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  • Director's dud widely reviled--even by him (Roger Ebert's account of new Vincent Gallo film)

    06/03/2003 2:01:14 PM PDT · by weegee · 28 replies · 1,153+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | May 25, 2003 | Roger Ebert
    CANNES, France--The Affair of the Brown Bunny, one of the most astonishing episodes in the history of the Cannes Film Festival, took another turn Friday when director Vincent Gallo apologized for his film and said, "It is a disaster and a waste of time." Gallo's "Brown Bunny," which screened as one of three American entries in the official competition, was the lowest-rated film in the history of Screen International, the British trade paper that tabulates votes of a panel of critics. It was booed and laughed at during its screenings, there were countless walkouts, and its inclusion as an official...
  • Gallo: I never apologised for Brown Bunny (Conservative filmmaker facing leftist backlash?)

    06/03/2003 1:50:50 PM PDT · by weegee · 15 replies · 355+ views
    The Guardian UK ^ | Tuesday June 3, 2003 | Staff and agencies
    Actor-director Vincent Gallo has denied apologising for his derided road movie The Brown Bunny - and dismissed US film critic Roger Ebert as a "fat pig" for saying that he did. On its recent unveiling at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was a contender for the Palme d'Or, Gallo's film was greeted by hoots of derision. The Brown Bunny stars Gallo as a brooding biker on a cross-country odyssey through the US, who finds himself haunted by memories of an ex-girlfriend (Chloe Sevigny). Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw labelled it "the most hysterical event in Cannes history", and said...