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Palme

An obsolete Danish unit for circumference approximately equivalent to 8.86 centimeters.
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At the time of his death, Mr Palme had been accused of being pro-Soviet and not safeguarding Sweden's interests.
French actress Catherine Deneuve was drafted in at the last minute to present the Palme d'Or.
This year's winner of the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, FAHRENHEIT 9/11 is being released by a coalition of companies that includes Bob and Harvey Weinstein's Fellowship Adventure Group, a newly-created special-purpose company; Lions Gate Films (AMEX and TSX: LGF); and IFC Films.
This year, there is one female Palme d'Or contender, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi with her first feature 'A Chateau in Italy.
Wavex Touch, who is a gold sponsor at Palme Middle East, will be launching several products at the exhibition, including two products specifically targeting the education sector - the Wavex interactive whiteboards, and the Wavex interactive classroom software, where teachers can remotely manage and control students' PCs in a classroom.
Sleeping Beauty" is one of two first-time films in competition, the other being "Micheal" by Austrian director Markus Schleinzer, who served as casting director on the 2009 Palme d'Or winner "The White Ribbon".
About 20 Grade 7 learners from Olof Palme Primary were chosen to participate in the project.
I CAN never understand why people get worked up over who will win the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Palme d'Or jurors Tim Burton and Kate Beckinsale, plus Hollywood actresses Helen Mirren, Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria also made the opening night festivities at the famous Palais des Festivals.
Closed airports have not stood in the way of attending this year's PALME exhibition, highlighting its importance among the international AV and entertainment industry.
Angelina Jolie joined Brad Pitt at the Palais des Festivals for the red-carpet screening of his movie Inglourious Basterds, which is up for the coveted Palme d'Or for best movie at the film festival.
FILM director Ken Loach was celebrating today after his Irish civil war drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley scooped Cannes Film Festival's biggest award, the Palme d'Or, during a triumphant night for British film.