ROME — The Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Sam Peckinpah with a complete retrospective of the maverick Hollywood director’s works, which include landmark Western “The Wild Bunch,” once…
Controversial film director, Roman Polanski has cancelled a planned visit to the ongoing Locarno Film Festival, where he was this week due to receive a prize. Polanski, who won a best director Oscar…
Swooping on a black comedy which one Variety critic hailed as the discovery of this year's South by Southwest Festival, Media Luna has acquired international sales rights to Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard,"…
Celebrated Hong Kong producer Nansun Shi is to be given the Raimundo Rezzonico Prize by the Locarno Film Festival
LONDON — Vienna-based sales house Autlook has acquired worldwide rights for Marc Bauder's documentary "Master of the Universe," which won Locarno’s Critics' Week prize. The deal was negotiated…
This maddeningly undisciplined and egocentric docu might generate curiosity seekers in Italy.
Although not for everyone, this surprising prose poem on the randomness of life itself should earn fest interest and deserved cult status.
"Story of My Death," Catalan director Albert Serra's imagined meeting of two oft-filmed historical figures—Casanova and Dracula—won the Golden Leopard Saturday night at the 66th Locarno Film…
Marred by a weak lead, Thomas Imbach's biopic never gets inside its protagonist's head.
LOCARNO — Among early sales at an applauded and impressively attended 4th edition of Locarno's Industry Days, Films Boutique has sold Lionel Baier's "Longwave," which world premiered on Sunday at…
LOCARNO — Two portraits of people on the edge, Alexander Kvatashidze's war-reporter themed docu-feature "See You in Chechnya" and Alejandro Fernandez Almendras' questioning vengeance thriller "To…