AFI Fest’s Rust and Bone Gala Screening Red Carpet, a set on Flickr.
Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi were invited to come out and cover the AFI Fest’s red carpet for Rust and Bone Gala Screening featuring A Tribute to Marion Cotillard at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Be sure to visit our Red Carpet Report site for all the details including photos and interviews here: www.redcarpetreporttv.com.
RUST AND BONE is Jacques Audiard’s follow-up to A PROPHET, which won the Grand Prix at Cannes in 2009. With his new
film, Audiard gives us Stephanie (Marion Cotillard) and Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts), two independent and strong-willed souls
who bond in the aftermath of a tragic accident. The chemistry between Schoenaerts and Cotillard gives their rocky love story
balance. The accident causes the confident Stephanie, a former trainer of killer whales to lose her sense of self, while Ali, a
back alley boxer, struggles with having to choose between his own martial arts ambitions, being a good father and pursuing a
relationship for which neither of them is ready.
Marion Cotillard’s performance grounds the film by giving Stephanie a fiery spirit that, at first, mediates the aggressiveness and
testosterone driving Audiard’s tough narrative, and then ultimately fuels the film’s perpetual energy, the fire through which
Stephanie must pass in order to emerge as a woman rediscovered and reborn.
ABOUT AFI FEST presented by Audi
AFI is America’s promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts. afi.com
AFI FEST presented by Audi takes place November 1 through 8 in Hollywood, California at the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Mann Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
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