UPDATE 1-Turkey's "Winter Sleep" wins Cannes top Palme d'Or prize

May 24, 2014 8:52 PM

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CANNES, France May 24 (Reuters) - Turkish film "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the top Palme d'Or award for best film on Saturday at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, the prize jury announced.

Ceylan, whose three-hour-plus film explores the huge gap between the powerful and powerless in his country, noted that the award came on the 100th anniversary of Turkish film.

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