Cannes Film Festival News

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Cannes: France’s ‘Party Girl’ To Open Un Certain Regard Section

deadline.com – French debut feature Party Girl, written and directed by the trio of Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, has been selected as the opening night movie for the Cannes Film Festival‘s Un Certain Regard section. The title is a bit of a misnomer considering Party Girl is about a 60 year-old night club hostess who still loves men and enjoys partying. 2 days 1 hour ago via brucelee
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Cannes: Andrea Arnold To Lead Critics’ Week Jury

deadline.com – The jury for the 53rd edition of the Semaine de la Critique, Critics’ Week, will be presided over by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold. Arnold’s first short, Milk, ran in the section in 1998. Since then, she’s become a Cannes Film Festival regular which is rare for a female director. In 2006, her thriller Red Road won the Jury Prize in the main competition. 2 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Berlin: Buyers Not Worried About Slow Market, Expect Better in Cannes

feedproxy.google.com – A scarcity of buzz titles and big ticket deals during this year’s EFM left sellers and buyers all looking to Cannes in May to ignite a flurry of deal-making dynamism. 8 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘Dance of Reality’ Gets U.S. Release (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – ABKCO Films has acquired U.S. theatrical and home entertainment rights to Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “The Dance of Reality” nine months after it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The film will be released on May 23 in Los Angeles and New York before expanding. “The Dance of Reality” — Jodorowsky’s first film in 23 years —... 9 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death: Cannes President, Bollywood Pay Homage

feedproxy.google.com – "Life of Pi's" Irrfan Khan says he "left the show in the middle," while an Australian collaborator lauds him as "Meryl Streep with a beard." 9 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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Jane Campion Named Jury President of 2014 Cannes Film Festival

variety.com – New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion will preside over the jury of the 67th Cannes Film Festival. Succeeding last year’s president Steven Spielberg, Campion is the only female director to have won the festival’s Palme d’ Or grand prize for “The Piano” in 1993. “Since I first went to Cannes with my short films in 1986,”... 13 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Lars Von Trier Will Reportedly Premiere Hardcore Version Of 'Nymphomaniac' At Cannes Film Festival In 2014

fb.indiewire.com – As the monthly teasing continues for Lars Von Trier's sex odyssey "Nymphomaniac," there continues to be one surprise after the next when it comes to the film. We've already learned recently that the two-part film may run as long as five hours, and that a TV spinoff is apparently in the works. 29 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Ryan Gosling must protect his mother in the latest trailer for Only God Forgives

joblo.com – With ONLY GOD FORGIVES getting booed at Cannes and panned by many who have already seen it, what did they expect that to do for interest in the movie? I saw several people that weren't originally too hip to checking it out then suddenly wanting to see what all the fuss was about.

43 weeks 17 hours ago via jackiechan
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Wacky Weekend For The Trades On Sharon Stone, Scientology

deadline.com – Must be a case of spring fever at the trades this weekend. Both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter posted head-scratcher stories that prompted extreme reactions. First, Variety, under the guise of something called “Hollywood and Swine,” labels Sharon Stone the prime suspect in the recent rash of jewel thievery that got so much press during the Cannes Film Festival. 44 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Cannes 2013: Alec Baldwin, director James Toback feel 'Seduced and Abandoned'

feedproxy.google.com – The pair see their meta-documentary about failed efforts to get an Iraq-set love story financed as a comment on the film business, which they find arbitrary, ridiculous and riddled with philistinism.CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. 45 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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