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2006-05-22 08:16:53

By Mike Collett-White CANNES, France (Reuters) - Veteran Spanish director Pedro Almodovar leads the early running in Cannes this year with his bitter-sweet comedy "Volver," as European cinema overshadows Hollywood at the world's biggest film festival.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.