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Cannes 2007 / Competition


21 articles available in total starting from 19/04/2007. Last article published on 26/05/2007.

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Kusturica keeps his promise

Kusturica keeps his promise

Cross the hills to go to the village sell his cow, buy a religious icon and find a wife: Tsane makes these three promises to his grandfather, who believes he is dying. It is not the Brothers...  

26/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition

A seducer, An Old Mistress and a young wife

A seducer, An Old Mistress and a young wife

An expert at exploring the dependence between bodies and souls, controversial French director Catherine Breillat – selected for the first time in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival...  

25/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/France

Sokurov and Mother Russia

Sokurov and Mother Russia

A grandmother visiting her grandson (an officer in a military unit stationed in Chechnya) makes friends with a group of Chechen women. Without showing the conflict directly but behind and within...  

24/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition

Fatih Akin between love and hate

Fatih Akin between love and hate

Success opens doors but creates pressure. Four years after Head-On, winner of the Golden Bear in Berlin and acclaimed in numerous countries, Fatih Akin (born 1973 in Hamburg to Turkish parents)...  

23/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/Germany

The Man from London: Tarr, a master of hypnosis

The Man from London: Tarr, a master of hypnosis

The international press is certain to remember for a long time yet yesterday’s official competition screening at the Cannes Film Festival of The Man from London by Hungarian director Béla Tarr,...  

23/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/Hungary

The tragicomic magic of Persepolis

The tragicomic magic of Persepolis

Official competition this afternoon at the Cannes Film Festival had a touch of the unusual, with the press screening of animated film Persepolis, a debut feature made almost entirely in 2D and...  

22/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/France

Bac Films chooses Mexicans and wild card Reygadas

A true darling of the Cannes Film Festival with a 2002 Caméra d’Or Special Mention for his debut film Japan and the controversy triggered by the 2005 official competition screening of Battle in...  

22/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition

Deep emotions in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Deep emotions in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

New York-born director Julian Schnabel took his first successful steps in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival today, where he presented his French production The Diving Bell and the...  

22/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/France

Seidl’s human import/export

Seidl’s human import/export

Fifty year-old Viennese documentary filmmaker Ulrich Seidl previous shook up audiences at the 2001 Venice Film Festival with the sex and violence of Austria’s torrid provinces in Dog Days...  

21/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/Austria

MK2 gives artist Van Sant carte blanche

"Nobody is ever ready for Paranoid Park," says one of the characters at the start of the new film of the same name by US filmmaker Gus Van Sant, at this morning’s official competition press...  

21/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Competition/France

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