Former Wild Bunch Distribution boss Jean-Philippe Tirel is joining forces with indie producer Maya Hariri and Orange Studio topper Frederique Dumas to fully-launch his new Paris-based acquisition…
Declaration Of War
All this maneuvering and breathless anticipation might lead one to believe that Sony or Intel or whoever is going to launch something so revolutionary that incumbents like TW Cable will instantly…
CANNES –Gallic actor-director Guillaume Gallienne's comic confessional "Me Myself and Mum" topped the 45th Directors' Fortnight, scooping both its Art Cinema Award and the Society of Dramatic Authors…
U.S. helmer Larry Clark's "Marfa Girl," a naturalistic depiction of teens smoking pot and having sex in torpid Texas, won the Golden Marc'Aurelio for film at the Rome Film Festival, which wrapped on…
A handsome artisan and amateur dancer from the French sticks finds his body virtually glued to that of a haughty Parisian ballet teacher in "Hand in Hand," a contempo, dance-infused variation on the…
The rebooted Rome Film Festival has unveiled its lineup of 59 world preems comprising a wide range of arthouse, genre and edgy fare peppered with more mainstream titles and a robust U.S. presence…
French thesp turns personal battle into triumphant 'War' story
It may be a small-budget dramedy with a little-known cast, but Valerie Donzelli's "Declaration of War" has already conquered French audiences and film reviewers alike.
Valerie Donzelli's "Declaration of War" has been selected to represent France in the foreign-language Oscar race.
The ultimate horror scenario of every parent, an offspring's diagnosis with a potentially fatal tumor, is tackled with effective filmmaking brio.