Tuesday, May 31, 2011

CANNES 2011 - Make way for filmmakers

"Four films made by women in competition, it's probably never seen before in Cannes," says the Swiss daily Le Temps. May 12, festival-goers discovered including We Need to Talk About Kevin Lynne Ramsay's Scottish and Sleeping Beauty by the Australian Julia Leigh. "Exploit? Trend? Looking at the festival 'off', ie the parallel sections of the Directors 'Fortnight and Critics' Week, in principle, more oriented towards the discovery, we note that the phenomenon is growing six (plus three 'couples') fortnightly, five Week ", the Swiss newspaper.

Thus, "three French actresses have thus reserved the prime of their achievements to the smallest sections of Cannes, the Critics' Week: Valérie Donzelli (War is declared on opening, with itself), Eva Ionesco (My Little Princess, starring Isabelle Huppert) and Katya Lewcowicz (Why are you crying? with Benjamin Biolay, Emmanuelle Devos and Nicole Garcia).

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