Translation from Naestrada FB Walter Salles talks about the selection
On The Road-It's official! On the road was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in Cannes 2012! Walter Salles talks about the selection:"On the road" is a project for which a group of people, many of them coming from the family of ' the motorcycle diaries ' he devoted 7 years of their lives. The fact of the film have been selected at the Cannes Film Festival's main Show is an award for young actors and technicians who have given so much to the film. Run more than 100 thousand kms to film it, and this gives an idea of the adventure which we live. On the road only exists because of the passion that we all had the book ofKerouac, by behavioral revolution he flared up. And, also, by the courageous action of independent distributors and producers, led by MK2 and associates the Zoetrope, made the film a reality "The production company, American Zoetrope, San Francisco began to idealize the project for more than 30 years and has done an unprecedented partnership with the French company MK2, which acquired the direct. In Brazil, the film will be released on June 15, with Playarte distribution.This profile will be in Cannes and will cover the whole festival, from the point of view from within the team and cast of on the road. Time to pack up our bags.