No consensus along Croisette

McCarthy, Todd
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/22/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 36, p1
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The article reports on the entries for the 2006 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France and the lack of consensus among reviewers as to the fairly strong films. Critics chose among "The Wind That Shakes the Barley," by Ken Loach, "Volver," by Pedro Almodovar and "Climates," by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Also receiving approval from reviewers are Rolf de Heer's "Ten Canoes" and "The Wedding Director," by Marco Bellocchio.


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