Festivals & events
23 May 2002 à 13:02
Cannes: films of the day
Today on the Croisette we will see 3 French feature films and a special screening of short films, including 4 French productions screened as part of Critics' Week.
"Le Fils" by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Grand Théâtre Lumière (8.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.).
After winning the Palme d'Or at the 52nd Cannes Festival for "Rosetta," the Dardenne brothers return to the Croisette this year to present their latest film, "Le Fils," produced by their own company, Les Films du Fleuve, and Archipel 35. The film is distributed by Diaphana, with international sales handled by Celluloid Dreams.
"Unknown Pleasures" ("Ren Xiao Yao") by Jia Zhangke, Grand Théâtre Lumière at 4 p.m.
A third feature for Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke, "Unknown Pleasures" was co-produced by Lumen Films, and is distributed in France by Ad Vitam, and abroad by Celluloid Dreams.
"Kagami No Onnatachi" by Yoshida Kiju, at 7.30 p.m. at the Salle Buñuel.
An old woman, her daughter and her grand-daughter set out for Hiroshima in an attempt to rebuild their lives. "Kagami No Onnatachi," the latest film by the Japanese director, was co-produced by Sepia Production.
The European Film Festivals Committee will present a program of short films that demonstrate the vitality of European short film production, as part of Critics' Week. Among these are four French films:
– "Intimisto" by Licia Eminenti (2 p.m.)
– "Textiles" by Jérôme Brière (10 p.m.)
– "Les Attaches Fines" by Richard Sidi (10 p.m.)
– "El Puente" ("Le Pont") by Laurent Guillermin (10 p.m.)
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST