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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 (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member 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 served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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