60th Anniversary Award: Gus Van Sant for “Paranoid Park”

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60th Anniversary Award: Gus Van Sant for “Paranoid Park”

Jury President Stephen Frears awarded a 60th Anniversary Prize to Gus Van Sant for Paranoid Park.

CANNES, (rushprnews) 05/22/2008 – Gus Van Sant accepted this Anniversary Award and expressed his appreciation: “Thanks, Stephen, and thanks to the Jury and thanks to the family Karmitz for backing this film. It had very humble beginnings and for the short film as well. Thanks to my producers. Of course thanks to Gilles Jacob and Thierry Frémaux for this Festival; it’s been a really good one this year. Thanks to Chris Doyle and Rain Li for the cinematography and Blake Nelson for writing the original book that it’s from and all the others who helped make it. Thank you.”

Overview

Directed by:
Gus VAN SANT
Country:
USA, FRANCE
Year:
2007
Duration:
85 minutes
Selection :
En compétition
Awards:
60th Anniversary Prize, 2007

Credits

Leslie SHATZ
– Sound
Gus VAN SANT
– Film Editor
John PEARSON-DENNING
– Set Designer
Christopher DOYLE
– Cinematography
Gus VAN SANT
– Screenplay
Gus VAN SANT
– Director

Actors

Scott GREEN
– SCRATCH
Dan LIU
– DETECTIVE RICHARD LU
Lauren MCKINNEY
– MACY
Jake MILLER
– JARED
Taylor MOMSEN
– JENNIFER
Gabe NEVINS
– ALEX

Synopsis

Alex, a teenage skateboarder accidentally kills a security guard in the vicinity of Paranoid Park, Portland’s tough street park. He decides to say nothing.

Contacts and useful links

Production : MK2 Р55 rue Traversi̬re 75012 Paris РT : +33 (0)1 44 67 30 00 Рcharles.gillibert@mk2.comwww.mk2.com MENO FILM COMPANY (ETATS-UNIS)

Distribution : MK2 – T : +33 (0)1 44 67 30 80 – rahma.goubar@mk2.comwww.mk2.com

French press : JEROME JOUNEAUX РJer̫me Jouneaux РT : +33 (0)1 53 20 01 20 РF : +33 (0)1 53 20 09 82 Рjerome-jouneaux@wanadoo.fr

International press: PREMIER PUBLIC RELATIONS – jonathan Rutter – T : +44 (0)20 7292 8330 – jonathan.rutter@premierpr.comwww.premierpr.com

Foreign sales: MK2 – T : +33 (0)1 44 67 30 76 – mathilde.henrot@mk2.comwww.mk2.com

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