MARILYN – THE ‘IT’ GIRL AT CANNES…

Famous faces past and present are rolled out at Cannes. You see her face everywhere, Marilyn Monroe, mouth rounded provocatively to blow out the single large candle in the middle of a birthday cake, on billboards proclaiming the 65th Cannes Film Festival is nigh. Monroe never came to the festival, which makes her an odd choice as its poster girl. On the other hand, as some critics have observed, it is an image that acknowledges Cannes’s dual identity as a serious festival of world cinema and a fiesta where giddy girls get their bikini tops off. The elite come out in full force and we will be keeping you posted on what is happening. If Marilyn were alive then surely this year she will be strutting the red carpets and partying with the who’s who. This years festival appears to be memorable with all eyes on Nicole Kidman for her role as a trailer trash white woman…   

 

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