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Day 8: Live from Cannes: Friend 4 Life in ‘Wendy And Lucy’

Among one of the rare U.S film in the sidebars this year comes the Un Certain Regard selected, regular snail mail accepted entry from Old Joy’s Kelly Reichardt. Once again working with very little resources, Wendy and Lucy is a road movie minus the road and becomes a film that confronts our own inability to depend on strangers

Among one of the rare U.S film in the sidebars this year comes the Un Certain Regard selected, regular  snail mail accepted entry from Old Joy‘s Kelly Reichardt. Once again working with very little resources, Wendy and Lucy is a road movie minus the road and becomes a film that confronts our own inability to depend on strangers or others for aid/help an in the same vein it’s about giving a better life to (in this case Lucy) those who are involuntarily put in a bad predicaments.

Turning out many indie performances over the last years, Michelle Williams plays the protag, and for the late p.m. screening was on hand along with Reichardt and many of the film’s technical people and no name actors. 

Wendy and Lucy Cannes

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, 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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