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“Seduced and Abandoned” is the story of two men, James Toback and Alec Baldwin, attempting to film their attempt to make a film deal at Cannes, and all the hilarious, moving and surprising things that happen to them along the way. An intimate, personal chat with Scorsese, Polanski and Coppola, a chase after the likes of Jessica Chastain and Ryan Gosling, an exposé of back-room wheeling and dealing.
James Toback and Alec Baldwin are film industry veterans with all the best connections, and they’ve got a film to finance. They are men on a mission, and Cannes Film Festival is the place to complete it. After all, it’s the largest film festival, and more importantly, film marketplace, in the whole world. It can’t be that hard…right?
A funny and insightful look at the tough business behind Cannes’ glamorous exterior, “Seduced and Abandoned” is the perfect documentary for all film lovers, featuring guest appearances including: Ryan Gosling, Jessica Chastain and the ever controversial Roman Polanski.