Johnny Depp, his statue and Emir Kusturica“Johnny is a man who has after all these years showed me that decency, kindness and good character, as it’s said in Christianity, make a person, and here’s a real person,” said Kusturica. The acclaimed director’s friendship with the actor goes back almost 20 years. Depp stared in Kusturica’s movie “Arizona Dream” from 1993 alongside Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway and Vincent Gallo.
Johnny Depp at KustendorfIt wasn’t all fun and games for Johnny though. He also talked business with Kusturica, who will direct him in the movie “Seven Friends of Pancho Villa and the Woman with Six Fingers” before the year’s end. The movie, which may be filmed in Serbia, will also star Salma Hayek and Serbian actor Miki Manojlovic.
Johnny Depp, his statue and Emir Kusturica at KustendorfKusturica, who won the Palme d’Or at Cannes twice for his films “When Father Was Away on Business” and “Underground, ” founded the festival in Drvengrad three years ago. The Festival is dedicated to young films makers and 28 films, from diferents films-school among the world are in competition for Golden, Silver and Bronze egg. International Kustendorf Film and Music Festival runs until January 19, 2010.