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Benicio Del Toro gets on the couch in Arnaud Desplechin's psychotherapy drama, Jimmy P. Also on the programme, Israeli director Ari Folman talks about his trippy, part live action, part animation film 'The Congress.' Plus Cat Nicholson shows us Cannes by night.
Cannes cannot exist on glamour alone and in today's show we talk about two competition films that look at the darker side of life. Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi talks about 'The Past' while we also dissect the extreme and raw violence in the Mexican movie 'Heli.'
They said sex would be one of the big themes of this year's Cannes Film Festival and Francois Ozon's film "Young and Beautiful" is our first taster of raciness on screen. Also on today's show Emma Watson and Sofia Coppola talk extravagance, Paris Hilton's house and divas for "The Bling Ring". Plus meet the fans who are in a festival frenzy!
For our first special show brought to you from the Croisette in Cannes, our film critics give their verdict on the opening film "The Great Gatsby", starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Plus, we take a closer look at the prestigious head of the jury, Steven Spielberg, and go behind the scenes to meet the chefs cooking up a storm for the VIPs.
International bestseller David Vann’s new novel « Dirt » portrays once again a family destroyed by violence and abuse. He tells Clovis Casali that all his stories are strongly influenced by his own personal experiences. In the show also, a French singer some compare to Edith Piaf. ZAZ was a busker in the early days of her career and now enjoys success all over the world. She mixes jazz, gipsy and pop sounds.