Gay fest stalwart Sebastien Lifshitz spins another variation on his themes and visual predilections.
Berlin Film Festival
A nostalgic family melodrama with its heart in the right place.
The incongruous history of South Africa's famous Sun City resort is explored.
BBC Films is developing a feature pic about the rivalry of long-distance runners Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett.
Charming tale of a French conjuror who befriends a naive lass in late-1950s Scotland.
Carlos Reygadas ("Silent Light"), the lynchpin of a new generation of Mexican directors, is prepping his next feature, "Post Tenebras Lux."
"A Prophet" producer Chic Films is in advanced negotiations with Alfred Huermer's Munich-based Integral Film for Integral to co-produce Chic's "Wayfaring Strangers."
Helmer Aleksei Popogrebsky sees a big shift coming in how Russian independent films are made as drastic changes in how public funding is doled out begin to impact prospects for filmmakers.
Gaul's Quad Films, which teamed with Focus Features Intl. to produce "Heartbreaker," is lining up Gerard Depardieu starrer "Small World."
London-based the Bureau is producing Julie Gavras' romantic comedy "Late Bloomers" with France's Gaumont and Sylvie Pialat's Les Film du Worso.
Scandi sales company TrustNordisk has closed deals on a bunch of Berlin titles, including Lars von Trier's sci-fi "Melancholia," which Gutek Film picked up for Poland and Wild Bunch took for Benelux.