Rolling Stones take over Cannes Film Festival with “Stones in Exile”

By Roger Friedman

HollywoodNews.com: Is it possible? The Rolling Stones have shut down a whole side street in Cannes. The lines outside the Palais Stephanie hotel movie theater are deep, long and wide.

Is it 1972? No, it’s 2010. The Stones are re-releasing their seminal album, “Exile on Main Street” this week, remastered and with six new old tracks.

But there’s also a one hour movie, “Stones in Exile” fashioned from unseen footage, and clips from two little known films: the cultish “Cocksucker Blues” and the long ago vanished “Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones.”

This is what is driving Cannes crazy a week after the film festival has opened.

To read more go to Showbiz411.com.

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One Comment

  • May 19, 2010 | Permalink |

    Great, great, great album. So exciting there’s hoopla over it so many years later.

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