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Cannes 2023: Celebrating women, from Jennifer Lawrence to Indian actress Shruti Haasan

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From the record number of seven female directors in the competition to Jennifer Lawrence’s documentary on Afghan women, today we are celebrating the ladies of the Cannes Film festival! In our special programme from the Croisette, we hear from this year’s best actress Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh & actress and women’s rights advocate Salma Hayek.We meet Australian actress and 'Alice in Wonderland' star Mia Wasikowska, who stars in Jessica Hausner’s dystopian drama 'Club Zero' as a cult like teacher who instructs her students that eating less is healthier for the environment. She talks to us about how the idealism of youth can be challenged and exploited.We also meet Indian actress and musician Shruti Haasan who is in Cannes to promote “The Eye”, a psychological thriller directed by Daphne Schmon. She talks to us about female empowerment and India’s “misunderstood” cinema. 

Added on the 24/05/2023 20:41:11 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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