First-time Italo helmer Giuseppe Capotondi, whose Venice competition entry "The Double Hour" unspooled to warm reaction Thursday, reps a rarity in Italian cinema for a couple reasons.
"Mr. Nobody" is about as big-budget as it gets for a European pic, especially one by an auteur.
Europa Cinemas is expanding into Asia and Latin America.
Post-natal anxiety and the intense vitality of the city of Naples were the two main themes for "The White Space."
Plans are going forward for another movie based on a Michael Ondaatje novel.
Italo thesp/helmer Sergio Castellitto has two helming projects percolating, one of which has been boarded by Warner Bros. Italia.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez walked down the Venice Film Festival red carpet Monday amid massive security.
U.S. journo-scribe Mark Boal, who penned the screenplay for Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker," has nabbed the fourth Gucci Group Award.
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Planes: Fire and Rescue
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