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BEST BIT: Arnie, Bruce, Sly and Chuck take on JCVD. WORST BIT: No points for subtlety.
JCVD sees the action star playing himself in a parody of his life and movie persona.
"There are still some practical issues to resolve, not least because the government department involved only revealed the draft legislation very late in the day, to the fury and exasperation of the library and publishing sectors," says Anthony Watkinson, a JCVD member.
"Besides the products, I really want to start something here, maybe a JCVD karate school."
The Belgian actor, best known for his martial arts-inspired movies in the 1990s and with his own cult following, is starring in a reality show, directing a new film and launching a range of self-branded high-end watches and sports apparel called JCVD.
This isn't entirely matched by the film's look, which had a dull and saturated color palette and unclear contours at the screening caught, reminiscent of the overprocessed look of "JCVD." Other tech credits are in line with the general lo-fi approach.
Upcoming projects include the Shepherd: Border Patrol and JCVD.
In town to promote his new brand JCVD, Van Damme talks exclusively to tabloid!
"Before international was seen as independent, smaller and non-commercial," says Smith, who reps "JCVD" director Mabrouk El Mechri, among others.
A martial artist, the actor is known for a host of action films such as Kickboxer (1989), Universal Soldier (1992) and his critically acclaimed JCVD (2008).
Sidebars include European Corner, which features the work of arthouse directors such as Lukas Moodysson, Alexey Balabanov and Francois Ozon; All Around the World, which takes a look at American and Asian cinema and this year includes the Mickey Rourke comeback vehicle "The Wrestler"; and Late Night Show, which includes Cory McAbee's dark sci-fi musical 'The American Astronaut" and cult favorite "JCVD," which shows action star Jean-Claude Van Damme in a new light.
It was for "JCVD," a Belgian indie in which Van Damme (who is JCVD) gave a soul-stripping soliloquy, saying things action heroes never used to say: Like that they are sensitive and misunderstood.
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