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Video: Roman Polanski’s Based on a True Story – 2017 Cannes Film Festival

Received with a rather chilly reception, the final film and press conference of the fest was for the non comp item closer by Roman Polanski. Starring Emmanuelle Seigner, Eva Green and Vincent Perez this press conference for Based on a True Story also included writer Olivier Assayas and maestro Alexandre Desplat as well. This will be released via Sony Pictures Classics.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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