Cinecitta Luce has bought Italian distribution rights to "The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu"
First-time helmer Janus Metz' documentary "Armadillo," about two Danish soldiers in Afghanistan, won the Critics' Week Grand Prix at Cannes on Thursday.
Paris-based Les Films Pelleas has closed French domestic distribution with Margaret Menegoz's Les Films du Losange on helmer Mia Hansen-Love's "Un Amour de jeunesse" (Goodbye, First Love).
In a flurry of sales Tuesday, Films Distribution licensed eight territories on Pierre Thorreton's docu-feature, "Yves Saint Laurent, L'amour fou."
Campo Cine, director Diego Lerman's Buenos Aires-based shingle, is prepping Natural Arpajou's feature debut "Natural."
Spain's Lazona has pulled down tax coin to finance "23-F," a step-by-step retelling of the country's Feb. 23, 1981, failed coup d'etat. Levied at 18% of investment, the tax rebate is worth around…
There were signs of recovery on the Croisette this year as sales agents closed a number of presales on top projects, from Summit Intl.'s 3D "The Three Musketeers" to Focus Features Intl.'s "Hanna."
Universal Pictures Intl. went on a shopping spree Monday on the Croisette, snapping up rights to select major territories for P.J. Hogan's Tony Collette comedy "Mental" and Relativity Media's 3D epic…
Brazilian film investment agency RioFilme is set to co-produce the $5 million drama "Coracoes Sujos" ("Dirty Hearts") with Brazil's Mixer.
Egypt's Good News Group, producer of the "The Yacoubian Building," is firing up "Assassins," the third film from "Yacoubian" director Marwan Hamed.
In another sign of the booming remake market for French titles in the U.S., Robert J. Emery's Coup d'Etat has optioned re-do rights to Sophie Marceau starrer "L'Age de raison" (With Love … From the…