Cannes film Festival bans movies from Netflix: “Their model is contrary to the our’

After the controversial experiment of last year, the organization of Cannes now his cart.

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Movies of streaming services may no longer compete for the Golden Palm at the Cannes film festival. That has festivalbaas Thierry Fremaux confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Previously found himself already known that the festival no longer movies allows that no French theatrical release. Last year, Netflix still part of the official competition with Okja, and The Meyerowitz Stories.

To The Hollywood Reporter explains Fremaux out that he was initially the risk wanted to take movies from streaming services programming in an effort to the festival with his time to let go. ‘I thought that Netflix was able to convince to make their movies in the cinemas, but they refused.’ The streaminggigant still tried to short screeningperiodes to organize for movies at the same time as they came out on Netflix, but failed to find a solution which was not contrary to French law .

“The people of Netflix to keep the red carpet and would like to be on the apple with the other films, but they understand that their model stands in opposition to our state, decision Fremaux

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