Oscar-winning Italo tunesmith Nicola Piovani will receive French insignia the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters during a ceremony at the Cannes film fest.
Sunny climes and a disparate batch of largely lightweight titles made for a lame frame at the Euro B.O., especially for Hollywood, but there were some exceptions.
The Rome Film Festival looks set for change after the Silvio Berlusconi-backed candidate on Monday became the Italian capital's first right-wing mayor since World War II.
"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…