A burglary gone wrong in the First Nations reserve of Manawan sends a young Atikamekw man on a journey of self-discovery, in a street-cast, anthropologically minded look at communities rarely given…
Berlin Film Festival
PARIS — Mads Matthiesen's “The Model” has been acquired by Koch Films rolling off the Berlin Film Festival. Sold by Scandi major TrustNordisk, “The Model” has been picked up by Koch Films for…
Named best film in the Berlinale Forum by the Tagesspiegel Reader's Jury, this often grotesque and sometimes blackly comic tale follows the interconnected lives of some not particularly likeable…
PARIS — Music Box Films has snatched up North American rights to Hannes Holm’s Swedish B.O. hit “A Man Called Ove.” Based on Fredrik Backman’s bestseller, which has been published in more than 30…
Not many films open in utero, with a fetus smoking a cigarette as his older self intones in voiceover, "I have a terrible memory," but "Rag Union" isn't like many films.
A dramatic microcosm of the age-old conflict between progress and tradition.
For a classic novel whose fans insist that Hjalmar Soderberg's 1912 romance not only holds up but reads with fresh relevance today, "A Serious Game" yields a drearily old-fashioned costume drama.
Audience empathy will win out over significant flaws in musician turned helmer Alex Anwandter's unsatisfactory debut that aims to ask how a society can barely blink an eye when a young gay man is…
Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary “Fire at Sea” (“Fuocoammare”), winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. “Fire at Sea,” shot on the…
The impact of Netflix and Amazon on overseas business was a hot issue at Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market. As Netflix rolls out globally, the streaming service has begun to cherry-pick…
Sumptuous lesbian-tinged drama sells over 100 territories at Berlin Market for Korea's CJ Entertainment.