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AFP: Deneuve says European cinema stands apart

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire March 14, 2007 at 9:42AM

French actress Catherine Deneuve on Wednesday hailed European cinema as unique as she visited Japan for a French film festival. There are great filmmakers in Hong Kong and Korea but I think that European and especially French cinema is very different," she told a news conference. "It's cinema that's all at once emotional, that speaks a lot and explains a lot, and that understands the quite universal things about love," she said, calling on Japanese distributors to show more French films. AFP reports.
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French actress Catherine Deneuve on Wednesday hailed European cinema as unique as she visited Japan for a French film festival. There are great filmmakers in Hong Kong and Korea but I think that European and especially French cinema is very different," she told a news conference. "It's cinema that's all at once emotional, that speaks a lot and explains a lot, and that understands the quite universal things about love," she said, calling on Japanese distributors to show more French films. AFP reports.