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#1 of 16 OFFLINE   Jean-Michel

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Posted April 23 2003 - 04:47 PM

IN COMPETITION

A Cinq Heures de l'Aprés-midi (At Five in the Afternoon) - Samira Makhmalbaf, Iran/France
Akarui Mirai (Bright Future) - Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan
The Brown Bunny - Vincent Gallo, U.S.
Carandiru - Hector Babenco, Brazil
Ce Jour-là - Raoul Ruiz, France
Les Côtelettes - Bertrand Blier, France
Il Cuore Altrove (The Heart is Everywhere) - Pupi Avati, Italy
Dogville - Lars von Trier, Denmark
Elephant - Gus Van Sant, U.S.
Les Égarés - André Téchiné, France
Father and Son - Alexander Sokurov, Russia
Les Invasions Barbares - Denys Arcand, Canada/France
Mystic River - Clint Eastwood, U.S.
The Moab Story / The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1 - Peter Greenaway, Netherlands/UK
La Petite Lili - Claude Miller, France
Purple Butterfly - Lou Ye, China
Shara - Kawase Naomi, Japan
Swimming Pool - François Ozon, France
Tiresia - Bertrand Bonello, France
Uzak - Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey

OUT OF COMPETITION

OPENING FILM: Fanfan la Tulipe - Gerard Krawczyk, France
Mansion by the Lake - Lester James Peries, Sri Lanka
The Matrix Reloaded - Andy and Larry Wachowski, U.S.
Qui a Tué Bambi? - Gilles Marchand, France
Le Temps du Loup - Michael Haneke, France/Austria
Les Triplettes de Belleville - Sylvain Chomet, France
Vai e Vem - João Monteiro, Brazil
CLOSING FILM: Modern Times - Charlie Chaplin, U.S.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Charlie: The Life and Art of Charlie Chaplin - Richard Schickel, U.S.
The Fog of War - Errol Morris, U.S.
Il Grido d'Angoscia dell'Uccello Predatore 20 Tagli d'Aprile - Nanni Moretti, Italy
The Last Customer - Nanni Moretti, Italy
S-21, la Machine de Mort Khmer Rouge - Rithy Panh, France/Cambodia

UN CERTAIN REGARD

OPENING FILM: En Jouant "Dans la Compagnie des Hommes" - Arnaud Desplechin, France
All Tomorrow's Parties - Lik Wai Yu, Hong Kong
American Splendor - Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, U.S.
Crimson Gold - Jafar Panahi, Iran
Drifters - Wang Xiaoshuai, China
Hoy y Mañana - Alejandro Chomski, Argentina
Japanese Story - Sue Brooks, Australia
Kiss of Life - Emily Young, UK
Les Mains Vides - Marc Recha, France/Spain
La Meglio Gioventù - Marco Tullio Giordana, Italy
Milles Mois (A Thousand Months) - Faouzi Bensaïdi, France/Morocco
Robinson's Crusoe - Lin Cheng-sheng, Taiwan
September - Max Färberböck, Germany
Stormy Weather - Sólveig Anspach, France
Struggle - Ruth Mader, Austria
Young Adam - David Mackenzie, UK

#2 of 16 OFFLINE   Nick C.

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Posted April 23 2003 - 06:41 PM

pardon the ignorance, what is the "un certain regard" category?

also, anyone know what's the status with WKW's 2046? I recall several interviews/mentions of 2046 being ready in time for Cannes Posted Image
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#3 of 16 OFFLINE   Jean-Michel

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Posted April 23 2003 - 08:58 PM

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also, anyone know what's the status with WKW's 2046? I recall several interviews/mentions of 2046 being ready in time for Cannes

All the above comes from the folks at the Criterion boards, so don't blame me if it's wrong:

2046 may never be ready. The cinematographer died recently and it's been in the works for so long that there doesn't seem to be much enthusiasm left among the cast and crew. It's still filming but Wong apparently plans to take a hiatus soon to shoot a 30-minute short film. After that he may either pick up where he left off or start again from scratch (which apparently he's already done at least once). Evidently Wong has floated the idea of actually retitling the film 3030; given that the year in the original title is pretty significant to the plot (the film is supposed to take place the year before Hong Kong becomes a part of China proper), a change like that would probably mean that 2046 as we know it is dead and buried. But that's just one possiblity -- it may not turn out like that.

