It is 1808. Along the jagged limestone sierra outside Barcelona, Bruc, a Catalan drummer lad, squints cautiously up at Montserrat's cliffs. Napoleon Bonaparte has dispatched thousands of troops to…
Twenty of the bigger Catalan films currently in production, including budgets.
Horrific times haven't hurt horror films yet, says Angel Sala. And he should know. As director of Sitges' Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, Sala oversees Europe's biggest genre confab, a mix of gore…
Barcelona-based Escandalo is teaming with Tarantula in France and Switzerland to co-produce "Eva," toplining German-Catalan thesp Daniel Bruehl ("Inglourious Basterds").
Helmer Bigas Luna will shoot 'D D Hollywood,' toplining Elsa Pataky and Peter Coyote.
The San Sebastian Festival has created a new section: the Zinemira-Basque Film Showcase.
The 57th San Sebastian Festival will be bookended by two North American films.
Two pics by Argentine helmers, Diego Lerman's "Moral Sciences" and Marcelo Pineyro's "Thursday's Widows," are among 26 co-productions that have pulled down incentives from Ibermedia.
Manoel de Oliveira is to start shooting his next pic "The Strange Case of Angelica" in December, when he turns 101 years old.
Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza's "Rec 2" will open the 42nd Sitges Intl. Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest genre pic devotee confab.
"Private Lessons," from Belgian writer-director Joachim Lafosse ("Private Property"), took the Golden Moon for film at Valencia's 24th Cinema Jove Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.