Michelle Thrush and Misty Upham in the Spotlight at Cannes Film Festival
On Saturday, the highly anticipated film Jimmy P. premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, one of the premiere showcases of international cinema. In the movie, Benicio Del Toro plays a Blackfeet Indian who is a troubled World War II vet. The supporting cast includes several Natives. Two of them -- Michelle Thrush, Cree, and Misty Upham, Blackfeet -- realized a dream of many film actresses when they walked the red carpet at Cannes and fielded questions from an international cadre of entertainment journalists.