SEDUCED AND ABANDONED combines acting legend Alec Baldwin with director James Toback as they lead us on a troublesome and often hilarious journey of raising financing for their next feature film.
Moving from director to financier to star actor, the two players provide us with a unique look behind the curtain at the world’s biggest and most glamourous film festival, shining a light on the bitter-sweet relationship filmmakers have with Cannes and the film business.
Featuring insights from directors Martin Scorsese, ‘Bernando Bertolucci’ and Roman Polanski; actors Ryan Gosling and Jessica Chastain and a host of film distribution luminaries.
Certificate: 15 Distributor: Soda Pictures
Dir. James Toback, US, 2013, 100 mins
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Diane Kruger, Jessica Chastain