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Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof pictured in 2009

Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof to attend Cannes Film Festival 2013, his first public appearance since prison

Three years after he was imprisoned for alleged anti-regime propaganda, the director is bringing a new secretly filmed feature to the festival called Manuscripts Don't Burn

Director Steven Spielberg will serve as jury president of Cannes 2013

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Steven Spielberg will serve as jury president of the 66th Cannes Festival this May.

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Pandit Ravi Shankar was central to the world’s image of what Hindustani classical music was. He continually happened to be in the right place at critical junctures in its popularisation. More relevantly, he made his own fate.

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Language: The cussing room floor

Ken Loach is the latest director to complain about censorship, says Tim Walker. The rules on swearing are so arbitrary, it's no wonder he's effing and blinding

Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Dictator' takes his camel out in Cannes

'The Dictator' knows how to make a scene.

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Guy Ribes: The forger making a good impression in the film world

Jailed for faking Renoirs, Guy Ribes returns to take key role in biopic of French master

Film agents win life of Busby

London-listed Intandem Films has been named as sales agent for a movie loosely based on the life of the late Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in films competing at Cannes

Will there be blood on the red carpet? Twilight couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart go head to head for the Palme d'Or

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Album: Air, Le Voyage dans la Lune (EMI)

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The hamlet of Küstendorf is like a Disneyland for cinema auteurs. Built by double-Palme d'Or-winning director Emir Kusturica, the village has streets named after Federico Fellini and Jean Vigo. The cinema is called the Stanley Kubrick Theatre and the restaurant carries the moniker Visconti. It's also been home to the Küstendorf Film and Music Festival since 2008.

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