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Cannes Titles 'Snowtown' and 'Polisse' Find Domestic Distribution

Cannes Titles 'Snowtown' and 'Polisse' Find Domestic Distribution

Karin Viard, Joey Starr and Marina Foïs in Polisse It's a nice surprise to see a pair of films I enjoyed at Cannes find themselves domestic distribution beginning with Maïwenn's Jury Prize-winning Polisse, a film I referred to as "a fast-paced, tragic, touching, emotional and occasionally hilarious look at the French police's Child Protective Unit... Read more »

Cannes 2011: And the Palme d'Or Goes to 'The Tree of Life'

Cannes 2011: And the Palme d'Or Goes to 'The Tree of Life'

Brad Pitt and Hunter McCracken in The Tree of Life Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures My time in Cannes is complete and now the festival itself is complete as today the jury announced the winners of the 64th Cannes Film Festival with the Palme d'Or going to Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Personally, I would... Read more »

2011 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced

2011 Cannes Film Festival Lineup Announced

Photo: Cannes Film Festival This morning the Cannes Film Festival announced the line-up for the 64th edition of the fest, which will run from May 11-22. Before getting to the films, managing director of the festival, Thierry Frémaux, announced that 1715 films were submitted for consideration, representing 33 countries. Of those films 19 were included... Read more »