Fest to honor French helmer who died April 4
editor, Fausto Ancillai using digital techniques. In a statement, the fest said, “By dedicating the closing night to him, the Festival de Cannes, along with his family, friends, producers, and distributers, is very pleased to pay tribute to the memory of Claude Miller.” “Therese D.” will open Nov. 21 in France. TF1 Intl. handles international sales. “Once Upon a Time in America” redux, with 40 minutes added to the original 229, will unspool on the Croisette in a gala event on May 18. The long-gestating restoration project was shepherded by Leone’s children, Andrea and Raffaella, who acquired Italian rights to “Once Upon a Time in America” from Arnon Milchan’s New Regency. This year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival will run May 16-27.
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