"Wrestling With a Memory" (Gachi-Boy), Japanese helmer Norihiko Koizumi's sophomore work about a determined wrestler contending with a memory lapse, took the top prize at the 10th Udine Far East Fest.
The Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading" will open the 65th Venice Film Festival.
The winds of war are blowing over Rome.
The planet's two hemispheres seem to be headed toward greater cinematic fusion.
Tilda Swinton will star in Italo helmer Luca Guadagnino's "Io sono l'amore" (I Am Love), a romantic drama in which she will play a foreign society matron in Milan who falls for a young chef.
Italy's robust presence at the upcoming 61st Cannes Film Festival was front page news Thursday in the country's top dailies, which are hailing the three Italian titles unspooling in the Official…
Cult Italo directorial duo Daniele Cipri and Franco Maresco will pay homage to U.S. clarinetist Tony Scott, the bebop great of Sicilian origin, in a docu focused on Scott's return to his Italian…
Tyro helmer Andrea Molaioli's assured atmospheric thriller "The Girl by the Lake" stole the show at Italy's David di Donatello film prizes, taking 10 statuettes, including both director and…
Is Silvio Berlusconi's electoral victory last week bad news for Italy's entertainment industry? Depends who you ask.
The Italian box office was down 7% to E189 million ($301 million) in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2007, which was a banner year. Admissions also dropped 7% to 32,000 tickets…
Shares in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcasting group surged on the Milan bourse Tuesday on news of the media mogul's solid victory in the Italo general election.