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A Cannes Recap

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A Cannes Recap

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A Cannes Recap

A Cannes Recap

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Critic at large John Powers has just returned from the Cannes film festival. The top prize winner at Cannes was director Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes the Barley, a film about the Irish rebellion against British rule and the country's subsequent civil war.