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  1. Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death: Cannes President, Bollywood Pay Homage

    4:34 am 2/3/2014

    "Life of Pi" actor Irrfan Khan says he "left the show in the middle," while an Australian collaborator lauds him as "Meryl Streep with a beard."Read more

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  2. Cannes Film Festival Names Pierre Lescure President

    12:46 am 1/14/2014

    The co-founder of French pay-TV giant Canal Plus will take over from Gilles Jacob. Read more

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  3. Cannes Film Festival: Former Canal Plus CEO Pierre Lescure Eyes Presidency

    12:24 pm 12/2/2013

    Lescure cryptically indicated that he is in the running to replace Cannes president Gilles Jacob, who will step down after thirteen years.Read more

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  4. Cannes: President Gilles Jacob to Step Down in 2015

    2:56 am 5/8/2013

    Days before the 66th Cannes Film Festival is due to kick off, the boss reveals he will soon step down after 38 influential years with the festival. Read more

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  5. A Special Day (Une Journee Particuliere): Cannes Review

    6:04 pm 6/2/2012

    Gilles Jacob's short documentary celebrating festivals past features 34 renowned directors and footage from a press conference Roman Polanski found so "poor" he declared it over.Read more

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  6. Cannes Film Festival Unveils 2012 Competition Lineup With Strong U.S. Presence

    5:45 pm 4/18/2012

    UPDATED: President Gilles Jacob and artistic director Thierry Fremaux revealed the titles for the festival's 65th edition on the French Riviera, including films from David Cronenberg, Lee Daniels, Ken Loach and Michael Haneke.Read more

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  7. Cannes 2012: Film Festival Reveals Star-Studded Jury

    3:38 am 4/18/2012

    Cannes boss Thierry Fremaux unveils that Jean Paul Gaultier, Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor and Alexander Payne will be among those joining jury president Nanni Moretti at the Croisette next month.Read more

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  8. Hitler in Hollywood (HH, Hitler à Hollywood): Film Review

    11:13 am 5/4/2011

    The film, directed by Frederic Sojcher, fails to convince, either as an entertainment or as a polemic against the Hollywood juggernaut.Read more

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  9. 'Mysteries of Lisbon' Takes Louis Delluc Prize For Best French Film of Year

    11:20 am 12/17/2010

    The Portuguese-language, four-and-a-half hour film chosen over "Carlos," "The Ghost Writer."Read more

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