| Jan 3, 2008
American actor and director Sean Penn will head the awards jury at the Cannes Film Festival this year, organizers announced Thursday.
The festival's 61st edition is scheduled for May 14-25.
Penn said in a statement "that a new generation of filmmaking...
| Jun 17, 2009
Conjure up the ideal screen role for a famed film beauty, a woman now "of a certain age," and she would almost certainly be the spitting image of Léa de Lonval, aging courtesan in love with a callow, gorgeous young wastrel. The heroine of Colette's...
| Jun 26, 2009
She's a leading Paris courtesan, that high-class brand of prostitute that had its heyday before the telephone created "call girls."
He is the son of a friend, a vain pretty-boy given to "debauchery" -- wine, women and opium. She knew him as a child and...