New Michael Moore film shown in Cannes
Entitled Sicko, the movie investigates the current state of the US healthcare system, with Moore interviewing various citizens who have had to pay for costly medical treatment.
And while it concentrates on a different subject than his previous films, his confrontational style and methods of exposure are sure to interest fans of political and social commentary.
Although Sicko is not included in the official competition line-up at the festival, Moore has been the recipient of awards at the event in recent years.
Bowling for Columbine, which examined the culture of guns in America, was previously nominated for top prize the Golden Palm, while Fahrenheit 9/11, a study into the effects of September 11th 2001, won the award in 2004.
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