Japan's 'The Mourning Forest' wins Grand Prix at Cannes

27th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - A stirring Japanese film about death and grief, "The Mourning Forest," claimed the Grand Prix at Cannes on Sunday, the runner-up prize for best picture at the world's premiere filmfest.

CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - A stirring Japanese film about death and grief, "The Mourning Forest," claimed the Grand Prix at Cannes on Sunday, the runner-up prize for best picture at the world's premiere filmfest.

Director Naomi Kawase was in tears as she accepted the prize for her film, "Mogari No Mori" in Japanese, which offered a gentle but powerful look at people haunted by tragic loss.


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Subject: French news, Festival de Cannes

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