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Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors
Cannes 2014: 'Winter Sleep,' 'Foxcatcher' take home big honors

The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or. Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved despite having won three previous honors at Cannes as he accepted the award for this thoughtful, discursive film about a former actor and his relationship with his wife, his sister, and his world. “I dedicate this award to the young people of Turkey who lost their lives during the last year,” Ceylan said. This year’s 67th Cannes festival, which included Jane Campion as the jury’s chairman, was an especially good one for...