French thriller director Guillaume Nicloux ("The Stone Council") shows an uncharacteristically lighter side in "The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq."
Nathanael Karmitz’s Paris-based outfit MK2 has acquired international sales rights to Naomi Kawase’s “Still the Water.” A Cannes Film Festival vet who served on this year’s Steven Spielberg’s jury…
LOCARNO — Who said the French took the whole of August off? Led by sales cos Wild Bunch and Memento Films Intl., broadcast net Arte France and promo org Unifrance, a huge cavalcade of French…
An insidious web of money, sex and power entangles all the characters in Claire Denis' hypnotic nocturnal thriller.
PARIS — Tom Dercourt’s on-demand programming platform La Septieme Salle is partnering up with Franco-German net Arte to organize monthly premieres across France’s arthouse theaters. The…
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
The helmer's third semi-autobiographical feature touches on themes of mortality and middle-aged panic in a mostly breezy, intelligent style.
An indie Indian pic with the crossover appeal of 'Monsoon Wedding,' Ritesh Batra's debut is sure to be gobbled up by audience-friendly fests before heading into niche cinemas.
Shine Intl. has sold more 60 hours of drama to France to air across ARTE, Canal Plus, TF6, Orange and NBCUniversal.
PARIS -- Arte France Cinema, the film arm of the Franco-German net, will co-produce four pics, including "Tom a la ferme" from Canadian helmer Xavier Dolan.