Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Cannes Film Festival revives “Mad Max” – The World

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Tom Hardy & quot; Mad Max: Fury Road & quot; George Miller.

The rumored for several weeks, the Cannes Film Festival comes to silence: Mad Max: Fury Road will not open festivities. The film event, which reactivates, thirty years after its creation, the legendary saga of the 1980s, will be clearly shown on the Croisette, but on May 14, the day of the opening, out of competition.

C ‘ Tom Hardy, British actor noticed in Inception (2010) by Christopher Nolan, The Mole (2011), or by Tomas Alfredson still Locke (2013), Steven Knight, who will take over the role of avenger of the road, formerly held by Mel Gibson. Facing him in the footsteps of Tina Turner, Charlize Theron will play one of a warrior by the name of Furiossa empress.

As the first three films, including the blockbuster due out the same day throughout France was directed by George Miller, whose career had taken, from the mid-1980s, a surprising turn toward the children’s film. He was responsible, among others, the Gothic comedy The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Babe 2: Pig in the City (1998) and more recently movies animation Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet 2 in 3D (2011).

The press release of the Cannes Festival provides that the reactive movie post-apocalyptic atmosphere of the saga, and war conditions to water and gasoline that characterized – which has since irrigated whole section of the anticipation cinema. In this year began under the sign of violence and disasters, general delegate Thierry Fremaux may have wanted to give a more cheerful tone to the festival.

For the opening film, the predictions are now tightening on some movies tone more “feel good” as Vice Versa ( Inside Out ), the new animated film from Pixar, In pursuit of tomorrow ( Tomorrowland ), Brad Bird, Pixar defector from the same (and director in 2011 Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol ), with George Clooney in the lead role, or Belles families , comedy by Jean-Paul Rappeneau with a French cast with onions (Mathieu Amalric, Karine Viard, André Dussollier, and many others).


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