Tears, catharsis and a standing ovation in Cannes for Anspach´s last film

Courtesy The News International CANNES, France:  Solveig Anspach´s “The Together Project” (L´Effet Aquatique) got a long standing ovation at a Cannes Film Festival “Directors Fortnight” showing, described by her co-writer as cathartic after the director´s death last year. The cast and crew – most of them also involved in Anspach´s two previous films: “Lulu Femme…

British celebrities back remaining in EU in letter to newspaper

Courtesy The News International British actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helena Bonham Carter are among more than 250 celebrities from the arts world who have signed a letter urging Britons to vote to remain in the European Union. Some of Britain’s best-known artists, musicians and writers are also signatories to the letter…