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Cannes day 2: two ends of the scale

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Cannes day 2: two ends of the scale


The Festival de Cannes is a melting pot of cinema, from blockbusters to independent films – the proof is in two films from different ends of the scale presented on the web carpet yesterday.

  • Furious Mad Max *

Mad Max: Fury Road was presented out of competition and was very well received at the festival. The soundtrack of the credits was warm applause as the audience digested the feminist perspective on a post-apocalyptic world where men are vile and ugly. Excepting Max, of course, assisted by Furiosa, a dark and determined Charlize Theron. A strong production that revives the darkness of the first film.

And topping it all was the arrival of Charlize Theron and her husband Sean Penn: