A New Old Play was named best film in the Chinese section, while Mediterranean Fever took best film in the World section.
Eric Gravel’s Full Time was presented with best director and best actress at fifth edition of the awards.
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Korean talent took two of the top awards, with Park Chan-wook winning best director and Song Kang-ho taking best actor.
Line-up includes four Korean titles, entries from Iran, Turkey & the Arab world, and a rare film from Pakistan.
This year’s Cannes selection has something for everyone: leading arthouse auteurs; new talents; and US studio movies.
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The streamer joins a long list of companies, including Microsoft, Apple, Dell, AirBnB and the US film studios, that have halted operations in Russia, also citing the invasion.
The site is being renovated by Tiro Association For Arts, which is working to open cultural spaces outside of Beirut.