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Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (1980)

An eye-opening documentary that reveals the behind-the-scenes partying and plotting at one of the most memorable festivals in Cannes' storied history.

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Iain Johnstone

Writers:

Kathleen Carroll, Charles Champlin (contributing writer) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Anouk Aimée ... Herself
Samuel Z. Arkoff ... Himself
Lucie Arnaz ... Herself
Bruce Beresford ... Himself
Leslie Caron ... Herself
David Carradine ... Himself
Kathleen Carroll Kathleen Carroll ... Herself
Charles Champlin ... Himself
Petula Clark ... Herself
Roger Daltrey ... Himself
Divine ... Himself
Kirk Douglas ... Himself
Roger Ebert ... Himself
Federico Fellini ... Himself
Bob Fosse ... Himself
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In what Mediterranean seaside village do the biggest international stars, movie moguls, topless wannabe starlets and struggling filmmakers get together for an 11-day extravaganza of screenings, soirees, sales pitches, prestigious prizes and media feeding frenzy? The Cannes Film Festival is one-of-a-kind, the gold standard for the movie industry and the annual rendezvous on the French Riviera for everybody who's anybody as well as every nobody who wants to become somebody. This eye-opening documentary reveals the behind-the-scenes partying and plotting at one of the most memorable festivals in Cannes' storied history when titans Bob Fosse (All that Jazz), Akira Kurosawa (Kagemusha) and Peter Sellers (Being There) competed before a jury presided over by movie-legend Kirk Douglas for the prestigious Palme d'Or. Written by Jack Baxter

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1980 (UK) See more »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Billy Baxter Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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