GOES TO THE
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL
AND WINS ! ( Best director award ! )
May 26 , 2002 : PTA won the "Best Director award"!.
Right below is the short speech PTA gave after receiving his award (audio document made from the award ceremony broadcast on Canal + ).
"Qui a reçut le prix de la mise en scène ?"
A few days before the Victory
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Shown at the Grand Théâtre Lumière ( Cannes)
The world premiere of this movie was at Cannes during the morning screening ( May 19, 2002) . The photo is taken from the second screening ( in the evening).
"PDL" should be released in the US on October 11, 2002 !
Here you can view the whole ceremony, which includes all of the awards given during this year's festival ( 50 min 47 sec of video recording !)
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( This video is in French with the English dubbing) .
1 - David Lynch's announcement for the "Best Director" award is viewable at the following place in the recording : 29 min 20 sec .
2 - Then comes the long speech of Im Kwon-Taek ( 3 minutes long ) .
3 - If you're exclusively interested in viewing Paul-Thomas Anderson's 1-minute-long speech you can jump directly to the following place in the recording: 33 min 30 sec.
Mounting the steps ( La montée des marches)