French director Rebecca Zlotowski, whose film "An Easy Girl", won the Directors' Fortnight section at the Cannes film festival. AFP Photo CANNES — A film starring a former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film festival on Thursday. An Easy Girl was named the best film in the Directors' Fortnight section with the judges lavishing particular praise on the big screen debut of Zahia Dehar, who made headlines when she was allegedly paid for sex when she was 17 by French soccer stars Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema. The players were acquitted of all criminal charges in 2014 when a Paris court ruled that they had been unaware of her age. Zahia, now 27, plays a "glamazon" party girl who leads her 16-year-old cousin through a summer of sexual and political awakening amid the nouveau riche jet set on the French Riviera. Critics had heaped praise on the Algerian actress's performance, … [Read more...] about Football scandal girl film wins a top Cannes award
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The organic food market is getting more and more vibrantTa Duy, artist “hunting” beauty from simple lifeSwisstouches La Luna Resort Nha Trang condotel investment offers overseas study opportunitiesConsumer Trust - the glue between business win customersSBT to sell $60m worth of convertible preferred shares to foreign investors What made the life work of Bill Bensley on Sơn Trà Peninsula - InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort - conquering travelers and global experts, to be honoured “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018”? Let’s listen to answers from the birth parents of the World Travel Awards, Graham E.Cooke. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the World Travel Awards (WTA). Could you tell us how WTA was born? I started World Travel Awards in 1993, aiming to recognise, award and honour outstanding brands across the hospitality industry. This year, we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the WTA, with a … [Read more...] about Why did Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort win the prize “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018″?
A scene in ’Silent Night’, directed by Piotr Domalewski. The film is competing at HANIFF 2018. It’s one of 10 Polish films that will be screened in big cities in Việt Nam. — Photo raindancefestival.comViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Many Polish films are being screened in Hà Nội, HCM City and Đà Nẵng as part of the Hà Nội International Film Festival (HANIFF 2018). With the motto “Cinema - Integration and Sustainable Development”, HANIFF is taking place from October 27-31 with the participation of nearly 50 countries and territories from around the world. Poland, home to talented and world-renowned movie directors, will bring its feature-length film Silent Night directed by Piotr Domalewski to take part in the competition of the HANIFF. The film is about Polish people who leave their country to earn a living abroad. They face difficulties while trying to earn money and mend broken family bonds. … [Read more...] about Polish films to be screened in cities
Other members of jury include Polish production designer and set decorator Allan Starski, Iranian director Shahram Mokri, Korean producer Lee Dong Ha and Vietnamese actor and producer Ngo Thanh Van. Japanese director Kohei Oguri won the Grand Prize of the Jury at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival for his film The Sting of Death, which tells the story of couple isolating themselves from the outside world as the attempt to salvage their faltering marriage. In 1985, he was a member of the jury at the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. His other works include Sleeping Man, Buried Forest and Foujita. Meanwhile Allan Starski is best known for winning an Oscar for best production design for Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List along with Ewa Braun. In 2002, he won a Cesar for The Pianist by Roman Polanski and continued to work with this renowned director on Oliver Twist. Shahram Mokri won the special orizzonti award for innovative content at the 70th Venice International Film Festival for … [Read more...] about Japanese director Kohei Oguri to chair Hanoi film festival jury
These structures have significantly contributed to popularizing Vietnam’s image to the outside world. Bamboo Dai Lai Complex, Vinh Phuc This structure won gold medal for the resort building category and the Building of the Year Award from the Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) in 2014. Images of Bamboo Dai Lai Complex in Vinh Phuc province Located about 50 kilometers from the center of Hanoi capital, the complex consists of Bamboo Wings Restaurant and Dai Lai Conference Hall. The construction of the restaurant began in 2009 while the conference hall was built three years later. Both were designed by architect Vo Trong Nghia and his colleagues. It is one of the first Vietnamese structures that has won international prizes, marking the development of the domestic construction sector as well as helping beautify Vietnam in the eyes of international friends. Notably, the two projects are mainly made from bamboos, creating a feeling of natural space and … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s world-popular structures