This limp "Mrs. Doubtfire"/"Tootsie" knockoff seems destined to find its most captive offshore audiences in-flight.
Although not for everyone, this surprising prose poem on the randomness of life itself should earn fest interest and deserved cult status.
Lionel Baier's period comedy delights in film history, but feels too forced and artificial in its striving for 1970s screwball vibe.
Delicate and poetic, but full of offbeat humor, this coming-of-ager is Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's most accessible work to date.
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…
This year, Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival joined Europe's top-tier fests as part of Europa Cinemas' Label, a prize set up to promote European art movies. The Label is awarded by a jury of Europa…
LOCARNO — Paris-based Le Pacte has initiated sales on Quentin Dupieux's left-of-field comedy "Wrong Cops," which world premiered in Locarno's Piazza Grande Friday night. L.A.-set, "Wrong Cops"…
The Match Factory has sold romantic comedy "Vijay and I," which made its world preem at the Locarno Film Festival on Thursday, to distribs in two further territories. Sam Garbarski's pic has been…
LOCARNO — Talk about opening with a bang. Held in the open air Piazza Grande, the inaugural ceremony of the 66th Locarno Festival unspooled on Wednesday night, with Christopher Lee accepting a Moet…
Shakhnaraov is also head of Mosfilm, Russia's biggest film studios, where the Eagles ceremony was held on Friday.