Cinema: the juicy contracts signed at the Cannes Film Festival

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MEDIA LETTER. On the Cannes Film Festival market, business picked up after the Covid-19 air hole. Like champagne, money flows freely.

By Olivier Ubertalli, special correspondent at Cannes

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En descending the steps of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes towards the Marché du Film, this year you will discover amazing film projects from India, Chile and Germany. There is, for example, this project by British director and producer Gene Falaize. Entitled control, he promises the cast Kevin Spacey, star fallen from Hollywood following numerous accusations of sexual violence, but it is not yet certain that this film will see the light of day. Here, we sell to distributors and broadcasters the feature films of the official selection, but also draft projects.

For French producers, Cannes remains an essential showcase for promoting abroad. “This is the unmissable moment when producers, distributors and foreign sellers meet…

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