Underscoring the increasing allure of Spanish psychological thrillers, Elle Driver has pounced on international rights to "Insensibles" (Painless) before the film goes before the cameras.
Cannes Film Festival
U.K.-based sales and production company Intandem Films has picked up worldwide rights to helmer Dan Ireland's "Jolene."
Davis Guggenheim has completed filming on a documentary that will look at the story of the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack…
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.