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  Cannes Film Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival international du film de Cannes or simply le Festival de Cannes) is a film festival held in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of France.
The first festival coincided with the beginning of World War II and thus was considered to be a failure.
Given massive media exposure, the non-public Festival is attended by many movie stars and is a popular venue for movie producers to launch their new films and attempt to sell their works to the distributors who come from all over the world.
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 2004 Cannes Film Festival: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The cannes film festival is the worlds most prestigious film festival, first held from september 20 to october 5, 1946 in the resort town of cannes,...
A film festival is a mostly annual festival showcasing films, usually of a recent date, sometimes with a focus on a specific genre (e.g....
Cannes ("canas" in provençal) (pronounced) is a city and commune in francecommune in southern france, located on the french riviera, in the alpes-maritimes...
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 Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide : Festival Basics : History (Part 1)
On the surface, a city such as Cannes perhaps might not strike you as the place to host the world's most famous film festival.
Several locations were initially considered for the festival, but the final choice came down to either Biarritz on the Atlantic coast or Cannes on the Mediterranean.
Officially, it was the city's "sunny and enchanting location" which clinched it for Cannes, however most people acknowledge that the real reason for its selection was the fact that the municipal authorities agreed to cough up the dough to build a dedicated venue for the event.
www.cannesguide.com /basics   (554 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival Winners
The Cannes International Film Festival, held annually in May on the French Riviera, attracts the glitterati for its parties as much as for its screenings.
1968 Cannes Film Festival - The festival was canceled because of the unstable political climate in Paris.
CANNES, FRANCE -- Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, poses with his Grand Prize of the jury for his movie, "Uzak," at the photocall of the winners at the closing ceremony of the 56th Cannes Film Festival in
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 Howstuffworks "How the Cannes Film Festival Works"
The main international film festival at that time was held in Venice, Italy, and in 1939, a French film was the shoe-in for first place.
Thousands of films are submitted to the Cannes Film Festival every year, and the selection committee watches every one of them.
The spirit of the Festival de Cannes is one of friendship and universal cooperation.
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 Cannes Film Festival 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bruce attended the Cannes International Film Festival for the first time in 1994 as the star of Atom Egoyan's haunting masterpiece Exotica, which won The International Film Critics Award.
Cannes was incredible, starlets stripping by the pool, being chased by paparazzi.
In Cannes a couple of years ago for Atom Egoyan's Exotica, [Bruce] was constantly stopped and snapped by a throng of paparazzi while cruising the Croisette.
www.brucegreenwood.com /int-art/personal/cannes94.htm   (315 words)

  
 indieWIRE > Cannes Film Festival
The esteemed auteur, a favorite of the festival, was greeted with a clip from his film, "2046" and a live operatic performance.
The film is the second installment in von Trier's trilogy, "USA - Land of Opportunities," and screened in competition at the recent Cannes Film Festival.
There's no film festival in the world that commands such attention, so we at reverse shot thought it might be an opportune time to look back over the last ten years of Palme d'Or winners and see where they went.
www.indiewire.com /cannes   (2682 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival 2003
Iranian filmmaker Samira Makhmalbaf's third film, At 5 in the Afternoon, joins the segment she directed for the film 11'09'01, offering a pessimistic report on women in Afghan society.
For his second film behind the camera actor/director Campbell Scott, invites the audience to a strange universe where emotion rhymes with poetry and dream.
Once past the glossy surface of the film, one notes that the Wachowski brothers created a film with two levels, just like the world in which the protagonists evolve.
www.plume-noire.com /movies/festivals/cannes2003.html   (599 words)

  
 Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Wins Top Honor at Cannes Film Festiva
CANNES, France — American filmmaker Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," a scathing indictment of White House actions after the Sept. 11 attacks, won the top prize Saturday at the Cannes Film Festival.
American director Michael Moore poses with the Palme d'Or awarded for the film 'Fahrenheit 911', while jury president American director Quentin Tarantino stands next to him during the award ceremony of the 57th Film Festival in Cannes, on the French Riviera, Saturday May 22, 2004.
Fourteen-year-old Yagira Yuuya was named best actor for the Japanese film "Nobody Knows," in which he plays the eldest of four sibling raised in isolation, who must take charge of the family when their mother leaves.
www.commondreams.org /headlines04/0522-05.htm   (706 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Film | Features | Cannes film festival: The film US TV networks dare not show
He was asked to trim half an hour off his three-hour series so that it could be shown at Cannes as a film by the festival's artistic director Thierry Frémaux, who in turn had been lobbied by Tom Luddy, who runs the Telluride Film Festival, and Bertrand Tavernier, the great French director and documentary maker.
But the film is even more incendiary for its analysis of what Curtis controversially insists is the largely illusory fear of terrorism in the west since 9/11.
While a two-and-a-half -hour film version is to be given a prime-time Cannes screening, and while the original three-hour series will be shown tonight on al-Jazeera along with a live interview with the director, US telly has run scared from showing it.
film.guardian.co.uk /cannes2005/story/0,15927,1481970,00.html   (1526 words)

