Canned Heat


Italian director Nanni Moretti celebrates his Golden Palm for 'La Stanza del Figlio' (The Son's Room)

One way to raise an emotional welt at the Cannes Film Festival is to mention a posh party you attended and say, "Everyone was there." (What this usually means is that either you are important enough to be given an invitation or you ain't too proud to beg for one.) Inevitably someone within earshot will grumble, "Well, I wasn't."

At the 54th annual Riviera bash, which concluded last week, the big do was a Hong Kong film party at the Majestic Hotel. Jackie Chan, Samo Hung, Jet Li, they were all there, and everyone was invited. Except...

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