IFC has bought U.S. rights to Alex Lawther’s high school comedy-drama “Freak Show.” The film, based on James St. James’ bestseller of the same name, follows Billy Bloom as a cross-dressing teenager…
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Music Box Films has bought the U.S. rights to the French drama comedy “The Midwife,” starring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve. “The Midwife,” directed by Martin Provost from his own script, had…
If you can't trust the talking cat — or perhaps the question should be if you can — whom do you trust?
Music Box Films has bought U.S. rights to the documentary “Chavela” and plans an October theatrical release, Variety has learned exclusively. “Chavela,” directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi…
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Carla Simon's "Summer 1993," which won the best first feature prize at the Berlin Film Festival in February. The Spanish film also took…
Destitute and clinging to threadbare hope, an aspiring Hollywood high-flyer rehearses her Oscar speech at one point in Mike Ott's is-it-or-isn't-it docufiction "California Dreams."
There can be a paradoxically public intimacy to YouTube culture: an artificial sense of personal connection forged by those everyday video updates, so many of which feign a diaristic, confessional…
Started before Czekaj's even wilder Venice and SXSW entry "Baby Bump" (2015) but completed afterwards, "The Erlprince," too, gives an unorthodox spin to archetypes and confirms the helmer as a talent…
Philippe Mora storyboards a personal graphic novel while researching the incredible story of his father's work for the French Resistance, and his mother's miraculous escape from the gas chambers.
Carla Simón's sensitive, understated autobiographical debut paints a vivid portrait of a little girl facing the loss of her mother and integration into a new nuclear family.
Swedish director Petter Lennstrand delivers an outrageously charming kids' yarn featuring puppets, rockets, and treasure made out of trash.