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Cannes: 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' Takes Queer Palm Prize

Cannes: 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' Takes Queer Palm Prize

Céline Sciamma's Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) has been awarded this year's Queer Palm prize at Cannes. It is the first time the prize has gone to a female director.

The jury was presided over by actress Virginie Ledoyen and composed of director Claire Duguet, comedian Kee-Yoon Kim, and directors Marcio Reolon and Filipe Matzembacher.

"The jury was struck by the director’s artistic mastering and deeply touched by the vision she brings upon artistic creation, [the] blazing heart of this film. We were also greatly moved by ...

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