Incidentally, the official site for Dogville is up (kinda) with a trailer (kinda). dvdane at the Criterion boards translates the Danish text at the beginning as follows: "In the winter of 2002 Lars von Trier began shooting his latest film. The film was shot far away from seachlights of public. To ease the sensation of isolation a 'confession chair' was installed few meters from the studio. A little room with a red button which actives a video camera. The box stood available 24 hours a day."

#4 of 16 OFFLINE   Kristoffer

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Posted April 24 2003 - 02:57 AM

Oh, man I wished I could be there!
Dogville - Lars von Trier, Denmark
The Matrix Reloaded - Andy and Larry Wachowski, U.S.
Also this film?
Akarui Mirai (Bright Future) - Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan
Does this guy has anything to do with Akira Kurosawa ?

#5 of 16 OFFLINE   Thi Them

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Posted April 24 2003 - 03:01 AM

Regarding "2046," isn't Christopher Doyle the cinematographer? I read that they just aren't finished filming yet and the CG work hasn't begun.

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#6 of 16 OFFLINE   Jean-Michel

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Posted April 24 2003 - 03:43 AM

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Regarding "2046," isn't Christopher Doyle the cinematographer?

He is now. Jean-Yves Escoffier was the original DP.

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pardon the ignorance, what is the "un certain regard" category?

I think it's the category for movies submitted for the main competition that the festival powers-that-be didn't think were good enough, but were still good enough to warrant inclusion in the festival (as opposed to "Out of Competition" films, which aren't submitted for the competition). But I could be wrong here.

#7 of 16 OFFLINE   Nick C.

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Posted April 24 2003 - 07:50 AM

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He is now. Jean-Yves Escoffier was the original DP.
phew, I was wondering since when did Doyle pass away...such a great eye

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Also this film?
Akarui Mirai (Bright Future) - Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan
Does this guy has anything to do with Akira Kurosawa ?
Nope, no relation.
later Pooh...

#8 of 16 OFFLINE   Stevan Lay

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Posted April 24 2003 - 06:37 PM

Wasn't Tarantino's Kill Bill scheduled for a special 'out of competition' screening at this year's Cannes?

#9 of 16 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted April 24 2003 - 06:46 PM

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The Brown Bunny - Vincent Gallo, U.S.

Has anyone heard anything about this film? I liked Buffalo '66 quite a bit and it will be interesting to see what kind of film Gallo this time. IIRC the feelings were a little mixed around here in regard to Buffalo '66.
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#10 of 16 OFFLINE   Jean-Michel

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Posted April 24 2003 - 08:39 PM

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Wasn't Tarantino's Kill Bill scheduled for a special 'out of competition' screening at this year's Cannes?

It wasn't done on time.

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Has anyone heard anything about this film?

Not being a huge fan of Gallo I haven't really kept up, but apparently there's a "graphic oral sex scene" between him and Chloe Sevigny. Although that's probably pretty passe to the Cannes crowd by this point.

#11 of 16 OFFLINE   Kirk Tsai

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Posted May 21 2003 - 11:09 PM

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Has anyone heard anything about this film? (The Brown Bunny)


"The worst film in the history of the festival"

Mr. Ebert, tell us how you really feel. Posted Image

#12 of 16 OFFLINE   Thi Them

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Posted May 25 2003 - 07:58 AM

"Elephant" has won the Palme d'Or. Other winners can be found here: http://www.festival-...php?langue=6002

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#13 of 16 OFFLINE   Nick Sievers

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Posted May 25 2003 - 08:21 AM

I thought 'The Brown Bunny' would have won the Palme d'Or based on the word during the festival. Posted Image

Looking forward to Elephant now. What was the response towards Dogville?
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#14 of 16 OFFLINE   Sam Davatchi

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Posted May 25 2003 - 09:05 AM

If you would like to know, I watched the ceremony and from start to the end, they played the Lord of the Rings score!

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Posted May 25 2003 - 09:58 AM

I wonder if Dogville has any shot at the Best Pix Oscar now. No boost from Cannes can't be good for it.

I guess Elephant is a documentary, is that correct? If so I would think it would be a lock for one of the 5 doc nominations.

#16 of 16 OFFLINE   Sam Davatchi

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Posted May 25 2003 - 12:44 PM

No "Elephant" is a movie and Gus Van Sant won the best director for it also.


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