Francois Ozon, one of Gaul's bestselling auteurs whose latest film “Young & Beautiful” bowed in competition at Cannes, is set to helm “The New Girlfriend,” a drama toplining Romain Duris (“Chinese…
“Gabrielle,” Quebec director Louise Archambault's drama about a developmentally disabled music prodigy who finds love with a fellow choir member, will represent Canada for consideration as a best…
Louise Archambault's heart-tugger fits into the solid market for well-made, uplifting stories about individuals with special needs.
Entertainment One has secured multi-territory rights in all media to upcoming drama "The Good Lie," starring Reese Witherspoon.
Reese Witherspoon is in talks to topline indie drama "The Good Lie" with Philippe Falardeau ("Monsieur Lazhar") directing from Margaret Nagle's screenplay.
Small-but-happening Montreal production company Microscope is the poster child for the new wave of Quebecois cinema that's making waves far beyond the Canadian province's borders.
Canuck puts social issues in focus through wide range of genres
ABU DHABI -- The fifth Abu Dhabi Film Festival bowed Thursday with "Monsieur Lazhar," Canada's entry for foreign-language Oscar consideration.
An Algerian immigrant faces a steep learning curve when he's hired as a substitute teacher in Montreal in "Monsieur Lazhar," the most polished and mainstream effort yet from Quebec scribe-helmer…
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