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just you know. that's what you. believe. in a special. georgia choose your favorite. news live from berlin the results are in from the cannes film festival and the palme d'or for best film is gone to south korea. for his dark comedy parasite fresh from. expert joins us in the studio to discuss all the dreams decisions. also south africa swears in its president's. pledge and battle corruption and he
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takes office and. we hear from our correspondent about the challenges he faces. a michael thanks for joining us the 2019 cannes film festival has come to a close with a star studded award ceremony the festival's top prize the palme d'or went to south korean director bob hope for his black comedy parasite the prize for a parasite marks the 1st korean film ever to win the honor for best film at cannes the festival 2nd place award the grand prize went to french senegalese director of film atlantis i'm joined now by scott rock star from our culture desk wow. my 1st thought. was. surprise parasite well of the it was
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a surprise for me because this is the 1st time that the jury and i have agreed on what should win won the palme d'or going there many many years parasite was my favorite film this year that usually means it wins nothing this time the jury agree with me finally they got it right no this is amazing film it is the 1st time a korean film has won the top prize in cannes but junho is a very established director and well known in cannes has been accomplished a number of times before this film is really incredible it's sort of a sort of comedy hitchcock in a thriller it's about a family of poor family of a sort of a small time con artist who managed to con their way into a rich family's home and start working for them and so the 2 families become intertwined and the film is so delicately done that you're not quite sure as the film goes on who's actually conning who is the actual parasite of the film's title good movie brilliant brilliantly done wonderfully executed and a really deserved winner it sounds like there's some thriller aspects journey much
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thriller but also a very very funny and beautifully shot of every part of this film works perfectly any other surprises at the festival the number 2 prize amount to the up that you mentioned. also a very very good film a surprise just because she's a 1st time film director and to jli 1st time directors don't have much of a chance to win top prize in cannes but it's also a real 1st because this is the 1st time this is she's the 1st black woman to ever have a film in competition in cannes and and it was quite impressive she's also an actress and that really shows in the performances that she gets out of our actors in this film it's senegal where she's from and it's sort of the refugee story but it's told from the other side not from the european side which is often the case here but it's told from the people who are left behind when there are the women who are left behind when their men try to flee over the atlantic to europe but it's just that it's also a supernatural elements it's a bit of a ghost story difficult to explain in a couple. couple of seconds but very wary well worth watching and really shows
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a very impressive debut performance i mean for a 36 year old 1st time director to deliver a movie like this is really beyond belief and tony harris who certainly not a 1st timer won for best actor also deserved it completely deserve completely deserved. stars in pain and glory which is from. the spanish director this film is essentially of ours life story is slightly fictionalized but it's a story of a gay spanish director who comes up through the sixty's and seventy's and becomes less international star blah blah. plays our character and beautifully this wonderful sort of broken heart love story man that he used to love meets again 32 years later anyone who loves stones will love this movie and i mean i've always been a fan but he really reaches another career high with the sort of opened the segment
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by saying wow is the fact that there was so much noise being made. and yet i see he is not in the winnings you know he was he was locked out this year his film was hollywood which caprio and brad pitt was a great great movie one of my favorites really shows and also at the top of his powers and this is 25 years since he won. the palme d'or for pulp fiction a launch this year was a pothole he's amazing film really really well received by the critics but maybe turned he was just too big he doesn't really need another palme d'or it would be nice to get 125 years after he is clearly got started with. but i don't actually think he'll be upset by this because he's a huge fan of. the best director in asia so i think he'd be satisfied that he got the top prize thank you for adding color to the cannes film festival wrappings thanks so much. sirrah has been sworn in as president of south africa after
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being returned to office in elections earlier this month he's promised a new dawn for the country which suffers from high crime slumping economic growth and high unemployment ram poses presidency follows a corruption scandal that brought down his predecessor the you know gratian took place in a stadium in pretoria with regional leaders in attendance. was an ecstatic reception for the false democratically elected president since the end of apartheid was more than $30000.00 people gathered to watch several of them opposed take the presidential oath. was in his inaugural address he promised that his presidency would assure in a new era. challenge is not a walk on the truth they are huge and they are you know. but they are not insurmountable. they can be soem. an arctic stand
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here to say. that they are going to be sold. problems including rampant corruption a series of scandals forced former president jacob zuma to step down in 2018 and from a poser took over as president he was returned to office in this month's election but vote has to live in the west africa results for his ruling african national congress party from opposing those restoring confidence is a mammoth task. through no fault that will do not work especially the your. recent time our people have watched a some of those in a home they have invested they are crossed there is not a man not to the temptation of kawar and greater. corruption has strangled economic
