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#Cannes

# cannes - Friday 24 May, 2019

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

# cannes - Monday 22 April, 2019

Irish film Vivarium selected to premiere at Cannes

It will compete for the two prizes given by La Semaine de la Critique’s jury.

# cannes - Sunday 19 August, 2018

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

# cannes - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

# cannes - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish-backed film with Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan is flying the flag at Cannes

The film has opened to glowing praise.

# cannes - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies

The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.

# cannes - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

# cannes - Friday 12 August, 2016

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

# cannes - Monday 23 May, 2016

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

# cannes - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From The42 A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere True Story This post contains videos

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere

Roberto Duran, known as “Hands of Stone”, is a national hero in Panama.

# cannes - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

# cannes - Sunday 4 October, 2015

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

# cannes - Sunday 24 May, 2015

# cannes - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet Cannes

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet

Film producer Valeria Richter says she was stopped four times by ‘red carpet officials’.

# cannes - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry Cannes We Fix It This post contains a poll

Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry

The reports have sparked controversy online.

# cannes - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes

‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.

From The Daily Edge 11 most preposterous things to happen at Cannes so far Chateauneuf Du Lols

# cannes - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes The Lobster

Here's the film made in Kerry and Dublin that got a standing ovation at Cannes

You might have spotted Colin Farrell around Sneem.

# cannes - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Jason Derulo didn't fall down the stairs at the Met Ball, he wasn't even there On His Snot

# cannes - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Dublin musical with all the songs in Irish is going to Cannes Bonsoir Luna

# cannes - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Canadian police investigating Pamela Anderson rape claims

The actress claimed that she had been raped by a babysitter, a boyfriend and others.

From The42 Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes Big Screen

Finally! The FIFA movie 'United Passions' debuts at Cannes

Tim Roth plays Sepp Blatter, Sam Neill is Joao Havelange with Gerard Depardieu as Jules Rimet.

# cannes - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch: 'Prankster' dives under America Ferrera's skirt on Cannes red carpet Call Security

# cannes - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know Panned At Cannes

The new Grace Kelly movie is bloody awful - here's how we know

The headlines from international reviews of the film give a very clear picture.

# cannes - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes

John Boorman’s latest join Jimmy’s Hall for the prestigious film festival next month.

# cannes - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Another jewel theft in Cannes as thieves swipe €70,000 diamond ring

It’s the latest in a series of brazen thefts in the French Riviera city, following one of the world’s biggest heists last month.

# cannes - Sunday 4 August, 2013

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade

Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.

# cannes - Monday 29 July, 2013

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million

The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.

# cannes - Saturday 6 July, 2013

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain Sleep Deprivation This post contains videos

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain

This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.

# cannes - Monday 27 May, 2013

Photos: More than 150,000 protest against same-sex marriage in Paris

293 people were arrested and six people were injured after the major demonstration on the streets of Paris.

# cannes - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Hoff, frocks, umbrellas and Home & Away on the Great Gatsby red carpet Cannes Cannes This post contains images
From The Daily Edge The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght World Of Celebs

The Dredge: Lashing rain in Cannes, lashing willies in Tallaght

Warning, this Dredge features a Tallafornia star with his lad in his hand.

# cannes - Monday 13 May, 2013

Glamour, drama and offbeat: 6 facts about the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.

# cannes - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

# cannes - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot Movies

Emma Watson film The Bling Ring books Cannes spot

Sofia Coppola’s movie tells the true story of a group of kids from a rich neighbourhood in LA that burgled the Hollywood homes of wealthy celebrities for almost a year before being caught.

# cannes - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world? Advertising This post contains videos

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?

Ad campaign for fast food company has scored a Grand Prix award in Cannes.

# cannes - Monday 28 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes Cannes

Michael Haneke awarded Palme d'Or in Cannes

The Austrian director won his second such award for his stark film about love and death, Amour. Who were the other big winners?

# cannes - Thursday 17 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Where are all the women? Cannes opens amidst sexism claims In Pictures This post contains images

Where are all the women? Cannes opens amidst sexism claims

Plus, all the styles from last night’s opening screening.

# cannes - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge 17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival Irish Film

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival

Movers and shakers of the Irish film scene are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

# cannes - Friday 4 November, 2011

G20 leaders unveil plans, pledge to reinvigorate economic growth G20

G20 leaders unveil plans, pledge to reinvigorate economic growth

The group have published their final communiqué, which includes their decisions on climate change, energy markets, fossil fuels – and not allowing a return to ‘pre-crisis behaviours in the financial sector’.

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