Major Japanese producers have made a flurry of pic announcements, trying to stir up buyer interest before Cannes.
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Paris-based sales agent Funny Balloons has taken international rights to Cannes Directors' Fortnight player "Tony Manero."
"Home," the second feature from Swiss helmer Ursula Meier ("Strong Shoulders"), will have its world premiere as part of the Critics' Week sidebar in Cannes.
Oscar-winning Italo tunesmith Nicola Piovani will receive French insignia the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters during a ceremony at the Cannes film fest.
Brazilian Fernando Meirelles' "Blindness" and Barry Levinson's "What Just Happened?" will bookend the 61st Cannes Film Festival, the fest org announced Tuesday.
Foreign sales company Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to Brillante Mendoza's "Serbis" (Service), the first Filipino pic in 24 years to be selected to play at Cannes.
The Cannes Film Festival's 40th Directors' Fortnight, announced Friday in Paris, boasts a huge Gallic presence, both in terms of directors and productions.
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up international rights to Emily Atef's "The Stranger in Me," which will unspool at the upcoming Critics' Week sidebar in Cannes.
Francois Truffaut famously dismissed British cinema as an oxymoron. Thierry Fremaux doesn't exactly share that Gallic disdain for his cousins across la Manche. But his selection for this year's…
Vet Polish auteur Jerzy Skolimowski's comeback movie, "Four Nights With Anna," will world preem as the opening film of the Cannes Film Festival's 40th Directors' Fortnight.