I’m beginning to rethink this numbered day format. I’m not sure how much time, or material, I’ll have on a daily basis. Today, for example, was spent interviewing a bunch of Canadians (one for a piece on the Canadian Pavilion, another on Canadian distributor Seville), and the rest of it in the basement of the Palais, giving whatever Cannesian energy I might have toward Cannes Market Daily or indieWIRE focused work. But I guess I saw a few sights in between that mildly warrant blogging. Par example:
A promotional item for I Love You Phillip Morris, the Jim Carrey–Ewan McGregor “love story” directed by the writers of Bad Santa. I am extremely curious how this is going to go down, and this poster seems to indicate its full speed ahead on the gay factor.
Other random Cannes sights? Some cheerful locals on the beach:
And what I first mistook for a taping of a Christmas episode of Entourage, was actually just four random dudes dressed up like Santa Claus:
But the biggest deal, of course, was the Kung Fu Panda premiere, and the lady it brought with it: Angelina Jolie, and the twins she brought with her: both her fetuses and breastuses.
This press conference was in the same building as my office, and French paparazzi were outside as far as the eye could see.