Babel – Cannes 2006

Babel - Cannes 2006

Babel – Cannes 2006

  After little more than half of the festival, the speculation begin on who wins in this year’s Palme d’Or. In addition to Volver and Red Road is primarily Babel with its complex analysis of the global fear of terrorism one of the hottest favorites for the award. But even before this film was Alejandro González Iñárittu (Amores Perros, 21 Grams), emerging as one of the very great talents, a reputation which he has now confirmed apparently.

The drama begins with a shot somewhere in Morocco, which is passed

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Marie Antoinette – Cannes 2006

Marie Antoinette - Cannes 2006

Marie Antoinette – Cannes 2006

  To be booed at the premiere of a film in Cannes, is certainly a bitter experience, which offers immediate and always makes the rounds. Almost every press release about the previous day on the Croisette boasts displeased with the cries for Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, competition entry, which is obviously the audience as the film festival has already failed.

Even if the quotation that is placed in her mouth and accordingly recommends that the starving French people, but cake ( “brioche”)

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Cannes 2006

The Wind That Shakes the Barley - Cannes 2006

The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Cannes 2006

  In the years following the failed Easter Rising of 1916 and especially after the end of World War II, the atmosphere in Ireland is dominated by explosive and tense. To the increasingly anti-British sentiment on the island to become master, are hastily volunteers – mostly veterans of the war just ended recruits – so as to act against Sinn Fein party and the Irish separatists and support the existing pro-British Police Force Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on. The Black and Tans, as the

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The Da Vinci Code – Da Vinci Code – Cannes 2006

The Da Vinci Code - Da Vinci Code - Cannes 2006

The Da Vinci Code – Da Vinci Code – Cannes 2006

  Eagerly anticipated and already in the run as one of the blockbusters of the World Cup not just glorified poor summer, yesterday opened The Da Vinci Code – Da Vinci Code, the Cannes Film Festival – once more a deep bow to the hegemony of Hollywood in the film. But was also the patriotic heart of the Gauls are looking forward to the designated blockbuster – but also offers this with the Louvre and Audrey Tautou two attractions on the French.

Is not surprising that expectations

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Red Road – Cannes 2006

Red Road - Cannes 2006

Red Road – Cannes 2006

  Jackie (Kate Dickie) works at a Glasgow company that the public space is monitored via video cameras. Their task is to observe people. Jackie life is bleak, the only change has occasional sex with her married lover. One day a man appears on their screens on from her past, a man she never really wanted to meet. But now she is forced to leave their protected space and to connect this man to be compared.

Red Road is the first of several planned movies that are filmed for the “Advance Party” principle.

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