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'Blue is Warmest Color' wins top Cannes prize

From left, director Abdellatif Kechiche, actors Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux react after they received the Palme d'Or award, the top award at Cannes, for the film "Blue is the Warmest Color:The Life of Adele" during an awards ceremony at the 66th international film festival in southern France on Sunday.
From left, director Abdellatif Kechiche, actors Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux react after they received the Palme d'Or award, the top award at Cannes, for the film "Blue is the Warmest Color:The Life of Adele" during an awards ceremony at the 66th international film festival in southern France on Sunday.
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The tender lesbian romance “Blue is the Warmest Color: The Life of Adele” won the hearts of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, taking its top honor, the Palme d’Or. The jury, headed by Steven Spielberg, took the unusual move of awarding the Palme not just to Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche, but also to the film’s two stars: Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux. The three clutched each other as they accepted the award, one of cinema’s ...

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