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Ruben Ostlund "The Square" wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

Kidman, who also stars alongside Farrell in The Killing Of A Sacred Deer , was awarded a special prize, the jury's 70th Anniversary Award . In his humorous speech Smith said , "In my mind, [her speech] would have been something like, 'Merci beaucoup madame and monsieurs!'" Diane Kruger took the principal Best Actress prize for the German drama In The Fade .


Cannes: Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger win top honors

Cannes: Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger win top honors

Robin Campillo's film won the Grand Prix at the 70th Cannes Film Festival and the director walked onstage to pick up his award to a standing ovation. "Please know that you're not forgotten", she said. For Best Actor , Joaquin Phoenix accepted on behalf of Lynne Ramsey's You Were Never Really Here , the final film in Competition , which wound up wowing exhausted critics.


Colin Farrell's New Irish Movie Scoops Major Award At Cannes

Colin Farrell's New Irish Movie Scoops Major Award At Cannes

French actor Juliette Binoche presented the award to Ostlund, who beat other contenders like "The Artist" director Michel Hazanavicius (" Redoubtable ") and German director Fatih Akin (" In the Fade "). "It's very much a part of my contribution now, is being able to say, pretty much every 18 months, I'm making a movie with a female director ", the actress told the Sydney Morning Herald .


Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director At Cannes

Sofia Coppola Wins Best Director At Cannes

Coppola was awarded the win for her film The Beguiled , a feminist remake of the 1971 classic starring Clint Eastwood. The last time a woman won was when Yuliya Solntseva won in 1961 for her film The Story of the Flaming Years . He added, looking down at his sneakers (footwear usually a no-no on the red carpet), "As you can see from my shoes, I don't wear leather". Had she won, she would have also made history by being the second British victor in a row after Ken Loach lifted the Palme ...



I feel sorry for Arsene ... he's got no mates

This follows the publication of recent extracts from Adams" autobiography, titled " Sober' , in which the former Arsenal captain criticises Wenger for his coaching ability, claiming the Frenchman "couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag".



Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

President Donald Trump says he will make a long-awaited decision this week on whether the US stands by the 2015 Paris deal that aims to slow down global warming. Modi said economic collaboration between Germany and India was still "below full potential". Modi said bilateral cooperation will extend to the field of sports and the Indian youth can benefit from Germany's strong football training skills.