Once strictly local, foreign comedies are finding greater interest abroad.
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Italo auteur Mario Martone's 19th century-set drama "We Believed," about the revolutionary turmoil that led to Italian unification, is the frontrunner for Italy's David di Donatello Awards, with 13…
Remakes are ringing up box office gold in Europe, prompting a proliferation of local hits being redone for neighboring markets and causing some curious cases of cross-pollination.
Italian Islamic fundamentalism-themed comedy "Che Bella Giornata" (What a Beautiful Day) has edged out Roberto Benigni's triple Oscar-winner "Life Is Beautiful" as the country's alltime top local…
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 8:45 “Aftershock”Huayi Bros. Media Corp., Criterion 6 “Flesh Wounds”American World Pictures, Broadway 1 “The Big Picture”EuropaCorp, Broadway 3 “The Speak”Green Communications, AMC…
Italy is getting hit by the "Sticks" again.
"Welcome to the South" is that rarity, a remake better and subtler than the original.
Two years after the debut of the Gallic megahit, an powerhouse Italo remake has prompted Pathe to slot the redo for release in France.
Driven by a desire to be faithful to the film's source material, Sony Pictures and helmer Ryan Murphy decamped to Campania in September so they could shoot Julia Roberts eating a pizza in famed…