The traditional lifestyle of nomadic sheep herders on the harsh Kazakh steppe provides quietly sensational drama in "Tulpan," the feature debut of Kazakh-born documaker extraordinaire Sergey…
Cannes Film Festival
NonStop Entertainment has bought the rights for Cannes Palme d'Or winner "The Class" by Laurent Cantet for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic states.
Italy's Cannes double whammy, the Grand Prix for Matteo Garrone's "Gomorrah" and the Jury Prize for Paolo Sorrentino's "Il Divo," has the country's film community ecstatic, just when a boost was most…
Tiberius Film has acquired German rights to a slew of films from the Cannes film mart, including John Harrison's Clive Barker adaptation "Book of Blood" and Gilles Paquet-Brenner's horror thriller…
A film so small that, even at 76 minutes, it plays like a way-distended short vignette, Eric Khoo's "My Magic" is thin, very unmagical fare.
Walter Salles' VideoFilmes has picked up "The Mystery of Samba" for distribution in Brazil.
Laurent Cantet's "The Class" (Entre les murs), an evocation of contemporary society as seen through a year's events in a Paris junior high school classroom, went to the top of the class by winning…
Twenty-eight pop songs go looking for a drama to accompany them in "Palermo Shooting," which suffers from being both pretentious and inconsequential.
Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl. has acquired international rights to the next film by Pablo Fendrik, whose "Blood Appears" won the Ofaj/TV5Monde (Very) Young Critics awards at Cannes Critics' Week…
Crowning an enthusiastic reception when it first screened at Cannes, Sergei Dvortsevoi's "Tulpan," a Kazakhstan-set tale of a lovelorn shepherd, won the top Un Certain Regard Prix.