José Luis Rebordinos talks to us about his work, the Festival, today’s film scene and other aspects of life.
The opinions and comments of three members of the Festival Selection Committee open to discussion with the public: Quim Casas, Roberto Cueto, Jose Ángel Herrero-Velarde.
This year the Festival will be celebrating its 60th consecutive edition with the same enthusiasm felt the day it first saw the light on September 21st 1953. [+]
Paris in the early 70s. Gilles, a young highschool student, is taken in by the political and creative turmoil of the times. Much like his friends, he is torn between his radical commitment and his more personal aspirations. Through romantic encounters and artistic discoveries, Gilles and his friends will travel through Italy and then London. Down the line, they will have to make definitive choices in order to find their place in these agitated times.
Paris, 1955. Member of the editorial board of Cahiers du Cinéma (1980-1985), during which time he directed several shorts and wrote a number of screenplays, especially for André Téchiné. In 1986, he directed his first feature film, Désordre (1986), followed by titles like Paris s'éveille (1991), Fin août, début septembre (Late August, Early September, 1998), Les Destinées sentimentales (Sentimental Destinies, 2000), Boarding Gate (2007) and L'Heure d'été (2008). Après Mai competed at the recent Venice Festival and landed the award for best screenplay.
Olivier Assayas (FRANCE)
Oliver Assayas and Félix Armand
The members of the films Silent City and Aprés Mai
The director of APRÈS MAI
Félix Armand and Olivier Assayas, protagonist and director of APRÈS MAI
Laurence Roothooft y Threes Anna
The director of APRÈS MAI Oliver Assayas