Neither Inglourious Basterds nor Antichrist picked up the festivalâ€™s biggest prize, the Palme dâ€™Or. That went to Austrian director Michael Hanekeâ€™s pre-Nazi drama called The White Ribbon. I unfortunately didnâ€™t see that one. Thatâ€™s the problem â€“ it may be a film festival, but you are so busy running around that you donâ€™t necessarily get to see many films.
I went to the closing party which was held by Audi and featured a DJ set by Will.i.Am of the Black Eyed Peas. Apparently Kylie Minogue played at the club, called VIP Room, on Friday. Will is one talented guy â€“ not only does he perform musically, he can also act. His role in Gavin Hoodâ€™s X-Men Origins: Wolverine was fantastic.
Over the course of the weekend the people that I had come to know here in Cannes made their way back to their home countries â€“ Croatia, Germany, the UK, the US and Sweden â€“ and others just headed back to Paris. To end, I think another classic