The director of Far from Heaven returns to the America of the Fifties with the film Carol presented in Competition this year. Acting in front of his camera are Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Sarah Paulson. Todd Haynes makes his comeback on the Croisette nearly 17 years after Velvet Goldmine. Carol, played by Cate Blanchett,  [ Read More ]

fincher's thegirlwiththedragontattoo

David Fincher’s adaptation to Stieg Larsson’s novel (already become a movie in 2009 directed by Niels Arden Oplev and starring Noomi Rapace) is the confirmation that north European arts of the last years can influence the international productions in adaptations and remakes (see “Let Me In” story: from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s story to Tomas Alfredson’s  [ Read More ]