Ettore Scola's "Gente di Roma" (People of Rome) will open the 20th Europa Cinema, which will host world preems of eight European productions.
Northern Arts Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to Italian director Pupi Avati's bittersweet drama "A Heart Is Elsewhere," a Cannes Competition entry and winner of Italy's Davide di…
Small-town confinement, poverty, and parental problems confront innocent 20-year-old Vince in this coming-of-age drama. Universal themes make "Break Free" an engaging if at times overly endearing…
Italy's RAI Cinema is vowing to boycott the Venice Film Fest in the future after its Marco Bellocchio-helmed "Good Morning, Night" failed to win a major prize Saturday.
George Clooney had Venetian dowagers all but hurling their underwear at him, while 4-year-olds climbed barriers to yell "George, George" at a glimpse of the actor.
Italy's RAI Cinema is seeking U.S. partners to board an English-language adaptation of Marguerite Yourcenar's "Memoirs of Hadrian." Pubcaster RAI's film arm and Rome producer Enzo Peri are developing…
Andrey Zvyagintsev's "The Return," a powerful father-and-son drama, took the 60th Venice Intl. Film Festival's Golden Lion, becoming the event's big winner after the pic from the first-time Russian…
Admissions in Italy grew 5.3% to 51.6 million and B.O. improved 7% to 307.7 million euros ($284 million) between January and August, compared with the same frame last year, according to national box…
Dino De Laurentiis disembarked Monday on the Lido to receive a career Golden Lion, the first time that the Venice Intl. Film Festival has lionized a producer.
The Italian government is trying to end an era of self-indulgent subsidized filmmaking by cutting funding for each project and making marketability a key criteria for obtaining that coin.
Having grown to become Italy's top film player, Medusa Cinema now faces a new challenge: getting the word out that it has no intention of monopolizing the market.