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An adaptation of the comic strip Bleu est une couleur chaude, Blue is the warmest colour (La Vie d’Adèle – Chapitre 1 & 2) is the fifth feature film by the Franco-Tunisian director, and the first to be selected in Cannes. It tells the story of a passionate love affair between two young women from  [ Read More ]

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From Cannes website: Following the exotic The Descendants, Nebraska is something of a return home for Alexander Payne. The winner of an Oscar in 2011, a member of the Nanni Moretti Jury last year, the director is once again in Competition eleven years after About Schmidt, this time to present a road movie with a  [ Read More ]

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J.C. Chandor has come to present his second feature film, All is Lost, Out of Competition, together with Robert Redford, the film's only actor.   Robert Redford, on his performance: It's a very big challenge being alone, with no crutch, no dialogue, no words. It's a challenge that attracted me a lot as an actor.  [ Read More ]

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From Cannes Festival website Selected in Special Screenings, Frank Simon's documentary Weekend Of A Champion, will be shown in the presence of the film's two central characters: former Formula 1 World Champion, Jackie Stewart and film-maker Roman Polanski, who is also In Competition this year with La Vénus à la fourrure. Between 1965 and 1973,  [ Read More ]

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Julian, an American fugitive from justice, runs a boxing club in Bangkok as a front for his drug business. His mother, the head of a vast criminal organization, arrives from the US to collect the body of her favorite son, Billy. Julian’s brother has just been killed after having savagely murdered a young prostitute. Crazy  [ Read More ]

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Steven Soderbergh, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Richard LaGravenese and producer Jerry Weintraub attended the press conference for the biopic about Valentino Liberace: Behind The Candelabra. Selected extracts. About Valentino Liberace Jerry Weintraub : I am the only one old enough at this table to have known him personally. He led an extraordinary life. There was  [ Read More ]

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As I Lay Dying is the first major film and first Selection at Cannes by actor, producer and scriptwriter James Franco, who first made a name for himself in the role of Harry Osborn, Spider-Man’s nemesis in the Sam Raimi trilogy. Tell us how your film came about. My father recommended As I Lay Dying  [ Read More ]

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The Italian director Paolo Sorrentino and the entire team from his film, The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza), presented in Competition, answered questions from the press. Selected highlights. Paolo Sorrentino on the origins of his film: I’ve known Rome for quite some time. I first went there to work then moved there. I’ve been able  [ Read More ]

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Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight Starring: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Wyatt Russell, Nick Damici, Jack Gore, Michael Parks and Kelly McGillis – Directed by Jim Mickle Jim Mickle's suspenseful horror thriller WE ARE WHAT WE ARE comes full circle. Acquired by eOne for U.S. theatrical rights off of the film's critically acclaimed world  [ Read More ]

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Guillaume Canet © FDC / LOB Guillaume Canet, Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard, and the rest of the team of Blood Ties, presented Out of Competition, answered the journalists’ questions. Selected extracts. Guillaume Canet talking about how his film came about: When Tell No One came out, I received various offers to make a film in  [ Read More ]

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