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23 May
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  • Cinéfondation Prizes

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:45 PM

    Cinéfondation Prizes
    In 1998, Gilles Jacob and Pierre Viot created the Cinéfondation to promote the discovery of the new generation of filmmakers. An official selection of films from film schools is therefore presented during the Festival. This year, 17 films from Asia, Europe, North America and South America have been selected from the 1200...
  • Competition: "Synecdoche, New York" by Charlie Kaufman

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:47 PM

    Competition: 'Synecdoche, New York' by Charlie Kaufman
    For his first feature as director, Synecdoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman was selected for the Festival de Cannes Competition in the running for the Palme d'Or, but he is also eligible for the Caméra d’Or. He came to the Croisette once before, with Michel Gondry's film Human Nature (2001), on which he was the screenwriter....
  • Press conference: "Synecdoche, New York"

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 8:50 PM

    Press conference: 'Synecdoche, New York'
    Writer Charlie Kaufman is in Cannes with Synecdoche, New York which marks his directorial début. Accompanying him into the press room were actors Catherine Keener, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Tom Noonan, and Philip Seymour Hoffman and producers Anthony Bregman and Spike Jonze. Excerpts from what was said follow. Charlie...
  • Competition: "Il Divo" by Paolo Sorrentino

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 3:44 PM

    Competition: 'Il Divo' by Paolo Sorrentino
    Il Divo is the second Italian film in the running for a Palme d'Or, following upon Gomorra, and the third by director Paolo Sorrentino to be premiered at the Festival de Cannes, after Consequences of Love in 2004 and The Family Friend in 2006. Il Divo is a feature-length portrait of Giulio Andreotti, an emblematic figure in the past...
  • Press Conference: "Il Divo"

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 6:20 PM

    Press Conference: 'Il Divo'
    For the presentation of Il Divo in Competition, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino met the press, flanked by actors Anna Bonaiuto, Piera Degli Esposti, and Toni Servillo, as well as producers Fabio Conversi, Nicola Giuliano, and Andrea Occhipinti. Excerpts follow: Paolo Sorrentino, on putting together financial backing for the...
  • Competition: "My Magic" by Eric Khoo

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.11.2008 at 12:26 PM

    Competition: 'My Magic' by Eric Khoo
    My Magic, screening in Competition, is a second occasion for the Festival de Cannes to welcome Eric Khoo, after Twelve Storeys, which was selected by Un Certain Regard in 1997. My Magic speaks of love, filial bonds, redemption, and... magic. "It's certainly my most personal film," explains the Singaporean director. "I am a dad myself...
  • Special Screening: "Chelsea On The Rocks" by Abel Ferrara

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:48 PM

    Special Screening: 'Chelsea On The Rocks' by Abel Ferrara
    Abel Ferrara returns to the Festival de Cannes bearing Chelsea On The Rocks, a documentary featured in a Special Screening. The American director has presented numerous films on the Croisette in the past: Bad Lieutenant (1992) and R Xmas (2001) at Un Certain Regard; The Blackout (1997) and Go Go Tales (2007) out of Competition, and...
  • Press Conference: "Chelsea On The Rocks"

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 9:05 PM

    Press Conference: 'Chelsea On The Rocks'
    At the press conference for the documentary Chelsea On The Rocks, director Abel Ferrara appeared with actors Dennis Hopper, Jamie Burke, and Shanyn Leigh, and producers Jen Gatien and Christ Zois. Choice morsels: Dennis Hopper, on his own experience at the Chelsea Hotel: "I didn't go to New York until I was 18 or 19 years old. I...
  • Un Certain Regard: "Tulpan" by Sergey Dvortsevoy

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:48 PM

    Un Certain Regard: 'Tulpan' by Sergey Dvortsevoy
    As director Sergey Dvortsevoy's film Tulpan, selected by Un Certain Regard, is a debut feature, it is eligible for the Caméra d’Or. It takes us to the Kazakh steppe to watch what becomes of Asa, a young sailor just discharged from military service. He is eager to start a new life as a shepherd, like his sister and her husband, but...
  • Un Certain Regard: "Parking" by Mong-Hong Chung

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 24.05.2008 at 9:59 AM

    Un Certain Regard: 'Parking' by Mong-Hong Chung
    Screening in Un Certain Regard, Parking by Mong-Hong Chung is the second directorial debut of the day, a competitor for the Caméra d’Or. The Taiwanese feature describes an eventful night in the life of Chen Mo. It's Mothers' Day, and he is supposed to have dinner with his wife. Unfortunately, he can't move his car, because somebody...
  • Cannes Classics: "24 Hours in the Life of a Woman" by Dominique Delouche

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:50 PM

    The Cannes Classics program winds up this evening at 8pm with the screening of a restored print of Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman by Dominique Delouche. Made in 1968, and expected to premiere at Cannes that year, the film also concludes the Festival's salute to the 40th anniversary of those historical events. Adapted from a...
  • The 16th ADAMI "Cannes Talents" Event

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 6:36 PM

    The 16th ADAMI 'Cannes Talents' Event
    For the sixteenth consecutive year, the Festival de Cannes welcomes the Cannes Talents program organized by ADAMI, the agency which adminsters and protects the rights of actors and musicians. For the first time, auditions were open to all professional actors, regardless of age. Twelve actors, selected from 1,700 applicants, have...
  • The Fifth Short Film Corner

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 23.05.2008 at 6:34 PM

    The Fifth Short Film Corner
    Since its inception in 2004, the Short Film Corner has become an annual event film-industry professionals are careful not to miss, an excellent opportunity for directors, producers, and distributors to discover the talents of tomorrow. For the fifth consecutive year, this program, aimed at promoting the diffusion of short films and...
  • Cinefondation Atelier: Abdi Ismael Jama - "Queleh"

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 03.06.2008 at 12:51 PM

    Spotlight on the Cinéfondation Atelier, which is presenting 15 projects seeking completion money for their already partially funded films: introducing Abdi Ismael Jama from Somaliland with the film project Queleh... “This is my first time in Cannes; I came with my producer, Guillaume de Seille at Arizona Films, the one who applied...
  • Cinéma de la Plage: "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" by Robert Aldrich / Concert: Psychedelic music in film

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 24.05.2008 at 12:40 PM

    Cinéma de la Plage: 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?' by Robert Aldrich / Concert: Psychedelic music in film
    At 8:30pm, as part of the program of musical preludes to outdoor screenings on the beach, Cannes will devote a twilit evening to psychedelic music in the movies, while honoring David Lynch and his oeuvre. The Cinéma de la Plage will then offer festival-goers an opportunity to enjoy the classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? by...
  • Actors present in Cannes

    the 23.05.2008 at 12:00 AM - Updated on 24.05.2008 at 10:39 AM

    Actors present in Cannes
    Present in Cannes today: Edouard Baer, Saleh Bakri, Emmanuelle Béart, Guy Bedos, Richard Bennett, Ondasyn Besikbasov, Jean-Marie Bigard, Yavuz Bingol, Rachel Blanchard, Anna Bonaiuto, Sandrine Bonnaire, Francis Bosco, Nicolas Bro, Barbara Cabrita, Campino, Stefano Cassetti, Chen Chang, Daniel De Oliveira, Mélanie Doutey, Faye...

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