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The Cannes Film Festival at 70

Yes, the film festival celebrates its 70th birthday this year, and as we mentioned in a previous blog, has been advertising that fact for some time. It is however in several senses a nervous 70th birthday. There is understandable and … Continue reading

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Cannes makes preparations

After a hectic and profoundly stressful three weeks involving two successive crisis visits to a frequently cloudy and chill UK we were rather hoping to come back to a sun-drenched south of France where we could relax and de-stress in … Continue reading

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Cannes again

Well, despite fears of terrorist attacks the Cannes film Festival this year passed off largely without incident other than the usual tantrums, bitchiness and pretension that is the hallmark of the film world.  It seems that the problem with the … Continue reading

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Cannes before the chaos

There has been the assumption that by now the world would be watching the glittering celebrities of cinema against the gleaming blue sea and sky of Cannes. But the best-laid plans of even the greatest go wrong, and the wet and … Continue reading

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Cannes Special

With the film festival in full swing, we knew Cannes was going to get log-jammed to the point of immobility, so last Sunday we left just after seven for church. We got into Cannes so early that some people still … Continue reading

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