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Sunday 20 May
Screenings
24
Cannes Market News
Director:
Simone Gandolfo
Casting:
Marta Gastini, Pietro Ragusa,
Aaron Jorge Reg Moss, Nicola Sorrenti
Synopsis:
A message, a blog. Four kids
take part in a pervert game.
SEE GIRL RUN (Premiere)
Usa, 89’, Comedy
Lérins 1
Sales:
Visit Films (Lérins Stand S8).
Tel.: 33 4 93 99 14 92
Section:
Market
Director:
Nate Meyer
Casting:
Adam Scott, Jeremy Strong,
Robin Tunney
Synopsis:
When Emmie starts to think
her current relationship isn’t enough,
she travels on a whim to her coastal Maine
hometown to find her high school sweetheart,
Jason, and discover if he could be what
she needs to reignite her life.
THE FIGHTER (Premiere)
Usa, 92’,Action/Adventure
Palais D
Sales:
Eldorado Int’l
Section:
Market
Director:
Javier Barbera
Casting:
Anna Layevska, Rafael Amaya,
Daniel Morgan, David Canales, Hidekun Hah
Synopsis:
After a tragic accident that killed
his wife and sent his son to the hospital,
Leone, a retired street fighter, is forced
to go back to the underground world
of illegal street fights.
GLOBAL RUSSIANS
Russia, 110’
Palais F
Sales:
Roskino (Riviera Stand E16)
Section:
Market
FORGET PARIS (Premiere)
United Kingdom, 77’, Drama
Palais J
Sales:
Paper Sun Films Limited
Section:
Market
Director:
Christopher Presswell
Casting:
Ed Coleman, Mai Cunningham
Synopsis:
After planning a romantic New
Years’ getaway to Paris, Dan and Katie’s
relationship implodes, leaving him heartbroken.
The couple decide to see out their
last commitment together, and proceed
with the trip. But their holiday quickly
descends into a nightmare, with Katie
expecting one final week of fun while Dan eyes
his last chance to win back the love of his life.
VICTOR AND THE SECRET
OF CROCODILE MANSION (Premiere)
Germany, 91’, Family
Riviera 4
Sales:
Sola Media GmbH (Riviera Stand E8).
Tel.: 33 6 07 37 73 18
Section:
Market
Director:
Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert
Casting:
Kristo Ferkic, Joanna Ferkic, Vijessna
Ferkic, Gudrun Ritter, Christoph Maria Herbst
Synopsis:
Victor, 11, is thrilled and mystified
when his family moves into his grand-uncle’s
somber mansion, filled with African masks,
taxidermy crocodile mounts, and a dark secret.
A MONKEY ON MY SHOULDER
(Premiere)
France, 87’, Drama
Star 3
Sales:
Mk2 Int’l
Section:
Market
Director:
Marion Laine
Casting:
Juliette Binoche, Edgar Ramirez,
Hippolyte Girardot
Synopsis:
Two renowned surgeons, Mila
and Javier, have been deeply in love for
10 years but their shared passion for their job is
put to the test by Javier’s penchant for alcohol,
which Mila can no longer help him hide.
Next screening: 23 May, 14:00, Palais I
LITTLE DISTRICT (Premiere)
United Kingdom, 93’, Crime
Star 4
Sales:
PalmTree Ents. Tel.: 4 47 73 68 00 774
Section:
Market
Director:
CallumAndrew Johnston
Casting:
Ali Storm, Billy Lenson, Darren
Sean Enright, CallumAndrew Johnston
Synopsis:
Gangsters take over a housing
estate where Danny must challenge them
to get what he wants.
14:00
CONFESSION OF a CHILD
OF THE CENTURY (Premiere)
France, 125’, Historical
Théâtre Claude Debussy
(Press)
Sales:
Wild Bunch
Section:
Un Certain Regard
Director:
Sylvie Verheyde
Casting:
Peter Doherty, Charlotte Gainsbourg,
August Diehl, Volker Bruch, Lily Cole
Synopsis:
The NapoleonicWars are over.
Octave loves his mistress, Élise, until
he witnesses her being unfaithful. Despair
leads to decadence. Influenced by his friend
Desgenais, Octave becomes the perfect
libertine, although this new life fails to satisfy
his thirst for the absolute. Then he finds a new
love, Brigitte, a young, selfless widow.At first,
she tries to resist. Eventually she gives in.
