Cannes day-by-day, night-by-night...
The French film The Class directed by Laurent Cantet, about life in a tough Parisian classroom, has won top award the Palme d'Or at Cannes. It is the first time in 21 years France has won the coveted prize.
2008-05-27 10:38 TU
"On the way to the Palais des Festivals, I’m intrigued by a particularly weird-looking group, standing around a giant sign which says 'ET is looking for a producer' ... " Grainne Harrington meets the raelians and various other interesting folk on her last day at Cannes.
2008-05-22 08:34 TU
Squeezed out of a sports premiere, Grainne Harrington encounters humourless Romanians and permatanned Californians-- all in a day's work, as she tries not to trip up on the entrance to the Palais in Cannes.....
2008-05-22 08:29 TU
Cannes is no longer sunny. In keeping with the sombre choice of films this year (main themes so far: apolcalyptic epidemics, war, imprisonment and death), the sky darkened today and it rained on the party all day. Grainne Harrington reports from somewhere between the beach and the bar
2008-05-17 16:39 TU
Toby’s a little sad this year, as Muttley, his dog, died just five weeks ago. He assures me that Muttley will be at the awards in spirit though ... Grainne Harrington on the Palme Dog and the second day of Cannes
2008-05-17 09:20 TU
They play the theme music, and I am nine years old again. I can’t stop myself smiling. Time to go to the movies…
Click on the photo to read Grainne Harrington on the first day of the festival
2008-05-22 08:42 TU