In Benh Zeitlin's first film, he transports audiences to a Louisiana fairy tale land eerily similar to pre- and post-Katrina New Orleans. The movie follows the life of a 6-year-old, as the life she knows is built up and then torn apart.
On July 28, 2013, an armed man, wearing a bandana and a hat, walked into the Carlton InterContintental, snatched $136 million worth in jewels, and fled on foot. The whole thing lasted about a minute and not a shot was fired.
One of the hottest tickets at this year's Cannes International Film Festival was for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York" starring Gerard Depardieu as a thinly-veiled version of the French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn. But perhaps the most interesting thing about the film is the actor Depardieu himself.
Dau was filmed in a full-size replica of a Soviet scientific institute featuring real-life physicists, Communist party bosses and former KGB agents. But you might never get the chance to see the results of the huge production.