They are in love, but Octave is quickly overcome
by suspicion. Doesn’t every woman betray
her lover sooner or later? Isn’t Desgenais
right when he claims that love doesn’t exist?
In a world where no one any longer believes
in anything, can Octave find in his love for
Brigitte the strength to believe in the future?
Next screening: 21 May, 13:00, Salle Bazin
PRIVATE PEACEFUL (Premiere)
United Kingdom, 109’, Family
Arcades 2
Sales:
Goldcrest Films
Section:
Market
Director:
Pat O’Connor
Casting:
Alexandra Roach, Frances de La Tour,
George Mackay, Jack O’Connell, Maxine Peake
Synopsis:
Brothers Charlie and Tommo’s
idyllic existence is turned upside down
when they both fall for the beautiful Molly.
THE PERFECT GUY
Ivory Coast, 100’, Romance
Gray 1
Sales:
Patou Films Int’l
Section:
Market
Director:
Owell Brown
Casting:
Emma Lohoues, Mike Danon,
Serge Abessolo, Marie-Louise Asseue
Synopsis:
Estelle, a young emancipated girl,
dreams of Prince Charming.
THE KIRISHIMA THING (Premiere)
Japan, 103’, Drama
Gray 3
Sales:
Nippon Television Network Corp. (Ntv)
(Palais 01 Stand 21.02/23.01).
Tel.: 33 4 92 99 80 54
Section:
Market
Director:
Daihachi Yoshida
Casting:
Ai Hashimoto, Ryunosuke Kamiki
Synopsis:
Their world is the intense hierarchy
of a Japanese High School. There are those
that are “in” and those that are “out”.
SILENT CITY (Premiere)
Netherlands, 87’, Drama
Gray 5
Sales:
Nonstop Sales Ab. Tel.: 46 707 33 28 55
Section:
Market
Director:
Threes Anna
Casting:
Laurence Roothooft,
Ayako Kobayashi, Kenichi Sano
Synopsis:
Rosa arrives in Tokyo to learn
the art of filleting fish from the famous
Master Kon, Japan’s best fish chef.
THE COLLECTION (Premiere)
Usa, 83’, Horror
Lérins 2
Sales:
Cinema Management Group Llc
(Lérins Stand S15)
Section:
Market
Director:
Marcus Dunstan
Casting:
Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick,
Christopher McDonald, Lee Tergesen
Synopsis:
Arkin escapes with his life from
the vicious grips of The Collector during
an entrapment party where the beautiful
18-year-old Elena is added to the “collection”.
ARMED HANDS (Premiere)
France, 105’, Thriller
Olympia 3
Sales:
Films Dist. (Riviera Stand E5/F8).
Tel.: 33 4 92 99 33 29
Section:
Market
Director:
Pierre Jolivet
Casting:
Leila Bekhti, Marc Lavoine, Roshdy
Zem
Synopsis:
Lucas, 46, is a high-profile cop.
The Marseilles’ weapons trafficking boss.
Next screening: 22 May, 12:00, Olympia 4
RADIOSTARS (Premiere)
France, 100’, Comedy
Olympia 4
Sales:
Other Angle Pictures
Section:
Market
Director:
Romain Levy
Casting:
Manu Payet, Clovis Cornillac
UNA NOCHE
Cuba, 86’, Drama
Olympia 5
Sales:
Fortissimo Films. Tel.: 33 4 97 97 32 40
Section:
Market
Director:
Lucy Mulloy
Casting:
Anailin de La Rua de La Torre,
Dariel Arrechada, Javier Nuñez Florian
Synopsis:
Fed up with living in poverty
Cuban teens Raul and Elio are tantalized
by the idea of fleeing their country for
a new life in Miami.When Raul is accused
of assaulting a foreigner, Elio must decide
whether his desire for freedom and helping
Raul are worth abandoning his twin sister, Lila.
Next screening: 21 May, 16:00, Olympia 5
SOONGAVA (Premiere)
France, 85’, Drama
Olympia 6
(Buyers Only)
Sales:
Cité Films
Section:
Market
Sangsoo Hong’s
In Another Country
(13:00, 15:00, Bazin).