Latest Climates Stories

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. Also catching critics' eye as the annual orgy of pictures, publicity and parties reached the halfway point on Monday is a first-time filmmaker from Britain, Andrea Arnold, with "Red Road" and Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan with "Iklimler"...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.