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May 24th
07:26 am
Paperboy photocall in Cannes  


Note: a post with screening feedback/reviews, the press conference video (if you don't want to wait, you can watch it at the festival site here in the meantime) and favorites will follow later. Just as a heads-up though, while some like the movie but the feedback is mostly quite negative.
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Nicole Millerkellycefron on May 24th, 2012 02:30 pm (UTC)
France isn't big on violence and things in that realm. Of course there are exceptions to this, but I was speaking in general terms.
Shruticalcified on May 24th, 2012 02:31 pm (UTC)
That really isn't true.
(Elle): film : amelie.bond_girl on May 24th, 2012 03:28 pm (UTC)
Irreversible, La haine, Haute tension, Frontiere - from the top of my head. The raw and the gritty is quite organic to the French cinematography as a whole, and a realistic, often subversively violent cinema exists as a legitimate genre and it does great in the box office. Whatever the mainstream French media likes to pretend to themselves when they snub la violence a l'americaine for the lack of better writing ideas in weekend culture columns.
countessm3countessm3 on May 24th, 2012 10:35 pm (UTC)
They make great S&M videos. Those are plenty violent.