Spiros Stathoulopoulos addresses his Hellenic side with a monastic drama unsteadily perched between dreamy symbolism and subtlety-killing blatancy.
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Bruno Bettati's Jirafa Films, whose "The Summer of Flying Fish" is at the Berlinale Co-Production Market, is readying "Groenlandia," helmer Jose Luis Torres Leiva third film.
"La Vie en rose" helmer Olivier Dahan has come on board to direct "Un sac de billes" (A Bag of Marbles), a WWII-set drama based on Holocaust survivor Joseph Joffo's memoirs.
Announcing early business at the European Film Market, Jean Labadie's Paris-based Le Pacte has clinched a swath of international sales on the €15 million ($19.7 million ) 3D Amazon jungle adventure…
In its latest innovation, online film industry service Cinando bowed a year-round B2B VOD movie download service, allowing distributors and sales agents to view authorized movies year-round.
Reaching beyond its usual festivals and distribution ops, Poland's New Horizons Assn. has boarded "Comrade Jesus," from helmer Urszula Antoniak.
The proposed revamping of key European Commission film programs is getting a boost at Berlin.
Spanish producer-distrib Wanda Films continues its focus on social issues with Panorama player "Wilaya." Pedro Perez Rosado's drama, set in a Saharan refugee camp, is the first Sahrawi feature…
Sweden's NiceflxPictures is making a feature version of Jonas Jonasson's "The Centenarian Who Climbed Out the Window and Vanished," which has already pre-sold to Concorde for Germany and Austria.
Lisa Wilson's startup sales outfit the Solution Entertainment Group has locked a stack of deals for Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Connelly starrer "Writers" at the European Film Market.
Kino Lorber has picked up all U.S. rights to vet thesp Daniel Auteuil's directorial debut "The Well-Digger's Daughter" (La Fille du puisatier), a remake of Marcel Pagnol's 1940 classic film.