At 73, Roman Polanski, once the pre-eminent enfant terrible of world cinema, has reached the sort of respectable age where lifetime achievement awards start to line up like dominoes. After he was…
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His new pic, "Rokonok," may not have found a U.S. distributor yet, but Istvan Szabo is in no mood to complain. After 14 years of making pictures in English, Szabo -- the only Magyar director ever to…
Europe is an intricate patchwork of histories, cultures and languages constantly threatening to burst at the seams. Consequently, the European film biz must cater to a much more fragmented and…
London Eye: No award ceremony is perfectly logical. But some make perfect sense anyway, whereas others, to their detriment, take a bit more explaining. The European Film Awards fall into the second…
Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" and Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's "The Lives of Others" lead the noms for this year's European Film Awards, with six apiece. Almodovar's return-to-his-roots drama…
The European Film Academy will present Roman Polanski with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming European Film Awards in Warsaw.
Michael Haneke's "Hidden" won the top prizes at the 18th European Film Awards in Berlin Saturday, including best film, director and actor for thesp Daniel Auteuil.
A new development funding program aimed at making European pics more competitive worldwide will bow Saturday, on the same day that the European Film Awards celebrate local cinema.
Variety takes its annual romp through key European movies set to light up festivals, markets, arthouses and multiplexes in '06
Another high-profile gamble by Bernd Eichinger, one of Europe's most inspired mavericks. For Eichinger, it was neither easy nor cheap to persuade author Patrick Suskind to part with the film rights…
French-born composer Maurice Jarre's career spans 50 years and a staggering 135 scores for pics as diverse as David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia," "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," "Fatal Attraction" and…
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