I have seen 14 movies that expand the imagination, mirror our society and convince us that cinema is the very best reason to visit Cannes. Twelve days of four of hours sleep a night leaves me in a state of total cinematic euphoria and social exhaustion.
This movie sounded like a train wreck: an aging rocker goes on a quest to hunt down the Nazi that tormented his father in Auschwitz. Out of this unpromising description comes one of the most eccentric performances of Penn's career.
While artsy auteur films are the trademark of Cannes, some movies here have a less than lofty goal: to make money. The new Hong Kong 3-D erotic movie, 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, is a case in point