"La Fin du regne animal" (The End of the Animal Kingdom), a first feature by French helmer Joel Brisse, won the main prize at the 21st Turin Film Festival, Italy's preeminent event dedicated to young…
Prolific Italian producer Cattleya has several new projects in the works, including "Vita," the next pic from helmer Paolo Virzi, whose comedy "Caterina Goes to Town" is currently enjoying a handsome…
Hollywood "evil" helmer William Friedkin and Italian horrormeister Dario Argento gushed copiously as they paid tribute to each other at the 21st Turin Film Festival where Friedkin was honored with a…
Marco Bellocchio's "Good Morning, Night" has nabbed the European Film Academy's critics prize and scored a raft of sales.
A scathing comedy program that took potshots at Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's dominance of Italy's airwaves has been pulled by pubcaster RAI.
It ain't over yet, but the fat lady is loosening up her vocal chords for Mifed. The organizers of the Milan film market spent much of the just-concluded 70th edition (Nov. 8-13) in a rear-guard…
Italian filmmaker Stefano Rolla was among victims killed in Wednesday's car bomb attack at an Italian military compound in Nasiriya, Iraq.
Lanterna Magica, one of Italy's top animation boutiques, has bought back the majority stake it sold to Medusa Film in 2001 and will fly solo again.
Five years after "Train of Life" earned him critical and commercial kudos, Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu is set to shoot "Va, Vis, et Deviens," (Go, See, and Become).
Jeremy Irons will replace Ian McKellen in Michael Radford's bigscreen adaptation of "The Merchant of Venice" because shooting delays have caused conflicts with McKellen's schedule.