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French Refugee Drama Wins Cannes Top Prize

The French film Dheepan won director Jacques Audiard the Palme d'Or prize, the top honor, at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival. Dheepan is about a group of Sri Lankan refugees who pretend to be a family in order to flee their war-torn country for a housing project in France. Auidard described winning the award as 'exceptional.' The second-place prize, the Grand Prix, went to first-time Hungarian director László Nemes for his Holocaust drama Son of...

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