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How Did Nicole Kidman’s ‘Grace of Monaco’ Go From Cannes Opener to Lifetime Movie? The Movie’s Writer Tweets All

How Did Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' Go From Cannes Opener to Lifetime Movie? The Movie's Writer Tweets All

Last year, the Nicole Kidman-starring biopic “Grace of Monaco” made history as one of the worst-reviewed opening night movies in the history of the Cannes Film Festival. This weekend, it notched another undesirable record when it became the first movie to go straight from competition at Cannes to the Lifetime channel. What went wrong? Last night, screenwriter Arash Amel took to his Twitter to offer a running commentary on the movie that could have been. Here are the highlights, which include Amel discovering as he’s watching that Lifetime is airing a third cut of the film he’s never seen before.

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