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Can Homosexual Directors Win Big? They Sure Cannes

Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul won Cannes’ top Palme d’Or prize for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, while Canadian director Xavier Dolan, who wears his hair in a big poof of curls, took home the Regards Jeunes award for Heartbeats. [Passport]

By:           editor editor
On:           May 25, 2010
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  • 2 Comments
    • David Ehrenstein
      David Ehrenstein

      Joe is exceptionally cool. His “Tropical Malady” is one of the best gay love stories ever made.

      May 25, 2010 at 12:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aaron in Honolulu
      Aaron in Honolulu

      I am so amazed with how young filmmaker Xavier Dolan is.

      At 20, his first feature film “I Killed My Mother” was featured at Cannes (one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world) and won 3 awards including the Prix Regards Jeunes award. At 21, he is accepted again into Cannes with his second feature film “Heartbeats” and wins another Regards Jeunes award. WTF!

      I AM SO EFFING JEALOUS!!!!!!!!

      May 26, 2010 at 9:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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