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Cannes, David Chipperfield on I.M. Pei, Denise Mina, Sean Edwards

Report from the Cannes Film Festival, including Elton John biopic Rocketman and Ken Loach's Sorry We Missed You. Plus crime writer Denise Mina and Welsh artist Sean Edwards.

News from the Cannes Film Festival, including the premieres of Elton John biopic Rocketman and Ken Loach's Sorry We Missed You. With film critic Jason Solomons.

David Chipperfield pays tribute to fellow architect I.M Pei, famous for his iconic designs such as the Louvre pyramid, who has died aged 102.

Scottish crime writer Denise Mina on Conviction, her latest novel whose narrator is obsessed with listening to true crime podcasts.

Welsh artist Sean Edwards has an exhibition at the Venice Biennale in which his elderly mother performs a monologue each day, broadcasting live from her flat in Cardiff into a Venice Church.

Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Timothy Prosser

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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival


Main image above:  Sir Elton John (Left) and actor Taron Egerton who plays him in the film about his life, the film's Cannes launch

Image credit: Samir Hussain/WireImage

Rocketman opens in UK cinemas on 22 May 2019

Image to the left: The family in Ken Loach's film  Sorry We Missed You - from left: Abby(Debby Honeywood), Liza Jane (Katie Proctor), Seb (Rhys Stone) and Ricky (Kris Hitchen).

Image credit: Joss Barratt




Denise Mina

Denise Mina

Conviction by Denise Mina is out now in hardback.

Image: Denise Mina

Image credit: Ollie Grove

Sean Edwards

Sean Edwards

Sean Edwards's exhibition represents Wales at the Venice Biennale from 11 May to 24 November 2019.

Image: Sean Edwards with his piece Undo the Undone (installation view) Santa Maria Ausiliatrice, Venice 2019

Credit: Courtesy of Sean Edwards and Tanya Leighton, Berlin.

Image credit: Jamie Woodley




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