A Palme d'Or winning filmmaker, Kiarostami, died in Paris. He had been receiving treatment for gastrointestinal cancer and had travelled to France for a series of operations.
Abbas Kiarostami who won the coveted Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997 for Taste of Cherry, left Tehran last week to undergo treatment for intestinal problems in France
Jean-Pierre Leaud, 71, made his debut at Cannes at just 14 in 1959 in Truffaut's semi-autobiographical masterpiece The 400 Blows, with the director later admitting that the actor was effectively playing him
Dheepan is about the story of a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family in order to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka