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Call it the Kidmanaissance: The never-ending career resurgence of Nicole Kidman is dominating Cannes

Nicole Kidman, who turns 50 this summer, is appearing in four separate projects at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Two are in competition for the Palme d’Or: in Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, she co-stars with Colin Farrell as parents beset by a mysterious evil force; and in The Beguiled, from Sofia Coppola, she plays a teacher at an all-girls school in the Civil War South who must decide what to do when an injured Yankee soldier (Farrell again) shows up on the doorstep. 844 more words

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Jane Campion on Lack of Female Filmmakers, 'Top of the Lake: China Girl'

Jane Campion is a hugger. The Oscar winner, who punctuates every other sentence with a loud, earthy laugh, is so into physical affection that she won’t let a reporter from… 860 more words

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Cannes Film Fest 70th Anniversary Family Portrait Captures International Cinema

The Cannes Film Festival held its 70th anniversary family portrait session this afternoon, with more than 100 veterans of the event posing for cameras. Prizewinners and jury members numbering 115 in total gathered outside the Palais for the snap above. 817 more words

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'Top Of The Lake' Star Elisabeth Moss On Series' Evolution & Film Festival Feats

Jane Campion and Gerard Lee’s Top Of The Lake can now boast two film festival firsts. When Season 1 debuted in March 2013, telling the story of detective Robin Griffin and her investigation into the disappearance of a young girl in New Zealand, it became the first TV miniseries ever screened at Sundance. 1,072 more words

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TV at Cannes: Inevitable, Perhaps, but Not Everyone Is Pleased

Seeing David Lynch and Jane Campion on the Croisette is no surprise. But that the two Palme d’Or winners are in Cannes with TV series is. 610 more words

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Mansplaining About Women and Film

A fantastic dramatisation of some of the debates around women and film which many of you will recognise. Kathryn Hahn as Chris is a filmmaker whose latest film has just been rejected from the Venice film festival because she hadn’t secured rights to the music. 135 more words

'Top Of The Lake: China Girl' Season 2 Trailer: Nicole Kidman Joins Jane Campion's Drama Starring Elisabeth Moss

“Can you help me?” Words delivered in a whimpering voice on the telephone that no parent wants to hear their child speak — especially the daughter she gave up for adoption and is trying to reconnect with. 224 more words

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