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Palme d'Or and More
Terrence Malick's much loved and much despised film, The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain, with a cameo by Sean Penn, won the Palme d'Or the Cannes Jury announced today.
Kirsten Dunst took th top prize for Melancholia, Jean Dujardin for The Artist, in the acting categories.
The Kid With a Bike, by the Dardenne brothers tied with Once Upon a Time in Anatolia by Nuri Bilge Ceylan's for the Grand Prix, while actress/director Mainwenn's "Polisse" took home the Prix du Jury.
In an era of mass surveillance, and increasingly broad rules of engagement given to law enforcement, you would think that the FBI wouldn't need to carefully manufacture cases against ordinary citizens to show that they're winning the so-called "war on terror." See more »