Cannes Film Festival kicks off with zombie movie and a message from Zelenskyy

The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off in style and humour with French zombie movie Final Cut. Director Michel Hazanavicius had earlier given us the brilliant The Artist that won multiple Oscars. Starring Romain Duris and Berenice Bejo, Final Cut evoked continuous laughs in the 2000-strong Grand Theatre Lumiere.
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'Will Cinema Speak Up?': Ukraine President Zelensky in Suprise Video Address...

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky made a surprise video address at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival. He referred to the power of cinema during World War II, including the 1940 Charlie Chaplin film “The Great Dictator” which mocked Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. His speech received a standing ovation from the crowd in the southern French resort town of Cannes.
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#HTCityatCannes: Country of honour, India shines at 75th edition of Cannes...

The 75th edition of Festival de Cannes was inaugurated on May17 in the French Riviera City of Cannes. In a first, India has been designated as the Country of Honour at the festival, in tribute to the 75th year of Indian independence. The film personalities from India, seen on the red carpet included Oscar winning composer AR Rahman, Grammy awards winner Ricky Kej, actors R Madhavan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pooja Hegde, Tamannah Bhatia, Vani Tripathi and Prasoon Joshi.
#ARRahman #CannesFilmFestival #FestivaldeCannes #India #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #EventsListings


Kylian Mbappe: Huge update on PSG superstar's rumoured transfer to Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe has agreed to join Real Madrid from Paris Saint-German side PSG. The 23-year-old has only one month left on his current contract with the French giants. Madrid are due to face Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League 2021-22 final on May 29.
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Oussekine actor Hiam Abbas: ‘It is a responsibility to be part of projects...

Oussekine is a French drama series based on the murder of 22-year-old French-Algerian student Malik. The series stars Sayyid El Alami, Hiam Abbas and Slimane Dazi in the lead roles. Malik was not a participant of the protests, but was caught up in retaliatory action by riot police.
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PM Modi says Cannes Film Festival special in many ways, lauds Indo-French ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his delight about India's participation as a Country of Honour at Cannes Film Festival, 2022. PM said it was heartening to note that a film by one of India's most renowned filmmakers, Satyajit Ray, had been restored for screening at the Cannes Classics section, at a time when India was celebrating the birth centenary of the legendary filmmaker.
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Cannes 2022: R Madhavan shares video from his first morning in French...

R Madhavan's directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is set to premiere at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The actor has been sharing updates with his fans ever since he began his journey to the French Reviere. India has been announced as the official 'country of honour' at the Marche’ Du Films, also called Cannes Film Market.
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India’s largest red carpet contingent on inaugural day of Cannes 2022

In their 75th year, both the prestigious fest and India’s independence status are seeing an unmatched synergy of sorts here at the French riviera town of Cannes. May 17, the inaugural day of the festival, will see India's largest ever official contingent on the red carpet. AR Rahman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, R Madhavan, Pooja Hegde, Tamanna Bhatia, Ricky Kej, Shekhar Kapoor, Prasoon Joshi, Vani Tripathi and Mame Khan.
#ARRahman #French #India #ArtsEntertainment #EventsListings #FilmFestivals


Deepika Padukone attends Cannes jury dinner in sleeveless mini dress and boots

Deepika Padukone arrived in Cannes yesterday to attend one of the most prestigious film festivals - the Cannes Film Festival - which kickstarts today as one of its jury members. The Gehraiyaan actor shared a vlog video with her fans after landing in the French Riviera town.
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Macron names Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister

Elisabeth Borne is only the second woman in French political leadership to hold the post. She succeeds Jean Castex, who resigned after President Emmanuel Macron's reelection. Borne's first mission will be to make sure that Macron's centrist party and its allies do well in June's parliamentary election.
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New French PM Experienced Technocrat and Macron Loyalist

Elisabeth Borne is the first female prime minister in over 30 years. The 61-year-old engineer proved her loyalty to President Emmanuel Macron during his first term. Borne will seek to make a greater impact than France’s first female PM Edith Cresson, who lasted less than a year in 1990s.
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Elisabeth Borne is new French prime minister, second woman to hold top post

Elisabeth Borne, 61, succeeds Jean Castex, whose resignation was expected after President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election last month. Borne is the second woman to hold the post after Edith Cresson, who was prime minister in 1991-1992 under Socialist President Francois Mitterrand.
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PSG star Kylian Mbappe wins league’s best player award for 3rd time

Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe won the French league's best player award for the third time in his career. The 23-year-old is out of contract at PSG next month and touted to join Karim Benzema at Real Madrid. He said he didn’t want to announce his decision during the ceremony but added “Yes, pretty much” when asked if he’s made his mind up over whether to stay or go.
#KylianMbappe #PSG #French #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

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Blinken discusses Ukraine war, Iran nuke deal with German, UK counterparts in Berlin

US State Secretary Antony Blinken engaged in comprehensive joint discussions with his German, French, and UK counterparts over an array of prevailing issues. The leaders emphasised the need for continued response among allies and partners against the brutal Russian war. They deliberated over joint efforts to reach a deal in mutual return to full JCPOA implementation.
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UAE: Macron, UK PM reach Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to late ruler; US VP to...

French President Emmanuel Macron is the first western leader to visit the oil-rich kingdom to meet Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Israel President Isaac Herzog, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi also arrived in UAE late on Sunday to offer condolences. The leaders of Israel and UAE formally opened relations in 2020.
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Arun Prakash writes: For a stronger navy, India needs to fast-track the...

French defence major, Naval Group, announced its inability to participate in India’s Project 75-I, under which conventional (non-nuclear or diesel-electric) submarines are to be built domestically. Some see it as a coercive tactic by the group to persuade India to buy more of its Scorpene class subs.
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‘I’m afraid of dying before I complete the books I have in my mind’

French writer Marie Darrieussecq was recently in Chennai to attend a 'Meet and Greet' programme organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation. DC spoke to the author of the renowned work Truismes (Pig Tales) and winner of the Prix Medicis, a French literary award.
#MarieDarrieussecq #PrabhaKhaitanFoundation #French #Truismes #Chennai #BooksLiterature #Reference #LanguageResources

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