Judging the judges at Cannes

May 27, 2016 News

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There was a chorus of surprise when the 69th Cannes Film Festival last Sunday awarded its top prize to Ken Loach’s welfare drama I, Daniel Blake — because the film was largely absent from the critical radar during the 12-day festival. A bigger surprise (not to say disappointment) was when the second prize went to Xavier Dolan’s melodrama It’s Only The End Of The World, because the film was nearly…

  

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