Festivals & events
17 May 2002 à 13:02
Cannes: films of the day
6 French productions will be showcased this Friday at Cannes.
After winning the Palme d'Or in 1996 for "Secrets and Lies," Mike Leigh returns to Cannes this year with "All or Nothing" (8.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m., Grand Théâtre Lumière). The film was produced by Thin Man Films and Les Films Alain Sarde (distributed by Bac, with foreign sales handled by Studio canal).
Un Certain Regard
"Une Part Du Ciel," first feature by Bénédicte Lienard will be presented this Friday at the Théâtre Claude Debussy (11 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.). Produced by JBA and Arte France Cinéma, the film is distributed locally by Ad Vitam, and abroad by Films Distribution.
"Dix-Sept Fois Cecile Cassard" is also competing for the Camera d'Or today (2 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Théâtre Claude Debussy). This debut film by novelist and screenwriter Christophe Honoré was produced by Sépia and is distributed by ARP Sélection.
"Le Pays Du Chien Qui Chante" by Yann Dedet will be unveiled today at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the Salle Jacques Doniol-Valcroze. This is a debut feature by a director who has worked with French cinema greats such as Truffaut, Pialat, Stévenin, Claire Denis, Cédric Kahn, Patrick Grandperret and Manuel Poirier) and has two short films and a TV film as well as four film scripts to his credit. "Le Pays Du Chien Qui Chante," in the running for the Caméra d'Or, was produced by Gilles Sandoz (Maïa Films) with foreign sales handled by Mercure.
After presenting "A mort la mort!" in 1999, Romain Goupil returns to the Directors' Fortnight with his new film, "Une Pure Coincidence," produced and distributed by Les Films du Losange (2.30 p.m. and 10.15 p.m. at the Salle Jacques Doniol-Valcroze).
International Critics' Week
"Filles Perdues, Cheveux Gras," debut feature by Claude Duty, produced by Bruno Levy for Move Movie, is to be presented this Friday for Critics' Week (screenings at 11 a.m., 5.30 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. in the Espace Miramar). It is worthwhile adding that the director is already out looking for locations for his second feature.
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