The Square - a slick social commentary from Sweden - was the surprise victor of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
The Square featuresClaes Bang who is a museum director whose life start to unravel after a sequel of events that troubled his, and the museum's, balance. But after he reacts foolishly to the theft of his phone, the respected father of two finds himself dragged into shameful situations.
US arrests former Panama president sought for extradition
Panama President Ricardo Martinelli gestures during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Panama City April 19, 2012. In September 2016, the Central American nation sent an extradition request to the USA for the return of Martinelli.
Meanwhile, Sofia Coppola - who has previously helmed hits such as "The Virgin Suicides" and "Lost in Translation" - won the Best Director prize for "The Beguiled".
Kruger was honoured for her performance in Fatih Akin's In the Fade. In the film a woman loses her Turkish husband and son in a terrorist attack, following which the criminal justice system fails to penalise the culprit. The world's most prestigious film festival celebrated its 70th birthday this year, yet in that time only one other woman has ever been awarded best director.
Jessica Chastain found the portrayal of women in movies competing at the Cannes Film Festival "disturbing". 28/05/2017. Actress Diane Kruger, Best Actress award victor for her role in the film "Aus dem Nichts" (In the Fade), reacts.
Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'
Many Democrats still blame Comey for Clinton's loss, leading Trump to apparently believe they would applaud him for firing Comey. Trump, he said, has waived any potential privilege claim because he has publicly acknowledged the discussions and their content.
Greece's Yorgos Lantimos shared best screenplay prize with Ramsay for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, an icy thriller set in a wealthy American suburb and also starring Kidman and Farrell.
In his humorous speech Smith said, "In my mind, [her speech] would have been something like, 'Merci beaucoup madame and monsieurs!'"
The Cannes Film Festival handed out several awards to female filmmakers this year, but Jessica Chastain was more concerned with the overall lack of women involved in the storytelling process in the films that were shown.
Brexit forever? How May's failed election gamble changes Brexit
May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's top Brexit official, is eager to get talks started.
- UK to delay Queen's Speech policy outline amid political turmoil
- Destiny 2 Gets a Brand New Trailer Showcasing PlayStation Exclusive Content
- Draymond Green gets in the mix in Game 4 against Cavs
- Katy Perry and the gospel of 'Witness'
- UK Conservative Party loses majority, prepares for hung parliament
- Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles
- E3 2017: Shadow Of The Colossus Is Getting Remastered
- Ubisoft's Rabbids and Mario Crossover Announced, Mario+Rabbits Kingdom Battle
- Pakistan Army resorts to heavy shelling on LoC
- Tiger Woods reportedly heading back to rehab