Cheeriness and whodunit elements are emphasized at the expense of any insightful revision of the classic novel, resulting in a generic drama that's only mildly diverting.
PARIS– Paris-based Films Distribution has acquired international sales rights to Anne Fontaine’s (“Coco Before Chanel”) “Agnus Dei,” a WWII-set drama based on historical events. Toplining French…
PARIS– Chicago-based Music Box Films and U.K.’s Soda Pictures have acquired Anne Fontaine’s “Gemma Bovery,” a romantic comedy toplining British rising star Gemma Arterton, on the heels of its Special…
The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. “The Red Robin” by Michael…
Mel Raido is set to star in the indie “Gemma Bovery” with Gemma Arterton. Anne Fontaine is directing with Philippe Carcassonne and Faye Ward producing. Pic is from Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel, which…
Gaumont is re-teaming with French helmer Anne Fontaine on “Gemma Bovery”. The bigscreen adaptation of the eponymous comicbook, pic toplines star Gemma Arterton and Gallic thesp Fabrice Luchini. A…
Radius-TWC continued its Sundance buying binge on Wednesday, closing its fourth deal of the festival with Jacob Kornbluth's documentary "Inequality for All" and kicking off what's sure to be a more…
Exclusive Releasing has acquired Anne Fontaine's "Two Mothers," the Australia-set drama toplining Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, for U.S. release.
Anne Fontaine's film about two lifelong friends who fall for each other's sons is all vapidly beautiful surface, an impeccably tasteful picture about some awfully tasteless decisions.
Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," David Gordon Green's "Prince Avalanche," Park Chan-wook's "Stoker" and first-timer Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Don Jon's…
French pics continue to rack up sales