Cannes, France! The press, the celebrities, the nude beaches…The Toxic Avenger!?! Come along to the Cannes Film Festival with legendary director and head of Troma studios Lloyd Kaufman! In this informative and entertaining “edu-mentary,” Lloyd and the Troma Team set out to sell the foreign rights to Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV and market in the name of independent cinema. The chaos that ensues will have you in stitches! From battles with Warner Brothers and Jean Claude Van Damme to wars with French police and even each other, the Team tromatizes the riviera and France will never be the same again. Essential viewing for independent filmmakers everywhere, All The Love You Cannes teaches how to do Cannes on no-budget and return with a fistfull of cash from lucrative foreign market sales…and then there’s all the wonderful blood, breasts, and brawling! Features appearances by Quentin Tarantino, Roger Ebert and John Stossel. —Amazon
Lloyd Kaufman (born December 30, 1945) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and occasional actor With producer Michael Herz, he is the co-founder of Troma Entertainment film studio, and the director of many of their feature films, including the The Toxic Avenger and Tromeo and Juliet. Kaufman also serves as chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance.
In 1974, Kaufman and his business partner Michael Herz founded Troma Entertainment and began producing and distributing independent action and comedy films. In order to pay the bills, Kaufman did freelance work for Hollywood productions, including Rocky, Saturday Night Fever, and The Final Countdown, which he also produced (Kaufman has said that it was his experience on this film that made him never want to deal with a major studio again). From 1979 to 1981, the two wrote, produced and directed a series of profitable “sexy comedies,” precursors to such films as Porky’s, including Squeeze Play!, Waitress… read more