Cannes closer gets Saturday night fever

February 2004
Daily Variety;2/24/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the efforts of organizers of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival to revamp the event in order to improve the festival. Selection of producer\director Quentin Tarantino to announce the Palme d'Or and other prize winners a day earlier than in previous years on May 22; World premiere screening of a film, followed by fireworks display and an awards night party; Screening of all the prize-winning films for festival attendees who do not like attending parties; Gala screening of the Palme d'Or.


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