HOME



picture info

2003 Cannes Film Festival
The 56th Cannes Film Festival The Cannes Festival (; french: link=no, Festival de Cannes), until 2003 called the International Film Festival (') and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival A film festival is an organized, extended presen ... started on 14 May and ran until 25 May 2003 2003 was designated the International Year of the Fresh Water Fresh water or freshwater is any naturally occurring liquid or frozen water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids Total dissolved .... French opera and theatre director, filmmaker, actor and producer Patrice Chéreau Patrice Chéreau (; 2 November 1944 – 7 October 2013) was a French opera and theatre director, filmmaker, actor and producer. In France he is best known for his work for the theatre, internationally for his films '' La Reine Margot'' and ... was the President of the Jury. The Palme d'Or The Palme d'Or (; en, Golden ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Jenny Holzer
Jenny Holzer (born July 29, 1950) is an American neo-conceptual artist, based in Hoosick, New York New York most commonly refers to: * New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York * New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United States New York may also refer to: Film and television * New .... The main focus of her work is the delivery of words and ideas in public spaces and includes large-scale installations, advertising billboard A billboard (also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising Out-of-home (OOH) advertising, also called outdoor advertising, outdoor media, and out-of-home media, is advertising experienced ou ...s, projections on buildings and other structures, and illuminated electronic displays. Holzer belongs to the feminist branch of a generation of artists that emerged around 1980, and was an active member of Colab Colab is the commonly used ab ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Un Certain Regard 03
UN is an abbreviation for the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization with 193 member states. UN may also refer to: Music * UN (band), a Korean musical group * U.N. (group), a hip hop group * UN (album), ''UN'' (album), an album by Dan Black * Un (album), ''Un'' (album), by the anarchist band Chumbawamba Places * Un, a village in Lum Choar, Cambodia * Un, Surat, a town in Gujarat, India * Un, Uttar Pradesh, a town in India Other uses * Lance Rivera, known as Lance "Un" Rivera, American film producer * Transaero (IATA code:UN) * National Exam (Indonesia) (''Ujian Nasional'') * Uranium mononitride, part of the uranium nitride family of compounds See also

