Lesbian love story La Vie d'Adele wins top prize at Cannes

By REUTERS
May 26, 2013 22:22

CANNES - Lesbian love story La Vie d'Adele, by French director Abdellatif Kechiche, won the Cannes film festival's top honour, the Palme d'Or, on Sunday. La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest Colour) beat 19 other films in the main competition at the world's biggest film festival to take home one of the most coveted prizes after the Oscars.

The top acting awards went to US actor Bruce Dern for Nebraska and French actress Berenice Bejo in Le Passe (The Past).


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