Thursday at 5 p.m. is the deadline for Oscar foreign-language film submissions, with nearly 70 countries so far weighing in — though many of the usual suspects are still not accounted for, including…
Not long ago, it was far easier to predict which foreign-language films wouldn't feature in the Oscar race than it is today.
Austrian actress Susanne Wuest galvanized international audiences at the Venice Festival last year in horror pic "Goodnight Mommy." Since then, the 35-year-old thesp had more than half a dozen…
Mutually catholic taste in movies is what brought writer-director team Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala together 17 years ago, when Fiala, then a film student, would babysit Franz's children in…
Variety Critics' Choice Czech out Bible of Showbiz crix' annual curation of 10 European-backed pics.
Koch Media has acquired Germany and the U.K. on Venice standout "Goodnight, Mommy," sold by Films Distribution, adding to the Radius/The Weinstein Company pick-up for North America announced on…
A fairy tale for "Dogtooth" enthusiasts, Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala's "Goodnight Mommy" takes place in an austere, isolated Austrian home, where twin boys begin to suspect that something is…
A genre connoisseur, Paris-based Films Distribution has swooped on world sales rights to "Goodnight Mommy," an intriguing combination of an unnerving chiller and production by Austrian auteur Ulrich…