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1. "In terms of finding that first international recognition of my work, coming back to Cannes is such a milestone in my life because it began actually with 'Devdas'."
Author: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
2. "Italy to me is like the mean mother. Whatever I do, it's never good enough. People say I'm the queen of Cannes, but in Italy I get turned down for work."
Author: Asia Argento
3. "BARRY GIFFORD, Author of "Wild at Heart", on DANGEROUS ODDS by Marisa Lankester: "Marisa Lankester's unique chronicle of high crimes and low company is as wild a ride as any reader is likely to be taken on. She was the lone woman in the eye of a predatory hurricane that blew across continents and devastated countless lives. That she survived is testament to her brains and bravery. The old-timers who invented violence as a second language contended that nothing is deadlier than the female, to cross her was to buck dangerous odds, and this book tells you why." Film "Wild at Heart" won Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Film by David Lynch"
Author: Barry Gifford
4. "Ever since the movie premiered at Cannes, I've had a sudden surge of scripts and interest."
Author: Berenice Bejo
5. "As a director, or just a film fan who wants to enjoy the festival, Cannes is the worst place to be. But it must be a paradise for distributors and importers."
Author: Bong Joon Ho
6. "So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?"
Author: Christina Aguilera
7. "After Cannes, my agent told me to get the next flight to LA. He was right. I had a part in 'Prime Suspect 3' by the end of the week."
Author: David Thewlis
8. "Harriet loved her new persona. As Maxine, she was courageous and accomplished, a woman of sophistication equally at home in Cannes or on the Indian subcontinent. As Maxine she didn't walk, she strode; she did not merely see, but beheld. The very air she breathed was bracing. Here was a conqueror of worlds."
Author: Diane Hammond
9. "I always go to the Cannes Film Festival and it's just such a glamorous time."
Author: Georgina Chapman
10. "For many years I enjoyed the pleasure of cruising on my yacht all summer long and these were my best holidays. In mid-May, we'd start in St Tropez. I'd collect my bikinis from my home there and then we'd go up to Cannes for the Film Festival, on to Monte Carlo for the Grand Prix and then to Italy."
Author: Ivana Trump
11. "People come to Cannes just to advertise their films, not with a particular message. But the advantage is that if you go to the festival, you get so much press coverage in three days that it advertises the film for the rest of the year."
Author: Jean Luc Godard
12. "Being with Al Gore on the red carpet in Cannes was exciting - he's like a rock star unto himself!"
Author: Lawrence Bender
13. "Cannes is a very strange place. I tried to show up as best I could and to try not to be cynical."
Author: Lili Taylor
14. "What I fault newspapers for is that day after day they draw our attention to insignificant things whereas only three or four times in our lives do we read a book in which there is something really essential. Since we tear the band off the newspaper so feverishly every morning, they ought to change things and put into the paper, oh, I don't know, perhaps…Pascal's Pensees! …and then, in a gilt-edged volume that we open only once in ten years…we would read that the Queen if Greece has gone to Cannes or that the Princesses de Leon has given a costume ball. This way the proper proportions would be established."
Author: Marcel Proust
15. "If you approach Cannes with a sense of humor, nothing is that bad. You have to take it for what it is; otherwise, it's silly."
Author: Mathieu Amalric
16. "I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival."
Author: Milos Forman
17. "When I have to go to Cannes, that is boring to me."
Author: Monica Bellucci
18. "Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifique at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame, the shifty hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to speak French."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
19. "In 2009, I went to Cannes with a short film in the Kodak emerging program at the American Pavilion."
Author: Ryan Coogler

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