Check out an interview with the director of “Palermo Shooting” which brought the Cannes festival to a close Saturday. Learn more about the latest wave of Italian cinema and the Bollywood film industry.
Wim Wenders, who won the Palme d’Or in 1984 for “
His latest offering is the story of a German photographer who takes off in search of answers to all the existential questions in life that haunt him, against a stunning background of Italian scenery and a rock soundtrack.
(Click on video icon at right to see an extract of the film and an interview with Wenders)
Italian cinema, currently enjoying a comeback, has featured prominently at the 61st festival. With “Gomorra” and “Il Divo,” directors Matteo Garrone and Paolo Sorrentino pose fundamental questions about politics and Italian society.
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