Artistic director Almodovar offers 'Law of Desire,' a film he calls 'fundamental to my career.'
Argentina's FilmSharks Intl. has pounced on Beto Gomez's Mexican box office breakout "Saving Private Perez," produced by Mexico's Lemon Films.
Chelsea Films, Curzon Artificial Eye's genre label, has acquired all rights to the U.K. and Ireland on Sam Shepard starrer "Blackthorn."
Paris-based Mandarin Cinema will co-produce "Invader," an action-packed political thriller set against the background of the invasion of Iraq, helmed by Daniel Calparsoro ("Asfalto").
MADRID -- Vertice 360, one of Spain's biggest film and TV groups, is driving into genre pic production and sales.
Belgian Geoffrey Enthoven's crowdpleaser "Come As You Are" topped the 56th Valladolid Festival, one of Spain's main art pic showcases, on Saturday.
"11-11-11," "Habemus Papam" and "Artigas" feature on the first distribution slate of Nossa Distribuidora, Brazil's groundbreaking new distribution service unveiled last Tuesday at the Rio Film…
Jose Padilha's Cold Mountain Ent. and Mark Abraham and Eric Newman's Strike Ent. are near ready to bring "Tri-Border" onto the market.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian arthouse distrib Art Films has acquired rights to Brazil on Susanne Bier's "All You Need Is Love" and "Kon-Tiki," produced by Jeremy Thomas' Recorded Picture Co.
Jose Padilha, director of "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within" is teaming via his Zazen Prods. label with Daniel Filho's Lereby Prods. to raise $60 million to finance 10 Brazilian movies over the next…
BERLIN -- Brazil's Filme Rio-Rio Film Commission has sealed a broad-based partnership with Paris' Ile de France Film Commission.