Blacklist Comeback: Two Flicks At Fest

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John Berry, widely viewed as the model of the blacklisted director portrayed by Robert De Niro in Irwin Winkler's “Guilty By Suspicion,” comes into the Cannes Film Festival this year in a unique dual…

Building A Name For New Directors

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A former actor and one-time water engineer is causing waves in France's film production world. His name is Alain Rocca. From his headquarters in the eminently 'independent' Republique district of…

Major Indies Out In Force

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This year's Cannes festival and market serves as a vivid illustration of the widening gap between major and minor film business players from the United States. Simply put, while the smaller companies…

Cannes Cutbacks: Small Indies Fading

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How much are the smaller U.S. indies cutting back their presence at Cannes? Consider the following: *Jean Ovrum and Victoria Plummer are not taking an office for the market this year. The heads of…

Penn Takes Helm

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Yank actor Sean Penn's debut effort as a writer and director, “Indian Runner,” will debut May 17 during the Director's Fortnight in Cannes. Pic, a Mount Film Group production, is a coming-of-age tale…

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Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Daily Gross:$1.6M

    Cume to08.28.14: $258.3M

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    1
    Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
  2. 2

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Daily Gross:$1.1M

    Cume to08.28.14: $150.7M

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    2
    Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
  3. 3

    If I Stay

    Daily Gross:$1.0M

    Cume to08.28.14: $20.6M

    If I Stay

    3
    Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%

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East Euros Still Evasive

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As private distributors proliferate across Eastern Europe, a once highly regulated region has become significantly more competitive and lucrative for U.S. films. But don't expect East European…

Teuton Buyers Want All A's At Cannes

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They may be difficult to find, but German buyers heading south for the Cannes fest and market will be on the lookout for high-quality, commercial feature films. Films from the A list with “name”…

Geissler Of Munich Knows What They Want

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Dieter Geissler is one of Germany's few major league producers. He makes films whose budgets exceed $25 million, and is one of the only producers in this country who can make films other Germans want…