Christophe Barratier will direct a new version of author Louis Pergaud's "The War of the Buttons."
With 9.8% unemployment and a president whose glamorous lifestyle contrasts starkly with that of the average Gaul, the French could use a good laugh.john
Following their partnership on "Lake Tahoe," Paris-based sales company Funny Balloons is re-teaming with Mexico's Cine Pantera, taking international sales rights to "Alicia, Go Yonder."
Xavier Beauvois' drama "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's thriller "The Ghost Writer" took the film prize at the 16th Lumieres Awards Friday at Paris' Hotel de Ville.
Xavier Beauvois' drama "Of Gods and Men" and Roman Polanski's thriller "The Ghost Writer" nabbed the top kudos at the 16th Lumieres Awards ceremony, which took place Friday at Paris' Hotel de Ville.
"Oceans," a mesmerizing exploration of the ocean depths, proved to be France's overseas B.O. champ last year, according to French film export org Unifrance.
PARIS -- Bulwarked by its large domestic film market and TV coin, French film production levels and investments bounced back in 2010, according to a report from France's Centre National du Cinema…
Paris-based sales outfit Wide Management has closed a raft of sales across its slate.
Bac Films has nabbed French distribution rights to "Borderline," a comedy based on Matthew Kneale's novella "Powder."
France's Pyramide Intl. has sold Venice Critics' Week player "Angele and Tony" to a slew of territories, suggesting there is more life in the art-house market than is sometimes thought, at least for…