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.
Cannes Film Festival
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…
A young gypsy woman trying to lead a "normal" life is in a constant battle against prejudice and her own community's entrenched behavior in "The Way Out."
As the dust settles over Cannes' 2014 market, it looks set to go down as one of the most cross-grained in years. U.S. market pre-buys surged, led by Paramount's shelling out about $20 million…
Variety’s chief film critics Justin Chang, Scott Foundas and Peter Debruge pick their top five films at the Cannes Film Festival. On the list: Palme d’Or winner “Winter Sleep” and even a Hollywood…
This year’s Cannes Film Festival awarded the Palme d’Or to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Winter Sleep,” while acting prizes went to Timothy Spall for “Mr. Turner” and Julianne Moore for “Maps to the Stars.”…
CANNES — Brazil's Walter Salles ("Central Station," "The Motorcycle Diaries") is teaming with Gullane, producer of Venice closer "Amazonia," to produce "Noah's Ark," a flagship Brazilian animated…
Cannes 2014 is over, and so are the 11 non-stop nights of Champagne-infused parties that were made all the more merrier thanks to a surplus of booze and shortage of food. Unlike U.S. premieres, movie…
MADRID –Mexico's ND Mantarraya, a joint distribution venture of Carlos Reygadas' Nodream Cinema and producer partner Jaime Romandia's Mantarraya, has snagged Mexican rights to seven Cannes kudos…
Over the past two decades, Australian director Rolf de Heer has premiered four films in Cannes: "The Quiet Room" (1986), "Dance Me to My Song" (1998), "Ten Canoes" (2006) and now "Charlie's Country."…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History