This elegant, geographically vivid pic is considerably leaner than its melodramatic premise might suggest, though wan characterization makes it less immediately engaging than "A Screaming Man."
Cannes Film Festival
Docu helmer's technique blends flashes of melodrama with such naturalistic choices as shooting on location and working mostly with non-actors, resulting in a challenging fiction/nonfiction hybrid…
Gael Garcia Bernal and Mia Maestro have joined the cast of Argentinian helmer-scribe Pablo Aguero's "Evita" (working title), chronicling the odyssey of Eva Peron's embalmed corpse around Europe from…
“The Past” director Asghar Farhardi visits the Variety Studio in Cannes.
Universal has acquired distribution rights to Latin America and Spain on the Studiocanal-sold "Shaun the Sheep," adding two more major deals to the Aardman production's already impressive major…
Spanish director Carlos Saura, the major figure of the Nuevo Cine Espanol, is set to direct "Argentina," a documentary about tango. Nathanael Karmitz's MK2, which is scoring heavily this week at the…
IM Global and Switzerland’s Impuls Pictures have partnered on a new output deal, the companies announced Tuesday from Cannes. Deal adds to IM Global’s existing network of output partners, which…
The Weinstein Company is in advanced negotiations to acquire all U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 3D adventure pic "The Young and Prodigious Spivet," in what will be one of the highest-profile…
Set to unspool Stateside on HBO, "Behind the Candelabra" is the most bigscreen-worthy film Steven Soderbergh has made since "Che."
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian…