MADRID -- Max von Sydow, the face of Swedish acting down the decades, received France's Legion d'honneur, its highest distinction, in a ceremony Wednesday at the Lumiere 2012-Grand Lyon Festival.
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PARIS -- British helmer Ken Loach will be feted with the Lumiere Award at the Lumiere 2012 Grand Lyon Film Festival, which runs Oct. 15-21.
With a settlement pending, soul singer Syl Johnson's suit against Kanye West and Jay-Z for unauthorized sampling of a Johnson track has been dismissed.
Paris-based Wide Management has closed a bevy of key territory deals on Pascal Arnold and Jean-Marc Barr's dramedy "Sexual Chronicles of a French Family."
Gaul's kudos season kicked off Friday as Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" won best film and actress (Berenice Bejo) at the Lumieres Awards, the French equivalent to the Golden Globes.
Top honors were spread wide at the 36th French Academy Cesar Awards, Gaul's equivalent of the Oscars.
Stereoscopic 3D pioneer Chris Condon received the Intl. 3D Society's Charles M. Brewster award for lifetime achievement Tuesday night as the org bestowed its first technology honors.
Here comes a new generation -- and some seasoned players -- advancing to higher-profile projects.