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.
Cannes Film Festival
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.
Italy's robust presence at the upcoming 61st Cannes Film Festival was front page news Thursday in the country's top dailies, which are hailing the three Italian titles unspooling in the Official…
Frank Mannion's Swipe Films is handling international sales for "Love Live Long," the latest experimental movie by Mike Figgis.
After its strong Latino flavor last year, Cannes sidebar Critics' Week largely focuses on European pics for its 47th edition.
Robert Beeson and Pam Engel's new Brit arthouse distrib New Wave Films has acquired two films in this year's Cannes competition, "The Silence of Lorna" by the Dardennes brothers and Nuri Bilge…