The Cannes Movie Stars Lounge is installed in the Californie Suite of the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel. This past weekend they had the pleasure of hosting Bernardo Bertolucci, the 9-time Oscar winning Italian director and screenwriter of “The Last Emperor”, whose movies include “Last Tango in Paris” (1972), “The Sheltering Sky” (1990), and “The Dreamers” (2003). During the opening ceremony of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Mr. Bertolucci was awarded the “Palme d’Honneur” for his life’s work in film.
The director is in Cannes to present his famed movie, “The Last Emperor”, which is in the 66th Festival de Cannes Classics Selection. Mr. Bertolucci met with the press in the Cannes Movie Stars Lounge for afternoon TV and print interviews. The Cannes Movie Stars Lounge was honored to welcome such a great and respected figure.