Festival in Cannes
Festival in Cannes (2002)

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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 8, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 24, 2002
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: One of Jaglom's better films, Festival in Cannes is an enjoyable insider's take on the movie industry.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

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.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

One of [Jaglom's] better efforts -- a wry and sometime bitter movie about love.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

should be edited down to a 5-minute promotional trailer

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A picture as charmingly insubstantial as the world it invokes.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Jaglom has never been required viewing, but he has never been this trivial, either.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

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.

Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

At its best ... Festival in Cannes bubbles with the excitement of the festival in Cannes.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The locale ... remains far more interesting than the story at hand.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Henry Jaglom's lighthearted satire of Hollywood wheeler-dealers goes as far as the director is willing to bite...

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
A behind-the-scenes look at the madness that is Cannes, the film follows several people who are in town to make the deal that will keep their careers afloat.… More