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Could Sean Baker's movie be the best at the fest?

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We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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Meeting 'cultural activist' and soprano Dima Bawab

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Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-05-07

The World This Week - May 4th, 2012 (part 2)

France’s bruising presidential election campaign concludes with Socialist François Hollande pulling ahead in the polls, but François Picard’s panel points to a fickle far-right electorate that could spring surprises come Sunday. Also, the anti-Europe vote in Greece, and the UK and Washington’s blushes over China’s Chen affair.

  • Christopher Dickey. Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek. Columnist, The Daily Beast;
  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Philippe Moreau Chevrolet. Columnist, Nouvel Observateur;
  • Edward Cody. Paris Correspondent, The Washington Post.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

Watch the first part here.

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