After announcing 43 films selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival earlier today, festival delegate general Thierry Fremaux sat down with Variety to parse some of the artistic and personal…
Cannes Film Festival
A classic Moretti tale in which a director, played by the helmer's recent muse and alter ego Margherita Buy, approaches meltdown as she fitfully copes with her mother's fatal illness.
The world's biggest film market, the Cannes Film Market is dramatically upping the ante on its new digital revolution film forum Next, in response to market demand. Launched last year, the Cannes…
Over the course of their decade-long co-directing partnership, Israeli sister-and-brother duo Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz have distinguished themselves by commitment.
Brazilian actor-turned-director Selton Mello has is following up his milestone art film "The Clown," Brazil's Oscar entry, with "A Movie Life" adapting the book "A Distant Father" by Chilean Antonio…
Kanu Behl makes a grittily impressive debut with this well-acted tale of a crime family in Delhi.
Within the oeuvre of DreamWorks Animation, "How to Train Your Dragon" was anything but typical. So when the film went on to earn nearly half a billion dollars, director Dean DeBlois asked himself why…
PARIS – London-based sales-finance house WestEnd Films has closed multiple pre-sales off Cannes on the upcoming "A Perfect Day," starring Benicio del Toro, Tim Robbins, Olga Kurylenko and Melanie…
Mockumentaries generally have culturally specific elements that play best to local audiences, and Kaouther Ben Hania's hilarious and acerbic "Challat of Tunis" is a prime example.
Fourteen directors reflect on the onset of WWI in this wildly uneven omnibus.
Seeing Gong Li on the Croisette for Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home" was a reminder of the last time she trod the carpet at Cannes for a Zhang film — in 1995 for "Shanghai Triad." And while that wasn't so…