As much as 2012 crowned French cinema with commercial and critical hits like "The Artist" and "The Intouchables," which powered international biz, this year's Berlin and Cannes markets revealed a…
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
MADRID — Deeply personal, tragic recollections from a former teen-victim of Pol Pot's genocide hardly seem the feel-good fare that arthouse distributors worldwide are held now to crave. So, coming…
One day after SND announced it had boarded "Yves Saint Laurent," producer Mandarin Cinema and sales agent Films Distribution have set a June shoot date for Bertrand Bonello's rival "Yves Saint…
Jeremie Renier ("The Kid With a Bike"), Audrey Fleurot ("The Intouchables") and Bouli Lanners ("Rust and Bone") have boarded "The Brotherhood of Tears," a $7 million concept-driven thriller from…
Using the tried-and-tested one-two sales punch of Venice and Toronto, France's Films Distribution has rolled out deals on three of its highest-profile titles: "Tango Libre," "Citadel" and "Goal of…
French pics continue to rack up sales
Paris-based Films Distribution, one of Europe's most powerful arthouse and crossover sales agents, is throwing its weight behind the Venice Film Market, screening five titles in different fest…
MADRID -- Films Distribution has tied down a slew of sales on Berlin Competition players Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" and Kim Nguyen's "War Witch."
Part of a new crop of Gallic filmmakers who don't have the French New Wave as a point of reference, Benjamin Rocher, Raphael Rocher and Yannick Dahan, the founders of French outfit Capture the Flag…
As distribs, sales execs and producers head for Cannes, along with their passports and business cards, they'll be packing a certain amount of anxiety.
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