A young Frenchman in 1919 travels to Germany to meet the parents and fiancée of his dead friend in this semi-arty costumer lacking the potency of the original.
Chicago-based Music Box Films has picked up all U.S. and Canadian rights to François Ozon's “Frantz,” which is competing at the Venice Film Festival before playing at Telluride and Toronto. Inspired…
PARIS — Critics Week is getting ready to launch Next Step, a mentoring program for 10 directors whose short films were selected at last year’s Cannes sidebar. Organized in partnership with…
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Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to Francois Ozon's thriller “The New Girlfriend,” three weeks after its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The film, produced by French company…
The San Sebastian Film Festival, the most prestigious film event in the Spanish-speaking world, has unveiled the titles that will vie for a Golden Shell in competition. Among the first announced…
Rarely has Francois Ozon analyzed the cracks in his characters' bourgeois facades to such smooth and pleasurable effect as he does in "The New Girlfriend."
MADRID — Pedro Almodovar’s “I’m So Excited!”, Joe Wright's “Anna Karenina,” Francois Ozon’s “In the House” and Joachim Ronning and Espen Sanberg’s Oscar-nommed “Kon-Tiki” square off among 46 films…
On the eve of Toronto fest kick-off, European mini-major Studiocanal has closed an exclusive distribution pact with Ottawa-based pubcaster Radio-Canada. The five-year deal, effective in…
MADRID — Proving there is still an arthouse market in Spain, however contracted in size, Golem has tied down Spanish rights to Ari Folman's Cannes Directors' Fortnight opener "The Congress," Bertrand…
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Francois Ozon’s “Young & Beautiful,” starring Marine Vacth, from Wild Bunch. Deal was announced at Cannes, where the drama premiered in competition last…
Francois Ozon's mid-career roll continues with this nuanced, emotionally temperate study of a bourgeois teenage girl who takes up prostitution.