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Festival in Cannes (2001)

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Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, ... See full summary »

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Millie Marquand
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Alice Palmer
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Viktor Kovner
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Rick Yorkin
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Kaz Naiman
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Milo
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Blue
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Barry
Camilla Campanale ...
Gina
Kim Kolarich ...
Libby
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Nikki
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Millie's Escort
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Millie's Agent
Christian Rallo ...
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J.C. Irondelle ...
General Manager Hotel du Cap
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Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall movie or he loses his star, Tom Hanks. Is Kaz for real? Can Rick sweet-talk Alice and sabotage Kaz to keep Millie from taking that deal? Millie consults with Victor, her ex, about which picture to make, Rick needs money, an ingenue named Blue is discovered, Kaz hits on Victor's new love, and Rick's factotum connects with Blue. Knives go in various backs. Wheels spin. Which deals - and pairings - will be consummated? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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25 July 2002 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Cannes-i kavalkád  »

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$41,006 (USA) (8 March 2002)

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$298,971 (USA) (19 July 2002)
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References Entrapment (1999) See more »

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La Mer
Written by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
Performed by Gaili Schoen
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This is a very smart and witty film.
21 March 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie.

It simultaneously captures the feel of a glitzy French film festival and the deal making that go into getting a movie made.

The entire cast is superb, and Mr. Jaglom's technique of allowing the actors to do a lot of improvising makes for scenes that feel like real interaction between people, as opposed to a couple of actors reciting lines from a screenplay. The French pop ditties within the score was also a nice touch.

Do yourself a favor and see this film.


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