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20 May 2017, 12:09 | Max Haynes
Will Smith Comes to the Defense of Netflix at Cannes
Jury president Pedro Almodovar, from left, jury members Jessica Chastain and Will Smith pose for photographers during the photo call for the Jury at the 70th global film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Even the Cannes jury president, director Pedro Almodovar, had to succumb to the Will Smith show, admitting he'd always wanted to work with the movie star. The Golden Camera Award will be given to a first film appearing in any section of the festival by a jury presided over by French actress Sandrine Kiberlain, while Romanian director Cristian Mungiu will head a jury that will provide an award to the short and student films in the Cinefondation section. "Welcome to the 70th Cannes festival".
He added: "I personally don't perceive the Palme d'Or [should be] given to a film that is then not seen on the big screen".
He added: "In my home, Netflix has had absolutely no effect on what they go to the movie theater to watch, go to the cinema to be humbled by certain images and stay home for others - no cross".
Nineteen films from around the world will be competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or award as the top movie at the festival, including productions by directors Sergei Loznitsa of Ukraine and Andrei Zvyagintsev of Russian Federation.
Twilight star Pattinson will be back in Cannes for the premiere of Good Time, a bank-robber drama starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Captain Phillips' Barkhad Abdi and indie director Noah Baumbach will make his south of France debut with The Meyerowitz Stories, starring Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller, about the family of an acclaimed author.
"I wish you 12 days full of enthusiasm", Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi said as he declared the festival officially open alongside actress Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp.
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"But while I'm alive, I will be fighting for the one thing the new generation is not aware of - the capacity of hypnosis of a large screen for a viewer".
Netflix allows Smith's children to "watch films they otherwise wouldn't have seen". "The Cannes Film Festival is the ultimate prestige in cinema". Netflix brings a great connectivity for them to the world.
Smith couldn't resist the last word: "I was probably 14 years old the last time I watched three movies in one day".
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With his shock of grey hair and bright red sunglasses, Pedro Almodovar cut quite the distinctive figure as he led his jury members into their first official press conference.
Actress Marion Cotillard, left, and Charlotte Gainsbourg pose for photographers during the photo call for the film Ismael's Ghosts, at the 70th worldwide film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
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