Dogs triumph in Cannes as canine thriller wins prestigious prize

Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo (R) and actress Zsofia Psotta pose with Buddy the dog at the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 17, 2014Cannes (France) (AFP) – Dogs triumphed in Cannes Friday as Hungarian canine thriller "White God" won the film festival's prestigious prize for innovative work, just hours after its four-legged stars scooped up the unofficial Palm Dog award for pooch talent. The latest film by Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo beat Ryan Gosling's widely panned directorial debut and 18 other movies to take top honours in the Un Certain Regard competition, which seeks to recognise new talent or encourage innovative, daring work.


May 24, 2014 10:21 am

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