Following Alexander Mindadze's very different "Innocent Saturday," "Land of Oblivion" reps the second major feature of 2011 to carve drama out of the Chernobyl disaster, to powerful effect.
"Indifference" (Bezrazlichie), a black and white movie shot in 1989 in the dying days of the Soviet Union and only recently completed by its director, Oleg Flyangolts, took picture kudos as Kinotavr…
Alexander Mindadze's sophomore feature radiates an increasingly poignant glow as it progresses.
Russia's government-backed film fund is planning to increase support for co-productions in a bid to attract foreign industryites and increase its films' international profile.
While movie industries around the world have been hit hard by the economic downturn, German filmmakers have been largely oblivious to credit crunches and shrinking equity.
Michael Caine is set to topline "Mr. Morgan's Last Love," Sandra Nettelbeck's dramedy based on Francoise Dorner's French novel "La Douceur assassine."