  
 Filmfestivals . com - Cannes 2001
Festival heads Gilles Jacob and Thierry Frémaux talk to Ron Holloway about the festival, the competition line-up and their hopes for the future of world cinema.
Raoul Ruiz's new film Les Ames Fortes (Savage Souls) is an adaptation from the novel by Jean Giono and marks a further adventure for this highly prolific and uniquely questing Chilean emigré director, now long since based in France.
It was a star studded arrival, from film teams - including the closing film from Raoul Ruiz - to the stars presenting in the ceremony such as Jodie Foster, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas.
www.filmfestivals.com /cgi-bin/cannes/main.pl?site=us   (316 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival and Market
The Cannes Film Festival is held in the south of France during the month of May every year.
The Palais du Festival is the building that houses the festival and the film market that accompanies it.
The Cannes Market doesn't only comprise of the booths in Palais du Festival, but runs along the entire length of the Croisette, which is the boulevard that runs along the southern coastline of Cannes and adjoining towns, which is called the Riviera.
www.releasing.net /CinemaClassics/cannes2000.html   (611 words)

  
 Cannes International Film Festival - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cannes International Film Festival
International film festival held every year in Cannes, France.
The festival is run by the Association Française du Festival International du Film, created in 1946 with the support of the of the French ministries of culture and foreign affairs.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Cannes+International+Film+Festival   (167 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Cannes Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Cannes Film Festival is a prestigious international film festival.
It has been held annually in Cannes, in the south of France, since 1946 with a few exceptions.
Given massive media exposure, the Festival is attended by many movie stars and is a popular venue for movie producers to launch their new films and attempt to sell their works to the distributors who come from all over the globe.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Cannes_Film_Festival   (227 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Micro-budget film wows Cannes
A Texan child whose mother was in shock therapy, Caouette, 31, was abused in foster care and saw his mother's condition worsen as a result of her "treatment".
Caouette said he had been "inadvertently making this film for 20 years", and telling his story was a cathartic process he needed to go through.
The film's reputation has grown rapidly - the finished version was only finalised for the Sundance Film Festival in January, after which the director received hugs from strangers who had seen it.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/film/3720455.stm   (677 words)

  
 1968 Cannes Film Festival
The festival was canceled because of the unstable political climate in Paris.
Beyond hoopla: the Cannes Film Festival and cultural significance.
CANNES AT 50; Prestigious film festival reels off impressive history.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0150016.html   (150 words)

  
 Variety's Festivals & Markets
For the 13th year, Variety is publishing daily newspapers at the Cannes Film Festival -- news only available on Variety.com/Cannes or on the Croisette.
For "United 93" helmer Paul Greengrass, it's fitting that the film premieres at Tribeca, as the event itself was created as a sort of rehabilitative response to 9/11.
The film makes its global bow today and, based on preliminary statistics and predictions from exhibs and distribs around the world, "Code" looks likely to put Cannes behind it.
www.variety.com /cannes   (509 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival news and movie reviews - The New York Times Cannes Film Festival Journal
I have seen nearly every film in competition and, dear reader, for the most part these are not inaccessible films, meaning they are not difficult to understand or remotely obscure.
If the Cannes festival came equipped with taglines, this year's could easily be "Out of the Past" (or "Return of the Repressed").
At the Cannes film festival, every fleeting conversation could be the difference between failed ambitions and a deal struck on a cocktail napkin.
www.nytimes.com /pages/movies/movieposts   (2402 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Cannes festival opens with drama
The Cannes film festival has opened with a red carpet screening of surreal French drama Lemming, one of 21 films competing for the Palme d'Or prize.
The 58th festival is the world's most prestigious film industry gathering.
Earlier festival head Gilles Jacob called for this year's top prize to be awarded for film-making, not politics.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4533671.stm   (637 words)

