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Winter Sleep

Monday, May. 26, 2014

Cannes doesn't in any way resemble the site of roiling class conflict. It's a French Riviera playground for the 1 percent, a sun-dappled land of velvet ropes.

Yet at this year's Cannes Film Festival, which came to a close Sunday after 12 days of...

Saturday, May. 24, 2014

The richly ruminative Chekhovian drama "Winter Sleep" was awarded the Palme d'Or on Saturday, bestowing the Cannes Film Festival's top honor on an intimate, wintery epic set on Turkey's Anatolian steppe.

Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan accepted the award...

Saturday, May. 17, 2014

"Winter Sleep," the bookies' early front-runner for the Palme d'Or, the slow-burning but powerful Turkish family drama, is unafraid to tackle Sartrian questions of personal responsibility — and the hate that lurks beneath a seemingly peaceful family....