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Isabella Rossellini Sees Her Mother Everywhere at Cannes

Isabella Rossellini has had a very special Cannes experience this year. The Cannes organizers have hosted a documentary on Isabella Rossellini’s mother, classic Hollywood film actress Ingrid Bergman. The documentary is called Ingrid Bergman – In Her Own Words. Ingrid Bergman is famous for her roles in Murder On the Orient Express, Stromboli, The Bells of St. Mary’s, and of …

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Leila Hatami Scandal One Example of Iranian Misogyny

We told you recently about the scandal that has erupted in Iran over famous Iranian actress Leila Hatami. While attending the Cannes Film Festival , Hatami was greeted by Festival president Gilles Jacob with a customary two-cheek kiss. The kiss was filmed and photographed, as everything surrounding the festival is, and ended up being seen by the folks back home …

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The Cannes Film Festival: Why All The Booing?

The prestigious Cannes Film Festival has earned a reputation for being the place where people come to boo movies. That’s not an exaggeration or a joke. Every single year there are reports of movies, actors, and directors being roundly mocked and heckled. This year victim Ryan Reynolds was so embarrassed by the treatment of his film The Captive that he …

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Leila Hatami in Trouble in Iran Over Kiss

Iranian actress Leila Hatami co-starred in the 2011 film, “A Separation,” which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. But now she is in the world spotlight for a very different reason. Leila Hatami was attending the Cannes Film Festival where she was greeted by the president of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, with a customary two-cheek kiss. Most …

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