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Star’s gems worth US$4 million ‘forgotten’ on Cannes flight

'Someone with their head in the clouds nearly lost several million,' a police sourced jokes, saying the jewellery has been recovered.

Britain’s Beecham joins A-list with Cannes best actress win

Beecham is a surprise choice for the award for her performance as a botanist in 'Little Joe'.

S.Korea’s prolific character actress shines in Cannes winner

In Bong's latest family drama, Lee plays a live-in housekeeper for a wealthy family in Seoul, whose members become an obsession for a poor young man.

Banderas wins Cannes ‘best actor’ as Almodovar alter ego

Banderas dedicates his award to Almodovar, who has cast him in eight films and help make him a global box office draw.

Diop makes history as first black woman to win big at...

Diop says she has an ‘urgent need’ to feel more represented on screen and see more people who look like her behind the camera, telling fresh stories.

Bong and Song: The double act behind S.Korea’s Cannes victory

Song Kang-ho is an actor who has become something of a national treasure.

Cannes: “Parasite”, Banderas win accolades

South Korea's "Parasite" and actor Antonio Banderas emerge as major winners of the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival

Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

Cannes winners can sometimes come out of messy compromises, with Almodovar – who headed the jury two years ago – admitting the most admired film doesn't always win.

Almodovar and dark comedy ‘Parasite’ in spotlight as Cannes closes

Few films out of the 21 selected for Cannes' main competition hit a bum note with critics, however Cannes juries have been known to stump experts.

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says

Brazilian film “The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao”, a tale of two sisters and their struggles in a male-dominated society in 1950s-era Brazil, won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes.

Polanski’s wife hits out at Tarantino over Sharon Tate

French actress Emmanuelle Seigner accused "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" filmmaker Quentin Tarantino of 'using the tragic life of someone and then walking all over them'.

Stallone shows philosophical side at sneak peek of ‘Rambo V’

Action star Sylvester Stallone gets personal at a masterclass session in Cannes leading up to a sneak preview of 'Rambo V: Last Blood', which is billed as the final entry in the franchise.

From ‘Your Song’ to your movie: ‘Rocketman’ builds on new music...

Anticipation for the Elton John-centered film "Rocketman" highlights the musical biopic genre's growing popularity among film audiences.

Hollywood star Fanning faints because of ‘tight dress’

Fanning has a gruelling schedule of movie-viewing and soiree appearances as a member of this year’s jury at the Cannes film festival.

Tarantino rolls into Cannes with ‘dazzling’ ode to cinema

The movie tells a tale of a the world of cinema from its glamourous parties to the highs and lows of being on set.

With tent plus tuxedo, fans camp out to catch Cannes

Dozens of fans of the silver screen have pitched up at 'Le Ranch', a campsite just down the road from the five-star splendour of the Cannes film festival.

Women honoured at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Cannes' film festival has signed a pledge to get an equal number of men and women in its top management by 2020 that is gradually gathering momentum.

Delon, set for Cannes honour, says he is ‘irreproachable’ as an...

Delon stands by some of his comments but corrects some other ones attributed to him.

Personal experiences spurs Moore to back AIDS documentary

The film delves into how nurses decided to set up a care centre for AIDS sufferers, dismayed by the lack of humanity many were shown at the time.

Harvey Keitel to play Meyer Lansky in gangster biopic

Keitel is known for playing hard-boiled tough guys, taking on roles in cult classics such as Quentin Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs'.

German star in Cannes a go-to actor for Hollywood

Through most of his career, August Diehl has embraced the path of a character actor rather than a leading man.

Amazon buys US rights for Cannes hit ‘Les Miserables’

Les Miserables follows the early life of a policeman whose friends introduce him to the nuances of this city on the outskirts of Paris.

Argentine abortion battle hits screen at Cannes

Solanas got inspired by television reports of massive women's pro-abortion protests in Argentina, picked up his camera and started filming.

Not so crazy: Cannes film upends Hitchcock’s ‘hysterical’ women

Hausner’s new flick ‘Little Joe’ explores how ‘crazy’ becomes a label used to keep women down.