* UN number, a four-digit number that identifies a hazardous substance * Union Nationale (other), any one of several political parties * United Nations (other) * Unn (other) {{disambiguation, geo ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Cinéfondation
La ''Cinéfondation'' is a foundation under the aegis of the Cannes Film Festival, created to inspire and support the next generation of international filmmakers. It was created in 1998 by Gilles Jacob. Since then it has developed complementary programmes to help achieve its goal. Today it is divided into three different parts: The Selection, The Residence and The Atelier. The Selection Each year, the Cinéfondation selects 15 to 20 short and medium-length films presented by film schools from all over the world. Cinéfondation's Selection (french: La Sélection) is a parallel section of the Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival. Every year, more than 1,000 student films reach the Cinéfondation to present their film to ''la Sélection''. This selection of films is projected at the Cannes Festival and presented to the Cinéfondation and Shorts Jury, which awards prizes to the best three at an official Festival ceremony. Prize winners The Residence The Residence du Festival ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Geoff Andrew
Geoff Andrew (born 1954) is a British writer and lecturer on film, and Programmer-at-large at BFI The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and television charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom. The BFI uses lottery funds to encourage film production, distribution, and educatio ... South Bank South Bank is an entertainment and commercial district in central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the Capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of England and .... After gaining a First in Classics at King's College, Cambridge King's College is a constituent college A collegiate university is a university A university ( la, universitas, 'a whole') is an educational institution, institution of higher education, higher (or Tertiary education, tertiary) education a ..., he was for some years programmer at London's Electric Cinema ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Abderrahmane Sissako
Abderrahmane Sissako (born 13 October 1961) is a Mauritanian-born Malian film director and producer. His film ''Waiting for Happiness'' (''Heremakono'') was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival official selection under Un Certain Regard, winning the FIPRESCI Prize. His 2007 film ''Bamako (film), Bamako'' received much attention. Sissako's themes include globalisation, exile and the displacement of people. His 2014 film ''Timbuktu (2014 film), Timbuktu'' was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Biography Soon after his birth Sissako's family emigrated to Mali, his father's country, where he completed part of his primary and secondary education. Sissako returned briefly to Mauritania, his mother's land, in 1980. Then he left for Moscow, where he studied cinema at the VGIK (Federal State Film Institute) from 1983 to 1989. Sissako settled in Franc ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Jiang Wen
Jiang Wen (born 5 January 1963) is a Chinese film actor, screenwriter, and director. As a director, he is sometimes grouped with the "Sixth Generation" that emerged in the 1990s. Jiang is also well known internationally as an actor, having starred with Gong Li in Zhang Yimou's debut film ''Red Sorghum (film), Red Sorghum'' (1986), and more recently as Baze Malbus in the Star Wars film ''Rogue One'' (2016). He is the older brother of fellow actor Jiang Wu. Career Born in Tangshan, Hebei, in a family of military personnel, Jiang relocated to Beijing at the age of ten. In 1973 he attended Beijing No. 72 Middle School, Where he studied alongside Ying Da. In 1980, he entered China's foremost acting school, the Central Academy of Drama, graduating in 1984. After graduation, he was assigned to China Youth Art Institute as an actor. That same year, he started acting both on the stage (with the China Youth Theater) and in films. Jiang's debut role was in the film ''The Last Empress'', whe ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Danis Tanović
Danis Tanović (born 20 February 1969) is a Bosnian film director and screenwriter. He is best known for having directed and written the script for the 2001 Bosnian movie ''No Man's Land (2001 film), No Man's Land'' which won him many awards, including an Academy Award for Best International Feature Film, Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and a Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film among many others. Tanović has also written and directed award winning Bosnian films ''An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker'' and ''Death in Sarajevo''. He is regarded as one of the best Bosnian directors and screenwriters of all time and also, one of the best from Southeast Europe. Tanović is the only person born in the territory of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina to have won an Academy Award. Life and career Tanović was born in Zenica, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, SFR Yugoslavia on ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Steven Soderbergh
Steven Andrew Soderbergh (; born January 14, 1963) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor. An early pioneer of modern Independent film, independent cinema, Soderbergh is an acclaimed and prolific filmmaker. Soderbergh's directorial-breakthrough indie drama ''Sex, Lies, and Videotape'' (1989) lifted him into the public spotlight as a notable presence in the film industry. At 26, Soderbergh became the youngest solo director to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and the film garnered worldwide commercial success, as well as Sex, Lies, and Videotape#Accolades, numerous accolades. His breakthrough led to success in Hollywood, where he directed the crime comedy ''Out of Sight'' (1998), the biopic ''Erin Brockovich (film), Erin Brockovich'' (2000), and the crime drama film ''Traffic (2000 film), Traffic'' (2000). For ''Traffic'', he won the Academy Award for Best Director. He found further popular and critical success with the Oc ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Jean Rochefort
Jean Raoul Robert Rochefort (; 29 April 1930 – 9 October 2017) was a French actor. He received many accolades during his career, including an Honorary César The César AwardCesar, César or Cèsar may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media * ''César'' (film), a 1936 film directed by Marcel Pagnol * ''César'' (play), a play by Marcel Pagnol * César Award, a French film award Places * Ces ... in 1999. Life and career Rochefort was born on 29 April 1930 in Paris Paris () is the Capital city, capital and List of communes in France with over 20,000 inhabitants, most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents , in an area of more than . Since the 17th century, Paris ha ..., France, to Breton Breton most often refers to: *anything associated with Brittany Brittany (; french: link=no, Bretagne ; br, Breizh, or ; Gallo language, Gallo: ''Bertaèyn'' ) is a peninsula and cultural region in the west of France, covering th ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Erri De Luca
Enrico "Erri" De Luca (born 20 May 1950, Naples) is an Italian novelist, translator and poet. He has been recognized by critic Giorgio De Rienzo of ''Corriere della Sera'' as "the writer of the decade". He is also known for his opposition to the Turin–Lyon high-speed railway, Lyon-Turin high speed train line, and is being sued for having called for its sabotage. On 19 October 2015, De Luca was cleared of inciting criminal damage. He reacted to the not-guilty verdict declaring that "An injustice has been avoided." Biography Erri De Luca's original first name was Enrico (Henry), an homage to his grandmother, who had American nationality, but defined by him as an "accident." Upon completing high school in 1968 Erri De Luca joined the radical left-wing movement Lotta Continua. After the organization's disbanding he left political involvement. He worked as a blue-collar worker at the Fiat factory in Turin and at the Catania airport. He was also a truck driver and a mason, working at ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



Karin Viard
Karin Viard (; born 24 January 1966) is a multi-award-winning French actress. She made her film debut in ''Tatie Danielle'' in 1990. She has appeared in films such as ''Delicatessen (1991 film), Delicatessen'', ''L'Emploi du temps'', ''Adultère, mode d'emploi'' and ''La parenthèse enchantée.'' Viard was a member of the 2003 Cannes Film Festival jury. Life and career Viard was educated at the ''Lycée Pierre Corneille (Rouen), Lycée Pierre Corneille'' in Rouen. Viard has won two César Awards. The first for Best Actress for her role in ''Haut les cœurs!'' and the second for Best Supporting Actress for ''Embrassez qui vous voudrez''. She has been nominated for the César Awards 13 times. Viard has also won the Best Actress award at the Montréal World Film Festival for her performance in ''Le Rôle de sa vie''. Theater Filmography References External links *Karin Viard at allcine.com (in French)
{{DEFAULTSORT:Viard, Karin French film actresses French stage a ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan (born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra; November 19, 1961) is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles before joining the cast of the CBS CBS is an American American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S ... soap opera ''As the World Turns ''As the World Turns'' (often referred to as ''ATWT'') is an American American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States The United States of Ameri ...'' in 1982. Subsequently, she began to appear in supporting roles in films during the mid 1980s like box office hit ''Top Gun ''Top Gun'' is a 1986 American action drama film In film and television, drama is a category of narrative fiction Fiction generally is a narrativ ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]