I may not have called it, but I came pretty damn close – and I’m quite happy to be ever so slightly wrong.
Another Cannes is over, and the awards have gone, it seems, to a very interesting selection of films. Let’s dig in.
Palme d’Or – Winter Sleep
Good. Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the Grand Prix three years ago for an incredible film, and this sounds equally intriguing. I’ll be seeing this, and since it won, I might get to do so sooner rather than later. I wonder if we’ll have our first Turkish Best Picture nominee. (Probably not, but let me dream.)