a sea of ​​love for Elvis and Christophe

The Cronica of François Aubel – The musical interludes a Croisette with a vision for Baz Luhrmann’s film presentation of the king of rock’n’roll. And more collected for the singerAline and blue words.

It was almost six o’clock and it was already early, Wednesday, at the foot of the stairs of the Palace. Cannes is burning with love for Elvis. Strong vintage atmosphere. Bella Hadid showed off a Versace dress from 1987. Indian actress Deepika Padukone flashed a metal sheath from Vuitton. Shakira shows off a bustier, her arms curled up in black Gilda. The protocol manager was impatient, he wanted these baby dolls to run away with flashes to avoid traffic jams on the red carpet. The shaking agreements of Don’t Criticize almost drowned out by the screams of the fans when Baz Luhrmann’s film crew showed, in the hay of Austin Butler, the reincarnation of the King – but did he really die in Graceland in 1977? – and Tom Hanks, sharper than Colonel Parker’s skin screen. Elvis ’ex-wife, Priscilla Presley, was with them, apparently terrified of this rock’n’roll barnum. They will receive a twelve -minute standing ovation, a record to be beaten for this edition.

“There are movies that are symphonies and so on like concerts where an actor or an actress does all the action and it looks great, even with a not crazy script”, regard to good morning Benjamin Biolay, juror in this year’s Un certain regard category. What about this fake Luhrmann biopic? Is it a fugue, a requiem, a kitsch opera? All this at once, no doubt …

In the sky, luminescent drones take turns drawing the face and hip of the rocker. Love me tender, love me true. For the feast ofElvis, Plage Stéphanie, Warner, which has partnered with the Campari brand, the festival’s new partner, has not slowed down on the scene. This bright night, the most popular on the Croisette, was probably not the most successful. We are not vigilant enough about American dreams.

Two beaches, two atmospheres

In the VIP area where you can sip “bomber“, explosive cocktail, Claude Lelouch praised his partner Baz Luhrmann. He loved his energy. In particular, he who ate with the King in Vegas, in 1969, during the filming of Man I likeseemed amazed at Austin Butler’s performance.

The concert of Maneskin, the Italian winners of Eurovision 2021, began. Its sound collided with the giant karaoke organized by Arte in the beach cinema. Two beaches, two atmospheres. The Franco-German channel has decided to celebrate its thirtieth year in music. After the open-air projection, and in the sand, the documentary Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Ange Leccia dedicated to Christophe, who is one of Elvis ’biggest admirers. “Individually, in my own little world, in my bubble, the 1960s was so delicious. It was Technicolor, the discovery of new music, the arrival of the greatest genius” meaning of the singer in blue words disappeared on April 16, 2020, at the age of 74. The end of Bevilacquas was the first of the cinephiles, collecting up to 500 35mm films in its Montparnasse lair. In the image, he walks sadly in search of the perfection of the music and quotes. drama of jealousyby Ettore Scola, along with Monica Vitti and Marcello Mastroianni, two more of his idols. He replaced the vinyl with one of his old jukeboxes. The ratings ofMao rarepeated King, avoid it and mark, this night of happy nostalgia, our lost paradises.

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