Cannes: Download THR's Day 4 Daily
An eventful day in Cannes includes a heist of more than $1 million of Chopard jewelry and Harvey Weinstein presents his slate with a star-studded event.
It was an eventful day at the Cannes film Festival on Friday, leading to several interesting stories in The Hollywood Reporter's Day 4 daily.
Chopard jewels worth more than $1 million were stolen from a Chopard employees hotel room. Cannes police told THR that the value of the stolen jewelry was about $1.4 million, and that the whole safe was taken out of the wall in the hotel room. The suspect was able to get to the safe through an adjoining room with a connecting door.
In what has become an annual Cannes ritual, impresario Harvey Weinstein summoned a crowd full of press and buyers Friday night to the Majestic Hotel for a show-and-tell spotlighting upcoming features from The Weinstein Company.
Asghar Faradi's The Past had its red carpet premiere, featuring The Artist star Berenice Bejo.