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THE PALME D'OR COLLECTIONThe highest honour of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, the coveted PALME D'OR is awarded annually to the film judged to be the very finest of the event's main competition.
Selected by a Jury composed of a wide range of international artists, it has been bestowed upon some of the globe's greatest and most influential filmmakers from across the spectrum of world cinema.
Three of the most acclaimed winners of the Cannes Film Festival’s greatest accolade -
4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS Cristian Mungiu, WINNER - PALME D'OR 2007
The friendship between two girls is tested to its absolute limits in this utterly compelling drama set in the twilight years of Communist-era Romania. Brilliantly observed, superbly performed and directed with quite astonishing flair, this tense, poignant and provocative film has been hailed as a modern masterpiece.
Romania 2007/ Romanian with English subtitles/ Dolby Digital 3.1 / Colour Enhanced for widescreen TVs/ 109 mins. approx.
THE CHILD (L'Enfant) Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, WINNER - PALME D’OR 2005
Bruno (Jérémie Renier), a young petty thief, fathers a baby with his 18 year-old girlfriend Sonia (Déborah François). But the temptation of easy money leads him to commit an act of shocking recklessness that has grave and dangerous repercussions. This powerful, gripping and suspenseful drama is a compassionate yet unsentimental account of guilt and redemption.
Belgium/France 2001/ French with English subtitles/ Dolby Digital 5.1/ Colour/ Aspect ratio 1.66:1/ 100 mins. approx .
UNDERGROUND Emir Kusturica, WINNER - PALME D'OR 1995
This epic tale of love, friendship and betrayal set against the complex historical backdrop of the former Yugoslavia, is regarded by many as the finest achievement of Emir Kusturica’s remarkable career. Following the story of two friends and the woman with whom they are both in love, UNDERGROUND is a visionary allegory of Balkan vitality, energy, humour and the will to survive.
France/Germany/Hungary 1995/ Serbo-Croat with English subtitles/ Dolby Digital 2.0/ Colour/ Enhanced for widescreen TVs/ 160 mins. approx.