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Palme d'Or to "Fahrenheit 9/11" by Michael Moore

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Tesseract, May 24, 2004.

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    [b]The Palme d'Or of this 57th edition of the Festival de Cannes was presented by Charlize Theron to Michael Moore for his film, Fahrenheit 9/11.[/b]


    [i]"I can't begin to express my appreciation and my gratitude to the jury, the Festival, to Gilles Jacob, Thierry Frémaux, Bob and Harvey at Miramax, to all of the crew who worked on the film. [...] I have a sneaking suspicion that what you have done here and the response from everyone at the festival, you will assure that the American people will see this film. I can't thank you enough for that. You've put a huge light on this and many people want the truth and many want to put it in the closet, just walk away. There was a great Republican president who once said, if you just give the people the truth, the republicans, the Americans will be saved. [...] I dedicate this Palme d'Or to my daughter, to the children of Americans and to Iraq and to all those in the world who suffer from our actions. "[/i]
     
  2. As you can clearly understand, after the distribution problems michael moore encountered the cannes award comes to make sure that the film will be distributed/played in the US just before the elections...

    BUSH-MOORE
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  3. HESHIANDET

    HESHIANDET Guest

    fuck michael moore and his shit in his ass just as hard as george bush and his shit. they both suck
     
  4. c'mon hesh, be honest you'd be a lil bit softer on moore's ass.
     
  5. HESHIANDET

    HESHIANDET Guest

    i honestlt have the same amount of hate. actually, i'd be softer on W as i hate muslims
     
  6. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    there are a probably alot of disgruntled directors of some great films who view this as i do....the french telling the bush admin to kindly fuck off...its too bad...


    i mean i like moore, but it seems rather contrived that given the current state of foreign affairs that he wins...


    frank rich in yesterdays new york times wrote a good opinion piece on the movie if any one is interested...


    i am looking forward to seeing it....
     
  7. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    make sure you mention that in your next interview...
     
  8. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    me and hesh crush spots like steppin on lady bugs, ya'heard?!
     
  9. You're wrong on this one, it aint the French, its a jury of directors with chief for 04' Quentin Tarantino...yeah, the worlds most important intellectuall people tell the Bush admin to fuck off, fuck yeah.

    As far as this being contrived, it could be. Art is meant to play a pollitical/social role and i'm really glad that by handing an award at a euro festival, a film that the Bush admin tried to bury is now the center of attention internationally and will be used against them.
     
  10. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

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    i guess this is a must see.. seems to be getting lots of press
     
  11. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    i'm just glad it's going to come out cuz the official
    lid on 9/11 is garbage and needs some serious mainstream
    consideration..

    i was pretty surprised with godard's comments...
     
  12. HUD on that please
     
  13. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    http://www.cbc.ca/story/arts/national/news...re20040521.html

     
  14. Makes sense from Goddard's viewpoint..its like a quarrel between a painter and a graphic designer that does nike ads...
     
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