MARRAKECH — Kiyoshi Kurosawa ("Penance") is set to make his first venture outside of Japan with a romance-laced genre drama set around Paris with "The Past" thesp Tahar Rahim on board. While in…
Amusing but slight, this minor entry from Kiyoshi Kurosawa is a quirky one-hour caper designed as a showcase for singer-actress Atsuko Maeda.
Music Box Films, the Chicago-based arthouse distributor, has nabbed rights to “Penance” (“Shokuzai”), Japanese genre master Kiyoshi Kurosawa's eerie psychological thriller, for the U.S., Canada, the…
DEAUVILLE– Version Originale/Condor, a new Paris-based distribution player, has acquired Destin Daniel Cretton's “Short Term 12,” which is competing at Deauville American Film Festival. Pic played…
Is the new topper of the New York Film Festival loosening up the famously tight constraints of the fest's main slate? That's the question spurred by the addition of one more film, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's…
This quasi-scientific fantasy finds Japanese horror maestro Kiyoshi Kurosawa at his least disturbing or mesmerizing.
New Locarno artistic director Carlo Chatrian hasn't reinvented the wheel, but it's clear he's keen on adding luster to the Swiss event with a promisingly diverse lineup for its 66th edition.
Spike Lee has cast British actress Zaraah Abrahams as the female lead in his Kickstarter-funded film. The filmmaker disclosed he had discovered Abrahams while watching “Black Girl in Paris,” a short…
Bigelow will receive the John Schlesinger Award for excellence in directing, while Kingsley will be presented with the Albert R. Broccoli honor for worldwide contribution to entertainment.
On Aug. 8, the film's writer-director is back with another socially conscious sci-fier, "Elyisum," but this time the budget is far bigger ($120 million-plus) and the cast more star-studded (Matt…