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Turkish film wins top honours at Cannes

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Winter Sleep - about overbearing man who controls lives of those around him - called "masterful".

    The Turkish film Winter Sleep has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Winter Sleep is director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's fifth outing at Cannes.

    The film, a dark tale of isolation, is about an overbearing man who controls the lives of those around him. Jane Campion, a film director who led the jury, described the film as "masterful".

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Cannes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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