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Festivals & events

25 May 2002 à 13:02

Cannes: films of the day

The last remaining French production, "L'Adversaire," will close the Official Selection of the 55th Cannes Festival.

In Competition:

"L'Adversaire" by Nicole Garcia (Grand Théâtre Lumière, 8.30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
Jury member in 2000, Nicole Garcia returns to the Croisette to present a film for the first time as a director. Inspired by the novel by Emmanuel Carrère, "L’Adversaire" takes up the theme of Laurent Cantet's film "Time Out," released last November: the Romand Affair. In 1993, Jean-Claude Romand murdered his wife, his children and his parents before attempting to take his own life. What led him to do it? This is the crux of the film produced by Alain Sarde and distributed by Bac Distribution. This will be one of the most eagerly awaited appearances of the festival, as we will see the director accompanied by her cast – Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, Emmanuelle Devos and François Cluzet – walking up those famous steps today.

Special Screening:

A restored print of "L’ Auberge Rouge" ("The Red Inn") by Claude Autant-Lara (1951) will be presented at the Salle Buñuel at 7.30 p.m.

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BAC Films

Activities :  Foreign distributor (feature film), Film exports/foreign sales, Executive Producer, Co-production, French distribution

Activities external to film production :  Distributeur

Recent filmography : After the Fire, , Junkyard Dogs, ...

Les Films Alain Sarde

Activities :  Executive Producer, Co-production

Recent filmography : Holy Lola, Life is a miracle, Vera Drake, ...