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List of past Cannes best film winners

French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's graphic lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour" on Sunday won the top prize at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Once known as the Grand Prix, from 1975 the best film award at the festival has been known as the Palme d'Or or Golden Palm. Here is a list of winners of the coveted prize: 1939: No prize as the festival was halted after 48 hours by Hitler's invasion of Poland. 1946: 11 films shared the top prize, including: "Open City" by Roberto Rossellini

Lesbian love story wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The sexually graphic lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour" on Sunday scooped the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour film set Cannes abuzz with its explicit unsimulated sex scenes and has made a star out of one of its lead actresses Adele Exarchopoulos.

Lesbian love story wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The sexually graphic lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour" on Sunday scooped the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour film set Cannes abuzz with its explicit unsimulated sex scenes and has made a star out of one of its lead actresses Adele Exarchopoulos.

Lesbian love story wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The sexually graphic lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour" on Sunday scooped the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour film set Cannes abuzz with its explicit unsimulated sex scenes and has made a star out of one of its lead actresses Adele Exarchopoulos.

Lesbian love story wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The sexually graphic lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour" on Sunday scooped the top Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour film set Cannes abuzz with its explicit unsimulated sex scenes and has made a star out of one of its lead actresses Adele Exarchopoulos.

Polanski's Venus seduces on last day of Cannes festival

By Alexandria Sage CANNES (Reuters) - An avenging Venus settling the psychological and sexual score is the star of acclaimed director Roman Polanski's "La Venus a la Fourrure" ("Venus in Fur"), one of the Cannes film festival's two final movies in main competition to premiere on Saturday.

All-star crime thriller flops at Cannes

Oscar winner Marion Cotillard and her partner, French actor and director Guillaume Canet, teamed up for the all-star "Blood Ties" premiering Monday in Cannes but faced audiences' stony silence after high hopes for the picture. The film features one of the most high-wattage casts of the festival including Clive Owen, James Caan, Billy Crudup, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis and Lili Taylor.

All-star crime thriller flops at Cannes

Oscar winner Marion Cotillard and her partner, French actor and director Guillaume Canet, teamed up for the all-star "Blood Ties" premiering Monday in Cannes but faced audiences' stony silence after high hopes for the picture. The film features one of the most high-wattage casts of the festival including Clive Owen, James Caan, Billy Crudup, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis and Lili Taylor.

All-star crime thriller flops at Cannes

Oscar winner Marion Cotillard and her partner, French actor and director Guillaume Canet, teamed up for the all-star "Blood Ties" premiering Monday in Cannes but faced audiences' stony silence after high hopes for the picture. The film features one of the most high-wattage casts of the festival including Clive Owen, James Caan, Billy Crudup, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis and Lili Taylor.

All-star crime thriller flops at Cannes

Oscar winner Marion Cotillard and her partner, French actor and director Guillaume Canet, teamed up for the all-star "Blood Ties" premiering Monday in Cannes but faced audiences' stony silence after high hopes for the picture. The film features one of the most high-wattage casts of the festival including Clive Owen, James Caan, Billy Crudup, Zoe Saldana, Mila Kunis and Lili Taylor.
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