In the run-up to Berlin’s EFM market, Scandi giant TrustNordisk has taken international sales rights to “The Shamer’s Daughter,” a high-profile fantasy/adventure film based on the first book of Lene…
In A Better World
Kjell-Ake Andersson's ’70s-set working-class drama "Nobody Owns Me" has smashed the Swedish B.O., grossing an estimated $2 million since its Nov. 8 opening. Set in an industrial town in Sweden, pic…
“The Hunt,” Thomas Vinterberg’s child-abuse-themed drama, starring Mads Mikkelsen, will represent Denmark in the race for the foreign-lingo film Oscar. “The Hunt” was a Cannes contender in 2012, when…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
From India, surprising news: Ritesh Batra's acclaimed Cannes debut “The Lunchbox” will not be India's submission for the best foreign-language film award at the Oscars. The news from Japan was no…
Edgar Reitz continues his visionary sweep through history with this black-and-white prequel to his "Heimat" juggernaut.
While cherishing his 'Harry Potter' experience, Daniel Radcliffe eagerly tackles projects far across the creative spectrum.
Producing six telenovelas a year requires the coordination of a not-so-small army of actors, writers, producers, directors and crew members to turn out episodes at a pace that even English-lingo soap…
Opening with the most oft-repeated opening line in the history of film advertising, the clever new trailer for Lake Bell's "In a World..." begins a bit like the hilarious high-concept promo for the…
Corny as a vat of polenta, but still rib-sticking, Italy-set "Love Is All You Need" offers a romantic comedy for middle-aged palettes.
LONDON -- Susanne Bier, whose last film "In a Better World" won the 2010 foreign-language film Academy Award, is in the running for the Oscars again.
More than a year after acquiring feature film rights, Anonymous Content has tapped Susanne Bier ("In a Better World") to direct and Scott Teems ("That Evening Sun") to adapt Abraham Verghese's…