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27 May 2013 à 14:43
French films honored at Cannes
Blue is the Warmest Color by Abdellatif Kechiche has won the Palme d'Or.
Steven Spielberg and his jury have announced the award winners at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
French films won particular favor at this year's festival, picking up a string of awards.
The director Abdellatif Kechiche, as well as his lead actresses Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos, were awarded the Palme d'Or for Blue is the Warmest Color. The film is scheduled for release in France in October and will hit movie screens in the rest of the world in 2014.
The "Un Certain Regard" section's award was given to the majority French production by Rithy Panh entitled The Missing Picture, which is the final installment in his trilogy on the Cambodian genocide.
French cinema enjoyed a strong presence at this year's Cannes Film Festival, with a total of 35 French films, including co-productions, showcased in the various sections.
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