A gentle comedy about a curmudgeon, a Chinese man and a cow that falls from the sky, "Chinese Takeaway" is tasty while it lasts but not very filling.
Cannes Film Festival
A young female lawyer barred from practicing decides to leave Iran no matter what the cost in writer-director Mohammad Rasoulof's slow-burning realist drama "Goodbye."
An overstretched drama from sophomore helmer Catalin Mitulescu that tries for insight but fails to seduce.
U.S. distribs sprang into action during Cannes, snapping up both festival specialty pics and pre-sales on big-budget commercial titles. The Weinstein Co. and Sundance Selects were the busiest buyers…
A crime epic based in Mexico City, Everardo Gout's "Days of Grace," is insanely over-the-top, offering up action-packed scenes with a little soccer thrown into the trigger-happy film.
Pathe International has closed more than 70 sales across its slate rolling off a vibrant Cannes market.
Stockholm-based distrib NonStop Ent. picked up eight titles for the Nordic and Baltic markets at a buoyant Cannes.
After a midfest conversation about artistic considerations (Cannes Show Daily, May 18), Variety's senior film critics compare notes on a festival at which films of extreme violence and bitter…
More than a year after it was first tipped to play the Croisette, ''The Tree of Life,'' Terrence Malick's epic meditation on childhood and the cosmos, won the Palme d'Or from the jury of the 64th…
Kirsten Dunst received the actress prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday for her performance in Lars von Trier's ''Melancholia.''