Van Sant’s Restless to Open the Cannes Film Festival

As you will read in Shawn Levy’s blog post today Gus Van Sant’s film “Restless” is set to open this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  Van Sant has been a long time favorite of the festival dating all the way back to the 1995 film “To Die For” which opened the festival back then.  This is the second Oregon film to premiere in a major international film festival over the last year.  The first one being Kelly Reichardt’s “Meeks Cutoff” which opened in theaters this past week.  The premiere night is May 12 so look for more news soon.

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