Cannes Film Festival 2011 – Select Film To Watch For

Of course I always have my list of films to watch for and no matter what sometimes when you think a particular film will do well, another surprises everyone. But, it is always fun for me to list my selection:

1. Sleeping Beauty – Australia 2010
Synopsis: Lucy, a young university student, takes a job as a Sleeping Beauty to fund her studies. She goes to sleep. She wakes up. And it’s as if those hours never existed..(click here to read more…)

2. Melancholia – Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany 2011
Synopsis: Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home
of her sister and brother-in-law. Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth…
(click here to read more)

3. The Artist – France 2011
Synopsis: Hollywood 1927. George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies
sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, seems the sky’s the limit – major movie stardom awaits. (click here to read more)

4. This Must Be The Place – Italy, France, Ireland 2011
Synopsis: Cheyenne is a former rock star. At 50 he still dresses “Goth” and lives in Dublin off his royalties. The death of his father, with whom he wasn’t on speaking terms, brings him back to New
York. He discovers his father had an obsession: to seek revenge for a humiliation he had suffered. Cheyenne decides to pick up where his father left off, and starts a journey, at his own pace, across America. (click here to read more)

5. Drive – USA 2011
The story of a Hollywood stunt driver by day, a loner by nature who moonlights as a top-
notch getaway driver-for-hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA’s most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbor, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best- Drive. (click here to read more)

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