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Cannes: Festival Commentaries

  • May 25th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Cannes Cannes PosterThe Cannes Film Festival on Saturday awarded the Palme d’Or for Best Film to Winter Sleep from Turkey.

During the festivities, the Jury President, Jane Campion, deplored the poor representation of women in the winners’ lists; Cate Blanchett criticised an attack on arts funding in the Australian federal budget; Nicole Kidman starred in the opening film, about a blonde princess; and David Gulpilil won Best Actor in a talent-seeking contest parallel to the main event. … Read More »

Haute Couture: Moving On, Glancing Back

  • June 19th, 2008
  • Posted by 7thmin

inesvu0.jpgA coincidence of events this month has seen France paying its respects to its most-valued of industries, and trade marks…

The names made the parade: Yves St Laurent had died, Carla Bruni, his model (and wife of the President, Nicolas Sarkozy), paid tribute; Ines de la Fressange (picture), much associated with Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel, was presented with the Legion d’Honneur, and a major exhibition was got up in Paris to honour the retirement of one, Valentino. … Read More »

Aussies Go Wild Over European Trend

  • February 18th, 2008
  • Posted by Emma Cillekens

braceletb_big.jpgThe latest fad out of Europe…European charm bracelets. … Read More »