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Melbourne 2014 Review: Catch Me Daddy Imbues Stunning Tension And Displays Confident Direction

Director Daniel Wolfe came into recognition with his awesome music video Time To Dance for the band The Shoes. The clip featured a disturbed psychopath, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, who, essentially, murdered hipsters who could not dance. This tongue-in-cheek idea was not played for laughs, however, and the results proved both strangely beautiful and troubling, the murders as visceral as anything a music video has produced, and the editing a bizarre, quick pace of reality and delusion.This year, Wolfe premiered his debut feature, Catch Me Daddy, at Cannes. The film contains his signature style; searing violence, cool pacing, and the majority of elements found in his music work, from the roving camera and cluttered interiors to beautiful exteriors. Together, these components craft a truly disturbing screen...

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Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Slit Throats and Do Cocaine in This Music Video Directed by Cannes Newbie Daniel Wolfe

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Slit Throats and Do Cocaine in This Music Video Directed by Cannes Newbie Daniel Wolfe
Although the bizarre and gruesome music video for "Time To Dance," the single by French band The Shoes, first went viral in 2012, we are bringing it back to your attention in honor of director Daniel Wolfe's Cannes debut film "Catch Me Daddy."  Wolfe directed the freaky video, which features Jake Gyllenhaal slashing throats in a fencing suit, using some cocaine and a surreal sequence with a bunch of dancers wearing animal costumes. As of now it has almost 4.5 million views on Youtube. His first full-length feature, "Catch Me Daddy," which will show at Cannes as part of Director's Fortnight Lineup, is a thriller about a teenage girl who runs away from her family and goes west with her boyfriend. Her brother, with his gang of criminals, catches up and she is forced to flee. If the film is anything like the music video, it's sure to at least be an interesting viewing experience.
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Cannes Directors' Fortnight 2014 lineup unveiled

Cannes Directors' Fortnight 2014 lineup unveiled
Celine Sciamma’s Girlhood (Bande de Filles) [pictured] to open; Matthew WarchusPride to close.Scroll down for full list

Céline Sciamma’s Girlhood (Bande de Filles), revolving around a girl gang in a tough Paris neighbourhood, will open Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, running May 15-25.

The Cannes parallel section’s artistic director Edouard Waintrop unveiled the non-competitive line-up at a press conference at the Forum des Images in Paris today.

Sciamma was last in Cannes with adolescent locker room drama Water Lilies, which premiered in Un Certain Regard in 2007, but is best known internationally for her 2011 Tomboy, which sold to some 35 territories.

UK’s Pride is Closing Film

Matthew WarchusPride, starring an ensemble cast featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine and Andrew Scott, will close the selection. The UK comedy revolves around an unexpected alliance in 1984 between a bunch of striking Welsh miners and gay and lesbian activists.

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