Festival de Cannes 70: Mogari no mori, 2007

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. Mogari no mori (The Mourning Forest) is a captivating, poetic piece of film-making, sadly clouded somewhat in reputation by Japanese director Naomi Kawase‘s last two ventures to Cannes, […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Fatih Akın, 2007

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. A truly grounded, seductively powerful drama, the Turkish-German production The Edge of Heaven (English / Auf der anderen Seite (German) / Yaşamın Kıyısında (Turkish) was a well-chosen winner of […]

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Festival de Cannes 70: Salaam Bombay!, 1988

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. A double winner at Cannes in 1998, Salaam Bombay! was honored with the Camera d’Or as well as the Audience Award. And audiences ought to be no stranger […]

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