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…
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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.
PARIS– Michael Haneke's “Amour” swept the 38th Cesar Awards Friday, taking home wins for film, director, actress (Emmanuelle Riva), actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and original screenplay. “Amour”…
A terrific docu from Gallic nonfiction filmmaker Nicolas Philibert, "La Maison de la radio" adds revealing images to sounds that will be familiar to millions of French public-radio listeners.