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The Auteurs' Cannes Round-Up

Though 2009 may go down as an unusually average Cannes Film Festival, its size and prestige guaranteed a wealth of films and big name filmmakers that we were all very excited to see.  Below you’ll find an index of all our coverage this year.  Enjoy!

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Cannes 2009: Awards

Cannes 2009: Through the Looking Glass (“Visage,” Tsai)

Cannes 2009: Playtime ("Father of My Children," Hansen- Løve)

Cannes 2009: Favorite Moments, Days 6 & 7

Cannes 2009: Day 8

Cannes 2009: So far, away (details, handheld, Antichrist, and meeting Resnais)

Cannes 2009: A Time and Space Odyssey ("Enter the Void," Noé)

Cannes 2009: Portrait of a Small Town on the Eve of World War I in Germany ("White Ribbon," Haneke)

Cannes 2009: Geographic Anomalies ("Land of Madness," Moullet)

Cannes 2009: Nouvelle Spitfire ("Wild Grass," Resnais)

Cannes 2009: The Saga of a Guerilla in the Philippines ("Independencia," Martin)

Cannes 2009: Pedro Costa, Our Favorite Melancholy Romantic

Cannes 2009: Favorite Moments, Days 4 & 5

Cannes 2009: Pilgrim’s Progress (“A Prophet,” Audiard)

Cannes 2009: Day 6

Cannes 2009: Agent Provocateur ("Antichrist," von Trier)

Cannes 2009: High Midnight ("Vengeance," To)

Cannes 2009: An American Multiplex in Seoul ("Mother," Bong)

Cannes 2009: Night, I Love Thee and Thy Darkness ("Kinatay," Mendoza)

Cannes 2009: A Host of Fools ("Mother," Bong)

Cannes 2009: The Quiet Smart Aleck ("Like You Know It All," Hong)

Cannes 2009: Favorite Moments, Days 3 & 4 (with a dash of 1)

Cannes 2009: Leave Her to Hell ("Abrazos Rotos," Almodóvar)

Cannes 2009: Costa Brief ("Ne change rien," Costa)

Cannes 2009: Questionable Observation ("Politist, Adjectiv," Porumboiu)

Cannes 2009: There outta be a moonlight saving time ("Ne change rien," Costa)

Cannes 2009: Mining for Morals ("The Molly Maguires," Ritt)

Cannes 2009: Sucking Zola ("Thirst," Park)

Cannes 2009: Bodybags are Beautiful (“Air Doll,” Kore-Eda)

Cannes 2009: Day 2

Cannes 2009: Favorite Moments, Days 1 & 2

Cannes 2009: "Tetro" (Coppola)

Cannes 2009: "Embodiment of Evil" (Marins)

Cannes 2009: "Spring Fever" (Lou)

Cannes 2009: Day 1

Cannes 2009: "Up" (Doctor & Peterson)

Cannes 2009 Sneak Peak: Image of the day (and week and month)

Cannes 2009 Line-up

“Unusually average”?
It would have to be, wouldn’t it?
Semantically, you are totally correct. Still, I feel a lot of journalists come out of Cannes is proclaiming the death of cinema or the amazing zenith of its Art. This one was just “meh”.
Fair enough! I am just giving you a hard time. Excellent coverage, by the way. You guys covered an awful lot of ground this year.
My two pennies worth:

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