(a) Carmen Maura, Penelope Cruz and director Pedro Almodovar at this morning’s Volver press conference — Thursday, 5.18.06, 3:40 pm; (b) Glistening beach-bay view from American Pavillion — Friday, 5.19, 11:40 am; (c) Astoux & Brun, an excellent seafood restaurant at foot of hilly “le Suquet” section near Hotel de Ville — Thursday, 5.18.06, 11:45 pm; (d) Something about the milky light in this otherwise uninteresting shot taken in the lounge of the Orange cafe; (e) waiting for entrance into the Debussy theatre for screening of Paris Je’taime — Thursday, 5.18, 7:45 pm; Fast Food Nation costars Gregg Kinnear, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderamma at this afternoon’s Palais press conference — Friday, 5.19.06, 12:38 pm