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Cannes Gives Top Prize To 'Love'

A scene from Michael Haneke's "Amour"
A scene from Michael Haneke's "Amour"
"Amour," a tale of a devoted Parisian husband caring for his dying wife, has taken the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, bringing a second Palme d'Or to Austrian director Michael Haneke.

The festival jury awarded the second-place Grand Prize to Matteo Garrone's Italian satire "Reality."

Ken Loach's comedy "The Angels' Share" won the third-place Jury Prize.

Acting prizes went to Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen for "The Hunt" and jointly to Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan for the Romanian movie "Beyond the Hills."

Based on reporting by AP, AFP, and Reuters

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