With 'Flag Day', Sean Penn humbly returns to Croisette

The Competition – Five years after the much-missed “The Last Face,” Sean Penn returns to Cannes with this emotional drama that traces twenty years of failed meetings between an elusive father and daughter. Despite some of the effects of the situation in the scene, emotion ends up winning the part.

The question burns the lips of festival-goers who have already been cooked to perfection in the PACA sun: ” Did you see him? better than The last face? Five years after this heartbreaking film about the tormented romances of two thrilling humanitarians in the midst of the Liberian conflict, science day It marks the return of actor and director Sean Penn to the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, big, we shouldn’t exaggerate anything, let’s talk about a modest comeback, as this Croisette Corner feature film, if it turns out to be anything but shameful, looks a little small for the competition.

Quoted from journalist Jennifer Vogel’s biography, science day It tells of twenty years of failed dates with an eccentric and elusive father, a pathetic but inspiring fraudster, who died by police bullets, in 1995, at the end of a manhunt that was broadcast live on TV. A 100% made-in-America destined for an anti-hero born on Flag Day, June 14, to whom Sean Penn lent his features (digitally rejuvenated in the ’70s and ’80s) and broad acting temperament.

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