Ocule Films is looking forward to the 2006 Cannes Film Festival as a chance to meet up with you once more, enjoy the beautiful south of France, and, of course, talk movies. See below for a quick introduction to the titles we will bring to the 2006 Marche du Film. Ocule will be located at Riviera Stand E4, please drop by and pay us a visit.
"The Art of Football: From A - Z" (90 min) starring John Cleese. Along with superstar friends like Pele, Ronaldo, Bono, and Elton John, legendary comedian John Cleese examines the world's most popular game. This comedic documentary is a love letter to the sport of football as well as being a film that takes mischievous delight in the more strange and unusual aspects of the game. Perfect for avid football fans and newcomers to the game alike, The Art of Football will be enjoyed for years to come. Football heroes like Beckenbauer, Rud Van Nistelrooy, and Henri Thierry are featured as are such icons and movie stars as Nelson Mandela and Dennis Hopper. (Distributed in conjunction with Studio Hamburg)
"Brooklyn Lobster" (90 min) Martin Scorsese presents this sadly sweet drama which stars Danny Aiello and Jane Curtin from "Saturday Night Live". A stubborn, working-class business man refuses to yield to financial troubles even though bankruptcy threatens to tear his family apart. Brooklyn Lobster has met with tremendous critical praise across the US and was a favorite at the Toronto Film Festival. Presently in US theatrical release.
"I am a Sex Addict" (99 min) in this quirky comedy, a man preparing for his wedding day looks back at a long-time addiction to sex with prostitutes and thinks back to how this habit has destroyed every relationship he has ever had. Winner for "Best Film" at the Gotham Awards. Official selection at the Tribeca and Rotterdam Film Festivals. Presently in US theatrical release through IFC.
"A Hole In One" (97 min) academy award nominated Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain) stars as a 1950s gangster's wife who considers a drastic medical procedure in order to find happiness. Also starring Meatloaf Aday and Tim Guinee. "A Hole in One" was released theatrically in the US in 2005.
"Lost" (85 min) Dean Cain gives a critically acclaimed performance in this psychological thriller. The film tells the story of a man in desperate circumstances who resorts to bank robbery to turn his life around. The robbery, however, goes horribly wrong . . . "Lost" was released theatrically in the US in 2005 to rave reviews. German TV Rights Available.
"Trespassers"(83 min) a surf/horror film, full of waves, babes, and gore. Five young friends travel from Los Angeles to Mexico looking for good surf and a secluded beach, but instead they stumble upon a terrible curse that rises from the sand. This film is scheduled for a 2006 US DVD Release through Image/No Mercy Pictures.
"The Mars Underground" ( 52 min or 83 min) a documentary about Robert Zubrin, a maverick, ex-nasa scientist who's lifelong dream is to explore and eventually colonize mars. Thanks to CGI wizardry, this gorgeous hi-definition film makes the viewer feel as if he or she has actually touched down on the red planet. The Mars Underground has been picked up as an "event film" by networks across Europe and is now available in hi-definition DVD with 5.1 surround sound. German DVD Rights Available.
"Waking Up Dead" (80 min) follow the drummer for Skid Row and Saigon Kick on a tormented journey through the dark side of rock and roll. This documentary, which was four years in the making, is a back stage pass to sex, drugs, and screaming fans. Ultimately, the film offers a hard look at the consequences of the rock and roll lifestyle.
"Flavors" (114 min) a refreshing, cross-cultural comedy in the spirit of Bend It Like Beckham. Four criss-crossing stories of Indian-Americans and Americans that all connect in the most surprising of ways. "Flavors" is a good natured and up-tempo romantic comedy.
"Guests Of The Ayatollah" (4 x 60 min) from Mark Bowden, the writer of "Black Hawk Down" comes this sweeping and dramatic story of the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis: America's first confrontation with radical Islam. (North American rights only)
At Cannes, Ocule will be located at RIVIERA Stand E4. Please e-mail us if you would like to arrange a meeting. We would love to tell you more about THE ART OF FOOTBALL or about the high end DVD box sets that we have available for your territory.
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