Satrapi film runs for 60th Annual
Persepolis in Competition for Cannes Palme d'Or
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Marjane Satrapi's best-selling Comic Books are now brought to Screen as an animated Feature starring Catherine Deneuve and Chiara Mastroiani for the voice overs. The French produced movie to be distributed by Sony Pictures in the United States is now running for the Palme d'Or (the most prestigious film Award in the World with the American Oscars) in the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival that will be celebrating its 60th anniversary and the Head of the Jury will be director Stephen Frears (The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons).
the chances for Satrapi's film
Below Complete list of competitors for Palm d'Or 2007:
- My Blueberry Nights by Wong Kar-wai
- De l'autre coté by Fath Akin
- No Country For Old Men by Joel & Ethan Coen
- Zodiac by David Fincher
- We Own The Night by James Gray
- La Forêt de Mogari by Naomi Kawase
- Promise me this by Emir Kusturica
- Secret Sunshine by Lee Chang-dong
- 4 mois, 3 semaines et 2 jours by Cristian Mungiu
- Tehilim by Raphaël Nadjari
- Lumiere silencieuse by Carlos Reygadas
- Import Export by Ulrich Seidl
- Alexandra by Alexander Sokourov
- Death Proof by Quentin Tarantino
The Man From
- The Banishment by Andrey Zvyagintsev
- Une Vieille maîtresse by Catherine Breillat
- Les Chansons d'amour by Christophe Honoré
- Le Scaphandre et le papillon by Julian Schnabel
Out of Competition:
Ocean's 13 by Steven Soderbergh starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino and Andy Garcia. Michael Moore will also present his latest documentary.
Good Luck Marjane and Vincent!
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About the Author: Darius KADIVAR is a Freelance Journalist, Film Historian, and Media Consultant.
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