  
 MMI Special Report: 56th Cannes Film Festival, 2003
Countries attending the Venice Film Festival in 1935 and 1936 were shocked by the influence of the fascist governments of Italy and Germany on the selection of films and decisions of the jury.
It's principally an international auteur festival of all sizes and shapes, a festival for the film world and market, not the public.
Five in the Afternoon Makhmalbaf's second film in the feature film competition is about how a young girl encounters her new freedom after the topple of the Taliban regime.
www.shoestring.org /mmi_revs/56thcannesfilmf-ms-106445564.html   (541 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival
Cannes is the biggest, most famous and prestigious film festival in the world.
Central Cannes: charming 3 bedroom apartment to rent beautiful and bright, totally refurbished three bedroomed apartment on the first floor of a lovely old building, very close to Rue d'Antibes, the Croisette and the Palais de Festival, with balcony over wonderful pedestrianised street with many chic shops and restaurants.
Beach is two blocks from the apartment and the famous Film Festival Center is 7 min walk from the apartment.
www.info-france.co.uk /riviera/cannes.film.festival.php   (3019 words)

  
 CNN.com - 'Vinci' opens Cannes film festival - May 16, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cannes Film Festival features "the red carpet of all red carpets," according to Bruce Willis.
CANNES, France (AP) -- The film world's grandest red carpet will be crowded with celebrities as usual for the Cannes Film Festival, though plenty of weighty issues and ideas will mix with the glitz.
Director Stone comes to Cannes for a 20th anniversary presentation of his Vietnam masterpiece "Platoon," which will be preceded by preview footage from "World Trade Center," with Nicolas Cage in the story of two policemen trapped in the rubble of the twin towers.
edition.cnn.com /2006/SHOWBIZ/Movies/05/16/cannes.preview.ap   (740 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival News - Inbox Robot
KEN LOACH used a speech at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday to condemn the invasion of Iraq as a scar on Britain's history.
Most critics panned the film when it opened at the Cannes Film Festival but the religious sites that acted as backdrops for the movie are enjoying an...
The reaction immediately after the first press screening at the Cannes film festival on Tuesday was mainly negative, with trade publication Variety setting the tone by calling...
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 Alex Fung's Page > Film Festivals > 51st Annual Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival is generally considered as the most prestigious and important of all film festivals.
The opening film for the festival was Primary Colors, directed by Mike Nichols.
The closing film for the festival was Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Theater/6696/Fest/98cannes.htm   (342 words)

  
 Cannes Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Campion was conspicuous as the only woman director on the stage at the Cannes Film Festival's 50th anniversary celebration this week.
Her film "The Well" is a psychological drama about two very different women whose lives intersect with grave consequences.
Each screening in the two large theaters in the Palais des Festival is preceded by entertaining short film clips called "Preludes." Each has a theme -- such as Mozart or tap dancing -- and illustrates the topic with scenes from films.
www.jsonline.com /enter/movies/cannes/lang.stm   (340 words)

  
 :: rogerebert.com :: Cannes Film Festival :: Jones, July, Jarmusch & Cannes gold (xhtml)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CANNES, France — Tommy Lee Jones walked away from the 58th Cannes Film Festival here Saturday night as a double winner, after his film “The Three Burials of Melquaides Estrada” won him the award as best actor, and the screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga also was honored.
Here she is backstage after winning the Camera d'Or award given to the director of the best first film; all films in all the festival;s categories are eligible.
The Palme d'Or ceremony is held with admirable brevity; the arrival of guests on the famous red-carpeted staircase lasts longer than the awards, which this year included the surprise appearance of Oscar winner Hilary Swank to join her “Million Dollar Baby” co-star and fellow Oscar winner Morgan Freeman in presenting the Palme d'Or.
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 Cannes Film Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cannes, France -- The world press was a polite and receptive audience for Johnny Depp's comments here about what's wrong with America, but his creative variation on the same theme was greeted with hoots and whistles.
Depp's uneven and self-absorbed film, with music by Iggy Pop, is more dream-like than social realism.
Brando doing the film "was more than a blessing, it was more than a dream, it's beyond that," Depp said.
www.jsonline.com /enter/movies/cannes/0512depp.stm   (457 words)

  
 Alex Fung's Page > Film Festivals > 53rd Annual Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival is generally considered to be the most prestigious and important film festival.
The opening film for the festival was Vatel, directed by Roland Joffe.
The closing film for the festival was Stardom, directed by Denys Arcand.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Theater/6696/Fest/00cannes.htm   (340 words)

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