Robin Campillo's fascinating sophomore feature is by turns a frightening home-invasion drama, a tender love story and a tense hide-and-seek thriller.
Considered Algeria's most important living director, Merzak Allouache delivers one of his best films with this multi-stranded tale.
RAI Trade has acquired world sales rights to Alessio Cremonini's Syrian civil war-themed "Border," which world premieres in Toronto's Discovery section. As President Obama prepares for military…
VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
Milko Lazarov makes a painstakingly arty, emotionally wan debut with this story of a Greek man buying a newborn in Bulgaria.
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in…
VENICE – The 70th Venice Film Festival blasted off in high gear with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock working the red carpet to tubthump Alfonso Cuaron’s well-received space thriller "Gravity,"…
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Equipped with a camera, a plane ticket to India, a relationship breakup and recent unemployment, talented, neurotic filmmaker Leon Siminiani has produced an intriguing debut with "Map." Following…
There have been many queens of the TV movie, but in the form's withered state, Rob Lowe -- via his recent affiliation with Lifetime -- just might be its new king.