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The 15th edition of the Monte-Carlo Comedy Film Festival, an event founded by Ezio Greggio to present the best international comedies, starts Monday.
Australian actor and Calvin Klein model Travis Fimmel will present the Finding Steve McQueen in a world premiere on Friday.
Finding Steve McQueen is inspired by one of the biggest hold-ups in US history: in 1972 a criminal clan from Youngstown, Ohio, staged a coup to steal €24.4 million ($30 million) from a secret fund of President Richard Nixon. Fimmel plays the role of the protagonist Harry James Barber, wanted by the FBI for hold-up and conspiracy.
The Festival’s Jury will be presided by French director Claude Lelouch, who will be receive the Movie Legend Award during the closing Gala on Saturday, March 3.
Variety magazine critic Nick Vivarelli will also be part of the Jury, as well as Italian actresses Nancy Brilli and Valeria Solarino.
The six-day event takes place under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert and the Embassy of Italy.
The architecturally exciting new home of the International University of Monaco has been officially inaugurated by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and National Council President Stéphane Valeri.
A new photo book paying tribute to the 126 people who work behind the scenes at the Prince’s Palace and his private home, Roc Agel, has been released.
Prince Albert has joined a gathering of the entire Red Cross Movement in Geneva for a conference under the theme: ‘Acting today to shape the world of tomorrow’.
Monaco now has four new Ambassadors from Belarus, Malayia, Mali and the European Union.