Winter Sleep director

Winter Sleep wins Palme d’Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival

The jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival handed out their prizes on Saturday night. This year’s Palme d’Or went to Turkish film director, Nuri Bilge for his film Winter Sleep.The film is set in Anatolia, Turkey and explores the divide between the rich and poor, powerful and powerless. The opening of Winter Sleep tells the story of Aydin, a … Continue reading

Jane Campion

Jane Campion becomes president of Cannes Jury

Jane Campion, writer, director and producer was the first ever female to be awarded the Palme d’Or at Cannes for her 1993 film ‘The Piano’. Campion was described by Cannes officials as a “major filmmaker and indefatigable pioneer.” Campion first attended Cannes back in 1986 with her short film entitled ‘Peel’, which won the ‘Short Film Palme d’Or. Her other … Continue reading