Festival In Cannes
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Festival In Cannes
A behind-the-scenes-look at the flamboyant madness surrounding the Cannes Film Festival, the world's premiere film event. The luxurious gathering serves as a backdrop to the desperate, needy, funny, alternately glamorous and duplicitous world of the international movie business.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65%

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"In the end, we don't see enough of Cannes and maybe too much of Kaz. But you have to accept or reject Jaglom as you might a walk on the Croisette, taking the bitter with the sweet."
‑ Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
"One of [Jaglom's] better efforts -- a wry and sometime bitter movie about love."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"should be edited down to a 5-minute promotional trailer"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"This is impressively carried off by a fine cast, particularly the luminous Aimee and Greta Scacchi whose career has intriguing parallels with those of the character she plays."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"The cast is so low-wattage that none of the characters comes off as big ... and the setting remains indistinct."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"A picture as charmingly insubstantial as the world it invokes."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"Jaglom has never been required viewing, but he has never been this trivial, either."
‑ Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
"Those looking for a light and decidedly untraditional comedy will find some smart and witty exchanges within; those who consider Adam Sandler an underrated genius may be bored stiff."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"Jaglom ... put[s] the audience in the privileged position of eavesdropping on his characters"
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Jaglom's latest is his most mature work to date, one with fresh insights into the people who decide what we experience at our cineplexes."
‑ William A. Sievert, Orlando Weekly
"At its best ... Festival in Cannes bubbles with the excitement of the festival in Cannes."
‑ Jay Boyar, Orlando Sentinel
"The locale ... remains far more interesting than the story at hand."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Henry Jaglom's lighthearted satire of Hollywood wheeler-dealers goes as far as the director is willing to bite..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The seaside splendor and shallow, beautiful people are nice to look at while you wait for the story to get going."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"A witty, trenchant, wildly unsentimental but flawed look at the ins and outs of modern moviemaking."
‑ Joe Baltake, Sacramento Bee
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