Autobiographical tour de force is completely accessible and art of a very high order.
Cannes Film Festival
Spanish mini-major Notro Films has inked with the Weinstein Co. to take Spanish rights to the John Cusack widower drama "Grace Is Gone."
Linking two advantageous regions for film financing, top Brazilian production house Conspiracao Films has inked with Germany's 2 Pilots to co-produce romantic family film "Me and My Umbrella."
Sibling rivalry is the source of violence and creativity in amusing Japanese dramedy "Funuke." Based on a contempo novel, pic is rarely laugh-out-loud funny, but maintains a wry tone that keeps the…
Taking a simple situation -- a single mother living with her kids -- and exploring its downside to the ultimate consequences, Pedro Aguilera's "The Influence" ends up somewhere between a homage to…
The Cannes Critics Week preem of "Jellyfish" marks another triumph for Israel, strongly represented on the Croisette this year with three films in official sections. Debuting feature co-helmers Etgar…
Bahrani follows lead of 'Man Push Cart' in tightly observing protag on the most invisible margins of U.S. life.
A personal tour through populist revolt, exile and major doses of survivor guilt.
In its ceaseless quest for the hardman audience, U.K. production and distribution outfit Vertigo Films is set to make a movie based around the increasingly popular Brit fighting sport Cage Rage.
France is honoring New Line toppers Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne as "Chevaliers Des Arts et Des Lettres" in recognition for contributions to the arts and literature.
Reed Midem, the company that organizes the TV markets Mip and Mipcom in Cannes each year, is partnering with the Cannes film Festival. Idea is to make the festival a little more TV-savvy and the TV…