MATTEO GARRONE

  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: List of winners May 28, 2012

    Cannes: The 2012 Cannes Film Festival announced its winners on Sunday. Following is a list of the main awards. 1. Palme d'Or (Best Film) 'Love'/Amour (Austria) by Michael Haneke 2. Grand Prix (Runnerup) 'Reality' (Italy) by Matteo Garrone 3. Jury Prize (Third Prize) 'The Angels' Share' (Britain) by Ken Loach 4....
  • Reality TV, celebrity obsession hit Cannes screens May 19, 2012

    Garrone is best known for his last film, the gritty 'Gomorrah' about a Naples crime syndicate. But with 'Reality' he switches gears, creating a modern day fairy tale whose protagonist's soul is slowly and inexorably eroded by the lure of fame. The second film, screening outside the main competition on Saturday,...