Thérèse Desqueyroux by Claude Miller to close Cannes
by Fabien Lemercier
18/04/2012 - The 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival (from May 16 to 27) will close with Thérèse Desqueyroux [trailer] (read more), the last film by Claude Miller, who died on April 4 (news) just after having finished its montage. Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, and Anaïs Demoustier feature in the cast of this adaptation of the eponymous novel by François Mauriac.
"This film is the final piece in his immense body of work, to which the Festival de Cannes and the director’s many admirers will pay tribute... By dedicating the closing night to him, the Festival de Cannes, along with his family, friends, producers, and distributors, is very pleased to pay tribute to the memory of Claude Miller,” stresses the festival’s press release.
(Translated from French)