I remember back in 2001 we stopped the festival when the World Trade Center stuff happened. Obviously we canceled for a day and then we kinda started back up the next day because people were trapped, we still had a schedule and people were still coming in…-
Today we spoke to Steve Gravestock, Senior Programmer of the 38th TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, DEADLINE • 31 May 2013
Unfortunately it hasn’t changed my life at all. On the way back from the Oscars I was flying economy class from LA to Tel Aviv and I was sitting just around the toilets, squeezed between two very fat people. So I went straight back to my good old life, nothing changed man. It was really tough raising the funds to do this film. Nothing really happened. It was just a blink. I was there flying first class, coming back on the last row. This was it.-
Ari Folman, director of THE CONGRESS (& WALTZ WITH BASHIR)
Here is our article, direct from the premiere last week at Festival de Cannes: www.blog.filmfestivallife.com/2013/05/22/ari-folmans-road-to-the-congress
Ari asked [me], ‘You’re taking a risk. Can you do that?’” Wright recalled. “I said, ‘Fuck yeah, let’s go.’ It just means I have to do more interviews like this two years from now to dispel the speculation.-
Robin Wright about her role in THE CONGRESS.
Ari Folman’s half live-action, half animated hallucinatory indictment of the moviemaking industry starring Wright as… Robin Wright.
We saw the premier of THE CONGRESS in Cannes last week.