ROME – Danish director Bille August ("Pelle the Conqueror") has been recruited as chairman of the 20th edition of the Capri-Hollywood film festival dedicated to launching Oscar hopefuls…
Oscar-winning Danish Director Bille August (“Pelle the Conqueror”) will head the main jury of the 37th Cairo Film Festival which will pay tribute to the memory of the late great Omar Sharif and also…
Locarno: Danish Director Bille August Talks ‘Vivaldi’ Pic In Early Stages At Alliance For Development Initiative
Bille August, the Danish double Palme d’Or winner known for “Pelle the Conqueror,” “Smilla’s Sense Of Snow,” and other dramas with sharp period and character details, is in early stages on “Vivaldi,”…
Bille August is in one of his most productive phases but not, alas, one of his more creative ones.
The San Sebastian Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in the Spanish-speaking world, has unveiled the titles that will vie for a Golden Shell in competition. Among the first announced…
ANNECY– Scandi sales outfit Level K has closed a first round of deals on Bille August’s “Silent Heart” (working title) following Cannes Film Market, where the outfit presented a promo. The intimate…
GDYNIA, Poland — German pay TV outfit Sky Deutschland has acquired a package of Hollywood and indie movies through a deal inked with Tele Munchen Group. Hollywood pics include “Iron Man 3,” and…
Wrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Bille August's thriller “Night Train to Lisbon” from K5 International, three months after its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. Wrekin…
Though not quite a train wreck (the tech package is pedestrian rather than bad), Bille August's "Night Train to Lisbon" feels like a relic of the good ol' Europudding days.
New works by Bille August, Richard Linklater, David Gordon Green and the last film starring River Phoenix are among the final selections of the Berlin Film Festival's main Competition lineup.
Life as an early-20th-century artist's muse proves far less pleasant than it sounds in "Marie Kroyer," an exquisite-looking but low-pulse period drama that reps helmer Bille August's first Danish pic…