The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1946, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious film festivals. The private festival is held annually (usually in the month of May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France.
Prior to the beginning of each event, the Festival’s board of directors appoints the juries who hold sole responsibility for choosing which films will receive the blessing of a Cannes award. Jurors are chosen from a wide range of international artists, based on their body of work and respect from their peers.
The most prestigious award given out at Cannes is the Palme d'Or ("Golden Palm") for the best film. The Grand Prix is the second-most prestigious prize of the festival after the Palme d'Or. The Jury Prize (French: Prix du Jury) is considered the third most prestigious prize at the film festival, after the Palme d'Or and the Grand Prix.
Region: 1 Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested) Run Time: 120 minutes PartNumber: 11868 An Australian woman stands trial for the murder of her child, which she claims was stolen by a dingo. Based on a true story. Genre: Feature Film-Drama Rating: PG13 Release Date: 3-FEB-2004 Media Type: DVD
Region: 1 Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Based on a true story, this "haunting, deeply moving film" (Los Angeles Times) earned the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. With a "strikingly forceful performance" (New York) by Barbara Hershey, this potent account of personal and political t
Region: 1 Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: R (Restricted) Run Time: 124 minutes PartNumber: 024543219361 Erica seems to have it all - a comfortable home, an interesting job in a Manhattan art galley, a bright teenage daughter, and a loving, successful husband. Then, suddenly, her life is shattered. Her "perfect" husband walks out, and she is left frightened and alone to face the chancy singles world. How does a vital, contemporary woman pick up the pieces and start over?
Number of discs: 1 Rated: Model: GLS-0131-0 PartNumber: 892038002626 "We are more than excited to release Babel into the world. We had started writing new songs well before we got into the studio to record. At first, we peeled ourselves off the road quite reluctantly. We love playing live, obviously, but it had also become an important part of our creative process, we had been writing and rehearsing in soundchecks, and sort of road-testing new songs on our very gracious audiences. But then we fell in love with recording again. The album started to come together, and with the help of Markus Dravs once more (and engineer Robin Baynton), we started to relish the challenge of making this album. As a band, we ve never been closer or more collaborative, all working to our strengths. And so we feel that this record is a natural progression that we re proud of, and we cannot wait to take it out on the road." -Mumford & Sons
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