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Sofia Coppola
The Beguiled Photocall - 70th Cannes Film Festival, France - 24 May 2017
US director Sofia Coppola poses during the photocall for 'The Beguiled' during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 24 May 2017. The movie is presented in the Official Competition of the festival which runs from 17 to 28 May.

Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola Makes History as the Second Female Filmmaker to Win Best Director

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has come to an end in history-making fashion. When Jury President Pedro Almodóvar announced the Best Director prize to “The Beguiled” helmer Sofia Coppola, she became the second female director in the festival’s 70-year history to claim the prize. The last woman to win Best Director was Soviet filmmaker Yuliya Solntseva…