring Fever"

Korean director Park Chan-Wook shared the jury prize, for Thirst

Despite a rousing standing ovation, Ang Lee's film Taking Woodstock won nothing.

The winner of the Palme D'or was an Austrian film called The White Ribbon. A black and white film about a children's choir in a village in northern Germany soon before World War I.

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