If only the ravishing opening shot of Andrey Zvyagintsev's "The Banishment" was followed up with both beauty and something genuinely profound, then disappointment wouldn't be so palpable.
Cannes Film Festival
Film reps a strong new voice in Turkish cinema.
Big premieres are nothing new at Cannes, but if the team behind "U2 3D" is right, Sunday's 12:30 a.m. screening could prove to be a landmark. The film, the first live-action, multi-camera digital 3-D…
Sultry thesp Sophie Marceau brought a touch of French glamour to the Croisette Thursday where she came to tub-thump "Trivial," her sophomore pic as a helmer.
UTV, the Indian film and TV conglom backing M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening," has given its animation ambitions a leg up with the greenlighting of a trio of cartoon features.
Anthony Fabian's "Skin" will be the first movie to be produced under the U.K.-South Africa co-production treaty, which has finally become operational a year after it was signed.
ContentFilm Intl. is handling worldwide sales on "Elephants," a feature doc that will follow the annual journey of hundreds of pachyderms across the Kalahari Desert to reach the lush Okavango Delta…
France's two hottest Jeans -- Reno and Dujardin -- were on the Croisette Friday touting their new $20 million pic together "Cash."
Hong Kong action director Gordon Chan ("The Medallion," "Fist of Legend") is to direct an English-language, live-action adaptation of best-selling videogame "King of Fighters." Pic will lense in Asia…
The U.K. Film Council's New Cinema Fund has committed £1.92 million ($3.84 million) to five projects -- Michael Winterbottom's "Genova," Dominic Murphy's "White Lightnin' -- The Jesco White Murders,"…
Character study's rewards are as elusive as the jackpot allegedly waiting in a minimally guarded warehouse.