The Girl Without Hands
What he does best is create a palpable sense of dread without pushing, without tilting into melodrama.
Selections from Roger Ebert's Cannes coverage...
Flashback #4: 16 Films in 5 Days; 1 Meal in 5 Hours
Here's a clear affirmation that the newly constructed "Steak 'n Shake" on the Riviera would've undoubtedly caused Roger to salivate. In this wonderfully funny selection from the 2000 festival, Roger provides a minute-by-minute breakdown of his excruciatingly prolonged experience in a French restaurant, waiting a seeming eternity for his dinner to materialize, and then several more eternities for his check to arrive. Suddenly, the brand-new McDonald's across the street proved to be unexpectedly enticing. Here's hoping he ordered a royale with cheese.