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A French producer who was rejected at Cannes for public criticism has been awarded a badge

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Leading French producer Marc Messonnier, whose accreditation at the Cannes Film Festival has been revoked after he was publicly criticized for his choice of Catherine Corsini Back homeI finally got a badge.

Messonnier tweeted a photo of his accreditation badge on Monday, saying: “All is well. Thanks to the Cannes Film Festival for the gesture and to everyone who has shown their support. Again in Paris this afternoon.”

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producer, whose credits include François Ozon 8 women And Swimming pool So is Xavier Giannulli DaisyA series of tweets in April criticizing the choice of Cannes Back home to the competition after accusations of misconduct on the site and he said he would boycott the festival. Corsini has strongly denied the accusations.

Messonnier is still going to Cannes to participate in the Marché du Film but arrived last Wednesday. Check out his adoption was canceled a few days ago without anyone telling him.

He tweeted that he had been told it was because he had called for a “violent personal boycott campaign”.

The European Producers Club (EPC) issued a declaration of solidarity with Messonnier, denouncing the decision as an attack on freedom of expression.

The body, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, is a consortium of 160 influential film and television producers from across Europe, including Martin Moskowitz of Constantin Film, Carol Scotta of Haut et Court and Ida Solomon of Solomon Film.

Deadline Contact Missonnier and EPC for further comment.

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