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…
Cannes Film Festival
CANNES—This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the…
A densely packed, often astonishing cinematic feast that honors Rome in all its splendor and superficiality.
A murkily derivative sci-fi-horror entry that basically amounts to "Red Planet of the Dead."
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group Asia has become an investor and partner in Hong Kong-based Irresistible Films L.P. Terms of the deal, announced Tuesday at Cannes, were not disclosed. Greg…
The helmer's third semi-autobiographical feature touches on themes of mortality and middle-aged panic in a mostly breezy, intelligent style.
Foresight CEO and chairman Mark Damon first came to Cannes in the mid-1970s as an acquisitions executive. This year, Damon is celebrating Sony's multi-territory deal for his Neil Bogart biopic…
Gordon Steel first came to Cannes as a buyer’s rep for Germany’s Scotia Films in 1982 and has been back almost every year since. With clients including Portugal’s Zon Lusomundo, Ster-Kinekor in…
Nine years after the end of apartheid, South Africa's film industry has grown an average 14% per year since 2008 and employs roughly 40,000 people, of which 66% are black, according to the first…
A competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner's tale of dirt-poor Missippi folk in mourning.