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Video: Chaz Ebert Bids Adieu to Cannes

In her final dispatch from the Riviera, Chaz Ebert shares some of her favorite moments from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The following video includes some gorgeous footage of the town itself, as well as some of the A-listers who walked the red carpet. Chaz recounts her attempt to revisit the spot where Roger proposed to her, and also discusses the memorable moment this year when Quentin Tarantino insisted that she have a chance to ask him a question at his press conference. Chaz's question to Tarantino elicited one of his best answers, where he named two filmmakers who were the "most exciting" working today, according to a self-made poll. Who were they? Find out below...

2014 Cannes Segment 7 - from The Mint on Vimeo.

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