“Behind the scenes of the Cannes Film Festival, between a film on male privilege and a José Bové biopic”

“Behind the scenes of the Cannes Film Festival, between a film on male privilege and a José Bové biopic”
“Behind the scenes of the Cannes Film Festival, between a film on male privilege and a José Bové biopic”

CHRONICLE – Every week, for Le Figaro, our columnist takes an ironic look at the news. Today, he imagines a dive into the mysteries of the Cannes Festival.

D – 150. Thierry Frémaux, general delegate of the festival, selects the films in competition. He “takes care to make a festival without controversy”, particularly “in terms of choice (1)”. All non-consensual filmmakers are therefore eliminated, all films likely to annoy journalists from Teleramaall scenarios that do not conform to the moral commandments of the time and, overall, anything that could displease a vocal minority.

D – 30. For the sake of professionalism, the 500 members of the France Télé delegation arrive in Cannes a month in advance, just to have time to get their bearings.

Day 1. During the opening ceremony, Camille Cottin chose to shock: she made a plea against patriarchy. His conclusion: There are enough of those who want to tell women how they should live ! Well, obviously, there are limits to freedom : women should not date older men (do they want to…

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