Popular Cannes film reflects 'Arab Spring' spirit

By REUTERS
May 21, 2011 16:41

 
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CANNES, France - A film about a woman taking a stand against men in a North African village won cheers in Cannes on Saturday, with some viewers moved by its expression of the spirit of the "Arab Spring" uprisings.

A small handful of critics also booed during the packed screening of "The Source," directed by Radu Mihaileanu, later telling journalists they found its depiction of Arab life over simplistic.

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