If anyone has ever had a fantasy of being a rock star living in the south of France, this new documentary on the Rolling Stones' six month tax-evasion inspired sojourn on the Cote d'Azur will feed this fantasy perfectly. A bit too perfectly.
I was surprised that Juliette Binoche was even more beautiful in real life than in the movies. She answered each question about Kiarostami's new film Certified Copy (in which she stars) with meditative reflection.
At Cannes, Gael García Bernal spoke about his directorial adventure with Revolución, a film intended to "make something out of what we think of what.. happened to Mexico during the last 100 years after the Revolution."
Not every director makes his first feature film and ends up in Cannes. But if Alistair Banks Griffin's journey is any indication, it doesn't mean we should abandon all hope that movies of the future won't reflect the diversity of the human experience.