Wednesday, May 14, 2008
In Cannes 61-st film festival opens.
In France on Wednesday in the evening 61-st Cannes film festival opens. In it to year it film "Blindness" opens the Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles known on film " City of God ". The film which has been removed under the same novel of Portuguese writer José de Sousa Saramago, the Nobel winner under the literature 1998г., narrates about inexplicable epidemic of the blindness which have amazed small city. In total in the main competitive program of festival 22 full-length pictures among which in it year does not have any Russian film are presented. Films Clint Eastwood can apply for the main prize of a film festival (Changeling), (Che) Steven Soderbergh, " THE PALERMO SHOOTING " German director Wim Wenders, a turkish drama " Three monkeys " Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Hungarian "Delta" and other pictures. To one of appreciable events of present festival promises to become prime-minister of the next series of film about Indiana Jones - " Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull " STEVEN SPIELBERG. Film will be shown outside of the competitive program, no less than a cartoon film (Kung Fu Panda), removed by studio DreamWorks. The film festival will be prolonged till May, 25th when the winner of film-display to whom the well-known Gold palm branch will be handed over will be declared.