Juggling careers as a playwright and actress, 30-year-old Palermo native Isabella Ragonese worked in theater before making her film debut in 2006 in Emanuele Crialese's "Golden Door."
Some sprocket operas cater specifically to kids, like Giffoni and the Chicago Intl. Children's Film Fest. Others, including Tribeca and Toronto, select a handful of innocuous films specifically for…
Tomas Alfredson gained international attention with his 2008 vampire pic "Let the Right One In" and for "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" his English-language debut that has made some $11 million in the…
Gotham filmmaker Mary Harron journeys to the Lido this week with her fourth feature, an adaptation of Rachel Klein's 2002 bestseller "The Moth Diaries," which preems out of competition today in…
Toronto serves as a key showcase for Euro cinema. Here is a sample seeking distribs:
As region booms, these events are becoming essential stops on the global fest schedule.
Though known colloquially by its location ("Will I see you at Vladivostok?" a sales agent might ask), this event's full title is telling.
In an ever-more-crowded festival landscape, the big questions -- What is the focus? Who does it serve? And how well? -- become all the more important. Accordingly, we trained the spotlight on these…
European Film Promotion once again spotlights 10 talented actors from across the Continent, as chosen by a jury, ready for their Berlin closeups
"America," one European producer recently declared, "is the only country with a real film industry. That's why so many people want to work there."
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival will unspool more than 240 films, several of them foreign-language pics. Here are a few titles from the continent