GLOOMY RE­CEP­TION FOR DIANE KRUGER

The 10th day at Cannes Film Fes­ti­val opened with Kruger’s film, which failed to im­press crit­ics

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Entertainment - Agen­cies

In The Fade, Diane Kruger’s re­venge drama, opened the pro­ceed­ings on the 10th day of the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val. The drama di­rected by Fatih Akin sees a woman lose her hus­band and her son in a ter­ror­ist at­tack. The film how­ever, failed to im­press the crit­ics and many in­clud­ing the Guardian called it “un­con­tentious and un-con­tem­po­rary”. The other film screened on Fri­day was the French movie, L’amant Dou­ble, which is com­pet­ing for the Palme d’Or at the fes­ti­val. The François Ozon di­rec­to­rial psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller, which re­volved a woman fall­ing in love with her psy­cho­an­a­lyst, re­ceived a thumbs up from the crit­ics. Mean­while, a mis­be­hav­ing gi­ant poo­dle scooped top prize for a ca­nine per­for­mance at the film fes­ti­val. Bruno the white stan­dard poo­dle, from the film, The Meyerowitz Sto­ries, was awarded the Palm Dog prize the spoof an­swer to Cannes’ most cov­eted award for hu­mans, the Palme d’Or.

PHOTO: JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

Jury Mem­ber Jes­sica Chas­tain poses for the shut­ter­bugs Fan Bing­bing PHOTO: LOIC VENANCE/AFP Ma­rine Vacth and Jeremie Re­nier at the red car­pet for L’amant Dou­ble

PHOTO: ALAS­TAIR GRANT/AP

(from right) Nu­man Acar, Fatih Akin, Diane Kruger, De­nis Mos­chitto, Samia Chan­crin and Ul­rich Brand­hoffq

PHOTO: AL­BERTO PIZZOLI/AFP

Paolo Sor­rentino (R) and his wife Daniela D’An­to­nio

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