On the other side (Cannes 2009)

On the other side (Cannes 2009)

On the other side (Cannes 2009)

  From a German point of view of yesterday’s day of competition was particularly exciting because with Fatih Akin’s new film on the other side / The Edge of Heaven a pre-trade post went to the hot race for the Palme d’Or. Akin’s new film is the second part of a trilogy entitled “Love, Death and Devil,” whose first part had provided against the wall at the Berlinale in 2004 caused a sensation. On the other hand, in / The Edge of Heaven, we now explore the theme of death, and so it is no wonder that the

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Fast Food Nation – Cannes 2006

Fast Food Nation - Cannes 2006

Fast Food Nation – Cannes 2006

  Don Henderson (Greg Kinnear) is marketing manager at Mickey’s Fast Food chain, which has its headquarters in Southern California. As it turns out that contaminated meat has got into the burger business, Henderson will be sent out to find out the cause of the scandal. It begins a journey that Don’s view fundamentally changed to his company. For he recognizes that America’s seemingly insatiable appetite for fast food one, in the truest sense of the word is dirty business.

Fast Food Nation is based

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Volver – Cannes 2006

Volver - Cannes 2006

Volver – Cannes 2006

  If his last film, La Mala Educación / Bad Education opened two years ago out of competition, the International Film Festival on the Cote d’Azur, cause a stir, it is this time in Cannes with his latest work as the only Spanish Volver Director represented in the competition: Pedro Almodovar , the flamboyant Summoner human disasters.

Volver means “return” and refers within the plot of the movie in the spirit of a dead mother, who seeks the realms of the living, to assist his daughters in times of crisis.

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Three Times – Cannes 2005

Three Times - Cannes 2005

Three Times – Cannes 2005

  ) Three times, three places and three times a love story with each of the two identical actors (Shu Qi as a woman, Chang Chen as a man: that’s roughly describe the plot of the film “Three Times by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, who yesterday in the competition of Cannes Film Festival View of Cannes was. Three Times was originally been planned as omnibus film, which should result in three parts, each directed by a different filmmaker. But the ambitious project proved to be too complex in realization, so that finally, Hou

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Serbis – Cannes 2008

Serbis - Cannes 2008

Serbis – Cannes 2008

  For every film festival around the world and especially for the Cannes Film Festival, a large media presence is vital. This fact also explains why, like movies with all-star ensemble will be shown at the start and end, they provide the necessary and PR hype pregnant. But there can not shine every film in competition with Hollywood greats, one uses mainly to the middle of the festival to a different gimmicks from the PR handbook: the insznierten scandal. You throw in front of the assembled journalism as a movie

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Delta – Cannes 2008

Delta - Cannes 2008

Delta – Cannes 2008

  An incestuous brother and sister love is at the heart of the Hungarian-German co-production Delta, the director Kornél Mundruczó in competition at the Cannes Film Festival presented. Delta receives its name from the scene of the events and the mouth of the Danube into the Black Sea – one of the few remaining archaic scenery in Europe, which also prevail in just such manners, if you can give Mundruczó faith.

After a long absence returns the brother (Felix Lajkó) back home. There he meets seems to be

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Summer Palace – Cannes 2006

Summer Palace - Cannes 2006

Summer Palace – Cannes 2006

  Difficulties with the Chinese censorship authorities could not prevent the performance of the only Asian competition entry, Summer Palace, at the Cannes Film Festival. The Chinese censors so far refused to release required for an international performance on the grounds that it had submitted a copy of “fuzzy” and the sound “bad”, so that you can not judge the film. Whether the film is now actually “officially” can participate in the competition, is thus still in the stars. However, this is not the first

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Trailer – Adoration – Cannes 2008

Trailer - Adoration - Cannes 2008

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Synecdoche, New York – Cannes 2008

Synecdoche, New York - Cannes 2008

Synecdoche, New York – Cannes 2008

  Charlie Kaufman is unquestionably a man of great talent and enormous influence in Hollywood – after all, leads him to Premiere magazine list of the hundred most important people in Hollywood. In Kaufman belongs to a genus that was previously not known for their influence on the movie business – the scriptwriters. But his films as templates for Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze, 1999), Human Nature (Michel Gondry, 2001), Adaptation (Spike Jonze, 2002), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (directed by

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Waltz With Bashir – Cannes 2008

Waltz With Bashir - Cannes 2008

Waltz with Bashir – Cannes 2008

Waltz with Bashir is a journey into his past by Israeli director Ari Folman and also the rebirth of a virtually unknown film genres – the animated documentary.

The film takes its starting point in a bar where a friend tells director Folman that every night he suffers from a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by wild dogs. The men come to the conclusion that the cause somewhere in their shared experiences during the first Lebanon war in 1982, during which both the Israeli army were to be

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