Festival In Cannes


(out of 5)

Henry Jaglom strikes a pitifully wrong note with this talky and boring drama that takes place during the film festival in Cannes.   (still gorgeous as ever) plays an actress who is approached by an actress-turned-director (the equally lovely ) to star in her small, independent film, while a big-time Hollywood producer () needs Aimee for his giant Tom Hanks blockbuster. Aimee is hedging between the two while also trying to work out her relationship with her ex-husband (), a man who keeps her company between his affairs with young girls. Newcomer  stars as a young, naive actress who comes to the festival for the premiere of her tiny, low-budget film and ends up being the discovery of the festival (we don’t really know why, considering how much of a simpering wimp she is every time she’s on screen). Unlike Jaglom’s lyrical Last Summer In The Hamptons, this completely pointless acting exercise doesn’t do for film what that classic did for theatre.

Revere Entertainment, The Rainbow Film Company

USA, 2001

Directed by

Screenplay by , Henry Jaglom

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by Henry Jaglom


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