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Latest update : 2014-05-09

All you need to know, one week before Cannes 2014

On today’s edition of Encore, our film critic Lisa Nesselson brings you all you need to know about Cannes 2014, a week ahead of the opening ceremony. From the latest "Grace of Monaco" controversy to who Robert Pattinson is dating, she tells us all.

Also on the show: we birng you an exclusive interview with French director Rachid Bouchareb on his new film "Two Men in Town", a remake of Franco-Swiss film-maker José Giovanni's 1973 movie of the same name.

We also take a look at Georg Mass' latest offering, "Two Lives".

By Melissa BELL

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2014-09-22 music

Weekly Music Show: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's new album

He's the last man standing from the golden era of crooning; she's the pop diva famous for outrageous wigs, over-the-top concerts and dresses made from slabs of meat. France 24's...

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2014-09-19 culture

Author Kiran Desai on early success and the Booker Prize

Booker Prize winner Kiran Desai talks to Clovis Casali about the third novel she's currently working on. Born in India, she's spent most of her life in the United States and...

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2014-09-18 contemporary art

The Biennale des Antiquaires: Where Miro meets million-dollar jewellery and antiques

It’s been called a destination of pleasure. For more than half a century visitors have been coming to Paris' Grand Palais for the grandest and most spectacular of all art and...

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2014-09-17 cinema

Encore's Film Show: Spies, doppelgangers and gay rights activists

Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson discuss the week's big cinema releases, including Philip Seymour Hoffman's last starring role in "A Most Wanted Man", the "Sin City" sequel and...

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2014-09-16 culture

Margaret Atwood: A Prophetic Writer in Paris

Over the past 50 years, her body of work has established her as not just a great writer, but as a sort of prophet forecasting tomorrow's world. She wrote about the female body in...

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