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growth in south africa where unemployment tops 25 percent a quarter of a century since the end of apartheid it remains one of the world's most economically unequal countries there are high hopes for them oppose a there's a big question mark over whether he can deliver on his promises his fast test picking ministers free from the taint of corruption when he chooses his cabinet next week. now to some of the other stories making news around the world malawi's high court has ordered a vote recount for roughly a 3rd of the districts in the country's presidential election the move comes after opposition groups complained of rigging in the may 21 poll the national electoral board suspended its results tally on friday after receiving some 147 complaints from various parties. the mayor of leone in france has condemned an explosion which took place in a central pedestrian shopping street yesterday calling it in comprehensible the blast left 13 people wounded police say they are searching for one man in
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connection with the incident no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. us president donald trump has arrived for a 4 day state visit in japan the meeting is supposed to strengthen ties and trade relations between the 2 countries will meet with japan's prime minister and business leaders and will also attend a dinner at the imperial power so. it's day 3 of voting in the e.u. parliament elections malta slovakia and to head to the polls now with the czech republic entering its 2nd day of voting most countries vote tomorrow with the results expected late sunday night and of course we'll have full coverage of those elections both on air and online tomorrow. it's been a nother deadly week on mount everest where at least 6 more climbers have died that means at least 9 mountaineers have perished on the world's highest mountain since
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this year's climbing season began guides who are blaming some of those deaths on overcrowding you tell us more about this is. myers my thanks for joining us what is happening on top of the world it is pretty tragic situation so we have a photo that was taken by a nepalese mountain climber name near him. as he himself was about to summit the mountain this is his twitter account and use just see this looks like a line trying to get on a roller coaster this is about 200 people deep and it's a little traffic jam it's a traffic jam but these these climbers are standing there this is a blog that was also following the same problem these climbers are standing there for hours in high altitudes low oxygen bearskin frostbite which are some of the biggest killers when you're on the top of everest no one sure are going to told the a.f.p. that a person who died died from being stuck in this traffic jam for 12 hours now here's
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the thing about everest you don't just get to show up and walk up the mountain you need a permit to climb the mountain this year the nepalese government has issued 400 permits and the number of people who are about to summit everest this year is due to break the record that it's at last year the other thing is that is actually a very short climbing season for everest you can really only go safely in april and may this year there's been a lot of bad weather in april and may and suddenly there was a burst of good weather recently and all of these climbers this record number showed up and they all rushed for the summit all the same time and with very tragic results and everyone's trying to pack it in so what can be done about this i mean short of just not issuing as many permits this is the big questions of the nepalese government is now under a lot of pressure to limit the number of permits that it gives out problem is nepal is a rather poor country a quarter of a. the population lives below the poverty line everest and tourism are a big draw for them and these permits that they sell cost about 10000 euro so if
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you're not paul you know what do you do about it maya thank you so much for that now a faceoff united nations maritime board says russia must immediately free ukrainian sailors it's been holding for months and release their vessels last november russia fired on in seize 3 ukrainian ships off the crimean peninsula that prompted ukraine to appeal the un's international tribunal for the law of the sea russia didn't immediately say how it would respond to today's ruling the confrontation marked a major escalation of tensions between the 2 countries in the conflict over russia's 24000 annexation of crimea. a russian coast guard boat last november as it prepares to ram a ukrainian naval vessel captain can be heard shouting at his crew to stay the course. but the confrontation didn't stop there. russia
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called in fighter jets and helicopters and shots were fired wounding some of the ukrainian sailors the ships were impounded and the sailors arrested now 6 months on russia still holding both the ships found the $24.00 crew members both sides blame each other for the confrontation moscow says the sailors crossed illegally into its territorial waters with weapons on board and ignored repeated warnings to turn back the men are set to go on trial and could face up to 6 years in prison ukraine maintains its ships were in international waters the incident occurred in the narrow coach straight between russia and crimea at the heart of the dispute is russia's annexation of crimea in 2014 which most of the world views are illegal. ever since then tensions in this region have been high and dry bilateral treaty before the annexation both countries agree to share these territorial waters but
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russia says the agreement doesn't apply to military vessels ukraine disputes that and is demanding the immediate return of its ships and sailors. formula one racing now where driver lewis hamilton has won pole position for sunday's monaco grand prix it's the 85th time the defending world champion will take the top spot on the starting grid will be joined by teammate valtteri bottas in the front row red bulls max 1st stop in qualifying 3rd in ferrari's sebastian vettel for. preceding sunday's formula one race in monaco is the formula which held its so-called eat pricks here in berlin it's the 10th race of the season for the series which only uses cars with electric motors the track is built around berlin's forma tempelhof airport in the race last only 45 minutes brazil's degrassi finished in 1st place that means the audi drivers now 2nd in the overall. it was followed by sebastian
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grammy in 2nd and overall leader jon benet and. this is news from michael who i'll be back with more news at the top of the hour coming up next the film 19491 year to germany straight through. it's all happening to children in africa. surely news from africa the world your link to exception these stories and discussions continue on with comes after training program tonight from for an exam week from the z tower at woodside
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