Three top directors are amongst those competing for the top prize at this
year's (03) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - PETER GREENAWAY, CLINT EASTWOOD AND GUS VAN
Three-time nominee Eastwood's movie Mystic River, which stars Sean Penn,
Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon, is one of the more high-profile contenders for the
PALME D'OR award - traditionally the main focus of the event.
Good Will Hunting director Van Sant's offering is Elephant and Welsh
director Greenaway - also nominated three times previously - will present THE
MOAB STORY/THE TULSE LUPER SUITCASE - PART 1.
The festival opens on 14 May (03) with Fanfan La Tulipe, starring Spanish
beauty Penelope Cruz.
On the panel selecting the Palme D'Or are Bollywood stunner Aishwarya Rai,
Hollywood actress Meg Ryan and director Steven Soderbergh, amongst others. 23/04/2003 20:58