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Tale of Tales is a new film making its debut at Cannes. It’s an Italian take on fairy tales with a touch of horror. BBC Culture’s Rebecca Laurence takes a look.

David Letterman signs off from US TV after 33 years on the air this week. Without him there would be no Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, writes Keith Uhlich.

She dreamt up a set of piano variations in E-flat while asleep: Alma Deutscher is not your average 10-year-old. Clemency Burton-Hill meets the child prodigy.

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Our Little Sister is a family drama from Japan in the running for the Palme d’Or at Cannes. BBC Culture’s Matthew Anderson meets its director and stars.

The period drama was one of the most acclaimed shows of all time, but its finale was polarising. What did it all mean? Owen Gleiberman takes a look.

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