Festival in Cannes Synopsis
An actress as well as an aging icon and her estranged husband gather for the annual film festival.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
One of the season's most watchable treats.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Wry and sometime bitter movie about love.
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63

Boston Globe

By Loren King
Many of the story lines offer only superficial insight into the characters; Silver's rich but unhappy mogul has been done far too many...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It isn't a good movie, but it is diverting, a showcase for Anouk Aimee, Greta Scacchi and Ron Silver, and a peephole on behind-the-scenes...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Festival in Cannes is definitely Jaglomesque, but can't get that tricky balance right -- the result is a picture as charmingly...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Makes compromises itself, but only because of its small budget and its director's mixed dark-and-rosy vision, at once cynical and...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Even the women in Festival in Cannes feel more like sketches than fully realized people -- the aging actress, the naive hopeful, the newly...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The best of the lot are Greta Scacchi, as an actress trying to peddle her first screenplay (with herself attached as director), and Ron...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In crafting an insider's perspective, Jaglom has done an effective job. It's too bad that nearly everything else fails.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Can't hold a candle to Robert Altman's 1992 comedy "The Player." Both films present themselves as knowing views of the movie business, but...
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Rated PG-13 | For Brief Strong Language