Spain's producers seek global partners for pic production.
A pic that was rejected as too dark in the U.S., a mainstream bet with international potential and a film with a religious theme.
Norwegian Marius Holst's "King of Devil's Island" took top honors at the 32nd Valencia Mostra, receiving the audience prize, the Golden Palm.
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Last September, the $27.7 million Stateside opening weekend for "Resident Evil: Afterlife," produced by Germany's Constantin, proved Europe can produce action titles that stand up to U.S. fare.
Bastions of high art, Europe's festivals face one building criticism: Their growing divergence from public taste.
"Tracker," "Brighton Rock" and "King of Devil's Island" feature among Competition titles at the Valencia Mostra -- Intl. Action and Adventure Film Festival.
Renny Harlin, a director who set the bar for Hollywood action adventure with "Cliffhanger" and "Die Hard 2," will receive a career retrospective-tribute at the 32nd Mostra de Valencia Intl. Action…
Mohamed Al-Daradji's "The Train Station," Daniel and Diego Vega's "El Mudo" and Deniz Erguven's "Kings" figure among 15 projects selected for the Cannes Film Festival's 6th Cinefondation Atelier.
Berlin's M-Appeal has taken worldwide rights outside Latin America to "Fase 7."
MADRID -- Berlin-based M-Appeal has taken international rights to Venezuela foreign-language Oscar candidate "Hermano" (Brother).