Jean-Paul Belmondo defined French cool at the beginning of the New Wave in Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 classic “Breathless.” Actor Alain Delon and director Jean-Pierre Melville very consciously redefined…
She will be an honorary guest at the 26th European Film Awards Ceremony on Dec. 7 in Berlin.
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…
"Belmondo" boasts a wealth of film clips and testimonials from fellow thesps, helmers and family members attesting to Jean-Paul Belmondo's special qualities (virility!) and influence on a subsequent…
It feels like a family reunion with some of Aki Kaurismaki's favorite Gallic and Finnish thesps, joined by a few newbies in 'Le Havre.'
The myths about resistance to totalitarianism are again held up to revisionist scrutiny in "Flame & Citron," an absorbing, shades-of-gray look at home-front intrigue in Nazi-occupied Denmark during…
Violence begets violence and pat homilies in crimer-cum-morality tale "Lady Jane," from earthy French helmer Robert Guediguian.
"Second Wind" takes a second look at the late Jose Giovanni's tale of honor, and the lack of same, among thieves, the first of which was Jean-Pierre Melville's 1966 adaptation starring Lino Ventura.
Dapper all-around entertainer Jean-Pierre Cassel, whose five decades in show business encompassed well over 100 films and some 50 plays, died of cancer April 19 in Paris. He was 74.
As John Woo preps a remake of Jean-Pierre Melville's "Le Cercle rouge" (The Red Circle) for Paramount, the late Gallic helmer of crime classics is finally getting a Stateside release for his WWII pic…
John Woo and Terence Chang's Lion Rock Prods. has teamed with France's StudioCanal to develop modern-day remakes of three vintage French thrillers. The pics are "Honor Among Thieves," "Rider on the…