For how long can a film level-headedly discuss the rules and mechanics of a thriller before becoming something of a thriller itself?
"Old farts' gatherings don't interest the young," muses one of five reunited friends in Laurent Cantet's tragicomic character study "Return to Ithaca."
BERLIN – Funny Balloons, the Paris-based company behind two big Berlin arthouse sales hits – 2012's "No," 2013's "Gloria" – has set its largest sales slate ever with movies by Laurent Cantet…
Gilles Bourdos’ “Renoir” is set to represent Gaul in the Oscar’s Foreign-language race. Pic, which competed in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard in 2012, was released Stateside by Samuel Goldwyn Films in…
Robin Campillo's fascinating sophomore feature is by turns a frightening home-invasion drama, a tender love story and a tense hide-and-seek thriller.
Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
Her pastime is doing impersonations of Liza Minnelli, Britney Spears and Zooey Deschanel, among others. She's working on adding Shakira to her repertoire. "I would consider myself to be a character…
French director Laurent Cantet, who won the Palme d'Or in 2008 for “The Class,” will direct “Vuelta a Itaca,” a drama set in Cuba. Script for Spanish-language pic is by Cantet and Cuban novelist…
City of Lights, City of Angels, L.A.'s annual French film showcase, has always been about maintaining a bridge between Hollywood and Paris. As such, the week-long event has doubled as one continuous…
Catherine Deneuve and Harvey Keitel are set to play late-blooming lovers in an untitled romantic drama helmed by first-timer Robert Cantarella, a French vet theater director and playwrite.
Helmer-scribe Francois Ozon's high-school thriller "In the House" won the Golden Shell for film on Saturday as the 60th San Sebastian's Film Festival came to a close.