When the official Cannes program was released at the end of april shone Quentin tarantino's hot ”Once upon a time in Hollywood” by their absence in this year's lineup. The reason was that the festival's eternal påläggskalv was not finished with the cutting of the film. Now it turns out that Tarantino will still show up on the famous seafront promenade – 25 years after he won the palme d'or with ”Pulp fiction”.
" We were afraid that the film would not be finished in time, but Quentin Tarantino, who has not left the klipprummet in four months, is really a genuine, loyal and punctual son of Cannes! explains the festival's artistic leader Thierry Frémaux on the website.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays a tv actor and Brad Pitt is a stuntman, who together are struggling upwards through the Hollywoodhierarkin at the same time as the killer Charles Manson rages in the city.
" tarantino's film is a love letter to his childhood in Hollywood, a rockmusikturné from 1969 and an ode to the movie as a whole, continues Frémaux.
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another heavyweight title, which was added to the program on Thursday is the four-hour long ”Mektoub, my love: intermezzo” by Abdellatif Kechiche that won the palme d'or ”Blue is the warmest color”, 2013.
Among the other new additions to the found new films by Patricio Guzman, Leila Conners, Lorenzo Mattotti, Larissa Sadilova and the mexican hollywood actor Gael García Bernal. Also the French film's enfant terrible, Gaspar Noé, pulling their straw to the stack with the ”Lux Æterna,” a mysterious and essäliknande film in which Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg tells häxhistorier during a film.
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