PARIS -- The Gallic box office may have reached record highs last year, but homegrown film production fell 12%, according to a report from Ficam, the French film technicians' org.
It may be a French cultural phenomenon, but Gallic box office smash "Intouchables" (Untouchable) has roots that are planted as deeply in Hollywood as they are in the soil of the typical French comedy.
Gaul's kudos season kicked off Friday as Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" won best film and actress (Berenice Bejo) at the Lumieres Awards, the French equivalent to the Golden Globes.
PARIS -- Launched last year at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous, Matteo Lovadina's sales outfit Reel Suspects has closed a raft of deals on Laurent Bouhnik's raunchy relationship comedy "Q."
Jaume Collet-Serra's "Unknown," starring Liam Neeson, was the top French film export last year by theatrical gross, as the U.S. once more drove Gallic B.O. takings outside France in 2011. Rolling off…
PARIS -- Gallic helmer Catherine Breillat is set to helm "Abus de faiblesse," based on her autobiography depicting her destructive relationship with conman Christophe Rocancourt.
French Canadian first-timer Anne Emond's "Night #1" has been snapped up in several territories.
Memento's "Bad Seeds" and Pathe's "Sunday Dads" will screen at the 14th Rendez-Vous With French Cinema along with Wild Bunch's "The Players," with star Jean Dujardin and helmer Michel Hazanavicius in…
Pan-European sales and distribution group Wild Bunch has inked a three-year output deal with Mark Burg's Twisted Pictures, the label behind the "Saw" horror franchise.
PARIS -- As Unifrance's Rendez Vous mini-mart kicked off Wednesday, French production, distribution and sales company Les Films du Losange closed pre-sales to several territories for Michael Haneke's…
The number of foreign films shooting in Paris rose 26% last year to 24 pics.
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