Cannes Units ‘hands of Stone’ Particular Screening as Tribute to Robert De Niro

By | May 8, 2016

ARIS – Jonathan Jakubowicz’s “arms of Stone,” some of the Weinstein enterprise’s greatest swings of 2016, will get hold of an authentic alternative particular Screening at this year’s Cannes competition as a tribute to Robert De Niro.

Screening will be held within the Palais des festivals’ Grand Theatre Lumière. Produced, disbursed and bought internationally by The Weinstein business, “hands of Stone” tracks the upward thrust to glory of Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez) and his celebrated fights with Sugar Ray Leonard. De Niro performs this supervisor and train, Ray Arcel.

“I’m excited to be coming lower back to Cannes in particular with this film ‘hands of Stone’ that I’m so proud of,” said De Niro. “This film is uplifting, successful and a superb time for audiences, so I’m looking forward to seeing my pals from the world over of cinema in becoming a member of us for this enjoyable experience.”

“’Palms of Stone’ is old De Niro. any person wh‎o knows Bob, knows what a fondness he has for boxing and his huge input into this film made it very useful and sensible,” introduced Harvey Weinstein.

Robert De Niro

He brought: “On behalf of the enterprise, we’re overjoyed that the pageant de Cannes chose to honor Bob this year with a unique screening. It guarantees to be a fun time and a gorgeous nighttime to pay tribute to one of the most super guys of our trade.”

Having taken overseas income, The Weinstein enterprise swooped on domestic distribution rights on the 2015 Cannes competition, committing to unencumber Roberto Duran’s existence story on as a minimum 2,000 displays.

“Hands of Stone” might be launched in the U.S. on August 26. Jonathan Jakubowicz, Ramirez and Ana de Armas will additionally attend the Cannes special Screening.

De Niro, who starred in two Palme d’Or profitable movies – “Taxi Driver” in 1976 and Roland Joffe’s “The Mission” in 1986 – served as president of the Cannes pageant leading jury in 2011.