Palme d’Or

Japanese drama ‘Shoplifters’ wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or

Japanese director Hizokazu Kore-eda’s tender portrait of a poor, improvised family “Shoplifters” has won the Palme d’Or, the top award at the Cannes Film Festival. At the closing ceremony Saturday for the 71st Cannes, the Cate Blanchett-led jury selected one of the festival’s most acclaimed entries, one hailed as a modest masterpiece from a veteran … Continue reading Japanese drama ‘Shoplifters’ wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or