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Blue Jasmine

Cannes 2015: Woody Allen sings a bleak tune

Cannes 2015: Woody Allen sings a bleak tune

The skies were blue over Cannes on Friday, beautiful people strolled the streets and the best films in the world were all around. Woody Allen‎, however, was in a pretty dark mood. "We're all going to end up in a very bad position one day. The same position but a bad one," he said, speaking to reporters in a room toward the back of the Cannes Film Festival’s Palais complex. "The only thing you can do as an artist is come up with a way to explain‎ to people why life has some meaning. And you can't do that without conning them. Because in the end it has no meaning. Everything you create will vanish and the earth will vanish and the sun is vanishing...