Kiarostami’s “Certified Copy” highlights Binoche’s Beauty as Iran’s film maestro competes for Cannes Palme D’Or Win amidst bitter critics from fellow Iranian colleagues.
The French Riviera expects the 63rd Edition of the Cannes International Film Festival to take off for two weeks of a visual marathon (12th to 23rd of May) as the latest Crème de la Crème of the World’s Cinema Talents rush to showcase their works or simply be in the spotlight of international photographers, film critics and reviewers from around the world avid to discover new or confirmed talents for exclusive interviews and photo calls. As such Cannes has always been a unique film festival where exuberant glamour often co-exists with modest appearances and where infatuated praise is opposed by heated debates or epic quarrels over the artistic relevance or not of a given film or of it’s director and cast. One can simply take a walk down the memory lane of the Film Festival’s 63 years history to be reminded of some of it’s most spectacular extravaganzas. Be it Maurice Pialat’s Bras D’Honneur to the audience of professionals present upon receiving the 1987 Palme D’Or for his controversial Sous le Soleil de Satan or Qu…
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