The thorny subject of German historical memory binds the characters in Barbet Schroeder's "Amnesia," a thoughtful, sensitive character study that reps a minor-key comeback for the veteran Swiss…
Les Films du Losange
PARIS– Les Films du Losange, the Paris-based company behind Michael Haneke’s “Amour,” has boarded “Prejudice,” the feature debut of Belgian filmmaker Antoine Cuypers. “Prejudice” is one of the…
One of Scandinavia’s best-known directors, Bent Hamer sat with Variety to discuss his latest film, “1001 Grams,” Norway’s foreign-language Oscar candidate, and his English-language debut project…
SAN SEBASTIAN – Charlie Sheen will attend the second edition of the Baja Intl. Film Festival in Los Cabos as a special guest, the fest announced Monday. The fest will include a screening of “Machete…
Edgar Reitz continues his visionary sweep through history with this black-and-white prequel to his "Heimat" juggernaut.
After lobbying for nearly two years, French film export bizzers have obtained from the CNC (national film and TV board) the launch of a selective 8 million Euros ($10.4 million) fund to help them…
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
This elegant, geographically vivid pic is considerably leaner than its melodramatic premise might suggest, though wan characterization makes it less immediately engaging than "A Screaming Man."
Music Box has picked up North American rights to Mads Mikkelsen starrer “Michael Kohlhaas,” which unspools in Cannes competition May 24. Adapted from Heinrich von Kleist's 1811 novel, “Kohlhaas” is…
Explicit sex scenes mark this absorbing and intelligent exploration of queer desire.