The Madeleine Brand Show for May 21, 2012

Searching for this year's crossover hit at Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

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View of the official poster featuring late US actress Marilyn Monroe inside the Palais des Festivals at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 21, 2012 in Cannes.

The Cannes Film Festival kicked off last Wednesday with the opening night premiere of Wes Anderson's new film, "Moonrise Kingdom." But there are still plenty of highlights yet to come, including a new film from "Precious" director Lee Daniels, the new Brad Pitt vehicle, "Killing Them Softly," and the highly-anticipated screen adaptation of Kerouac's beat classic, "On the Road."

Madeleine speaks with Karina Longworth, who's been covering the festival for L.A. Weekly.

Guest

Karina Longworth, film critic for L.A. Weekly


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