Recap – The “outstanding” performance of Marion Cotillard Evil stones Nicole Garcia, the rant of Gérard Depardieu on Night Stand, the anger of northerners -No-de-Calais after the release of My Loute … See the film of the day.
● the day star
it is no stranger to the Croisette, and yet she has never won reward. This year could be the right one for Marion Cotillard, whose performance in Evil stones, the adaptation of the novel by Milena Agus Nicole Garcia has been hailed by the festival Sunday. “Wonderful,” “sober and intense,” “remarkable” … The Oscar winner “fills the screen” in her role as young Provencale who falls for a wounded soldier (Louis Garrel). Also on the new Xavier Dolan, Just the end of the world , the French increases his chances of finally winning an acting award at Cannes.
● The movie of the day
Driven by delivering Marion Cotillard, the new film by Nicole Garcia planned Sunday in official competition was a sensation. Based on the novel of the Italian Milena Agus, this is the third film French director present at Cannes, after The opponent in 2002 According to Charlie in 2006 Evil stones a portrait of a woman “at the crossroads between an archaic world, a very normative society (…) and at the same time an aspiration that already omen of the modern woman” , explained the director at the press conference. Silly or poetic. Paterson Jim Jamursh, also in competition, has divided critics.
● The heart stroke parallel sections
Accompanied by eleven teenagers Aulnay-sous-Bois that he followed for two years, Olivier Babinet presented his documentary Swagger (selection ACID). Edifying, intelligent, the film highlights the dreams and concerns of suburban youth from a disadvantaged neighborhood of Seine-Saint-Denis, where 50% of families live below the poverty line. Saturday night they had the joy of climbing the steps of the Cannes Film Festival.
● The sequence emotion
And Thelma Louise found. Twenty-five after the release of the masterpiece by Ridley Scott, the Talk Women in Motion, conferences organized at the Hotel Majestic on women’s place in world cinema, was attended by actresses Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis . The latter, appeared in guest-star in the series Grey’s Anatomy believed, naively, that this film was going to change the image of women.
● The jargon of the day
We were expecting more exuberance from Shia Labeouf. Known for his unpredictable and sometimes indecent character, the actor showing A merican Honey Andrea Arnold was not very eloquent at the conference Press the film. Asked about his memories of filming, the actor quickly recounted spending a week with group of young magazine sellers on the Pacific coast of the United States to work better her character. He also told not to have very felt comfortable with the rest of the film crew. A far cry from the time when he insisted to Lars Von Trier to install a camera on his penis while filming Nymphomaniac …
● Controversy day
After the mixed reception received on the Croisette, My Loute Bruno Dumont, released in theaters on May 13 not unanimous among inhabitants of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. These, like the mayor of Wissant, fear that the movie conveys a “negative image” of the region. “I’ll probably see My Loute , but to better criticize. I wish it loose Hauts de France and distorted and negative image he gives … Let him turn to Marseille or even Corsica! “Said Bernard Bracq in an interview with La Voix du Nord . In his series P’tit Quinquin which gathered 1.5 million viewers on Arte, the director, a native of Flanders had already delivered a few glorious image of the inhabitants of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. “I try to perprétrer a tradition. The North is a comical country, “attempted to defend Bruno Dumont.
● Quote of the Day
We knew that the arrival of Gerard Depardieu at Cannes this Sunday does not go unnoticed. Came to present the film Tour de France Rachid Djaïdani, the actor gave an interview to Nice Matin in which he expressed his views on the citizens’ movement organized on Place de la République in Paris’ Night Stand or Sit on the toilet bowl, it’s the same! “he blurted. Before adding: “Night standing is anecdotal. You’re idiots who will compare to May 68, but what does that make? All this will end with the blonde! (Marine Le Pen, president of the National Front, Ed). “He added that he found the festival and its rise pornographic steps. An event where we find every year.