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VON TRIER APOLOGIZES AGAIN FOR HITLER REMARKS

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Danish director Lars von Trier, who joked during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival, about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler — and wound up being declared persona non grata by the festival as a result — issued another contrite apology for his his remarks on Tuesday, saying that his comments were “unintelligent, […]

THE TREE OF LIFE IS A GOLDEN PALM

May 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, was the controversial winner of the 64th Cannes Film Festival’ top prize, the Palme d’Or, on Sunday. Major critics attending the festival either hailed it or scorned it; few gave it merely so-so reviews. Malick, who shuns the spotlight himself and declined to participate in a […]

MALICK’S TREE OF LIFE TO BE PLANTED AT CANNES

April 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Terrence Malick’s much awaited The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, is among the films selected to compete for the Palme d’Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, which opens on May 11. (The film had been expected to compete at the festival last year but was not completed in […]