Italo producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori, the once mighty movie mogul behind hits including "Life Is Beautiful" and "Mediterraneo," was declared bankrupt by a Rome court on Tuesday.
"Playing the Victim," a black comedy by Russian helmer-playwright Kirill Serebrennikov, took the top prize at the first RomeFilmFest, which ended Saturday with organizers pleased, though event's…
The world may not have been crying out for another film festival, but except for those tied to the long-established Venice event, most were willing to give the inaugural RomeFilmFest a shot.
Asia Argento will topline her father Dario Argento's English-language horror pic "The Mother of Tears," billed as the third installment in the cult helmer's "Three Mothers" trilogy.
The first deals to come out of the inaugural RomeFilmFest's Business Street mart surfaced Wednesday, with Adriana Chiesa Enterprises inking a slew of sales pacts for Giuseppe Tornatore's "The…
Georgian-born French director-writer Gela Babluani will shoot a U.S. remake of thriller "13 Tzameti," which was released Stateside by Palm Pictures earlier this year. English-language remake of the…
Red carpets and parties at the RomeFilmFest were cancelled on Tuesday following a morning rush-hour subway collision in central Rome that left at least one dead and some 60 injured.
The inaugural RomeFilmFest kicked off with plenty of star power provided by Sean Connery, Nicole Kidman, Monica Bellucci, Leonardo DiCaprio and Richard Gere, as loads of local film buffs flocked to…
Politically passionate Italo helmer Gillo Pontecorvo, whose realistic re-construction of urban clashes between Algerian nationalists and French troops, "The Battle of Algiers," became a…
The curtain finally rises on the RomeFilmFest today, starting with a protracted Sean Connery celebration prior to fest opener "Fur," amid hopes that a high-profile shindig in the local film-industry…