A private jet, seven lunches, six premieres, 16 parties, five megayachts, one helicopter, one-on-ones with Brad Pitt, Mick Jagger, and Robert DeNiro. One woman lives the dream at the Cannes Film Festival.
Not surprising for the country that originated the auteur theory, screenwriters are not the stars of Cannes. But if screenwriters don't garner the glamour, they nonetheless can be found with a bit of searching.
It was clear, from the scenes Toback chose to emphasize that he, who has personally known Tyson for twenty-two years, shares an understanding of both Tyson's self-destructive appetite and his fight to the finish.