May 29, 2007
The likeliest reason this film was included in the Palme d'Or lineup was as a nod during Cannes' 60th birthday to the two-time Palme winner; it only serves to underline how far the helmer of When Father Was Away on Business has sunk.
May 29, 2007
Promise Me This is bold and bright and loud, but it's schizophrenically divided -- too cartoony to take seriously, too violent to just laugh at.
May 26, 2007
Newcomers and big fans of Kusturica's comedies should book first-row seats (even though Zavet completely misses the emotional resonance or satire of his best films), while returning visitors should opt for the cheap seats.