Luc Besson's 170 million Euros ($229 million) film hub, La Cite du Cinema, may be investigated by France's justice minister following a report by Gaul's audit court highlighting irregularities and…
PARIS — In a major, yet anticipated turnaround, Gaul's National Film Board (CNC) prexy Eric Garandeau has been axed. The French government has appointed fellow Socialist Frederique Bredin to take…
Late 1960s anarchic social humor is one of several jumping-off points for Antonin Peretjatko's wearily frenetic Franco-farce.
A terrific documentary that follows Gaul's current head of state, Francois Hollande, during his first eight months in office.
PARIS -- France's three-year-old anti-piracy law, whose key provisions include the punishment of multiple offenders, seems to have been beneficial for the industry. However, the new government is…
Followers of global politics will be surprised to learn that Bernard-Henri Levy is responsible for the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi, but that's the story Levy tells in "The Oath of Tobruk," co-helmed…
PARIS -- While France celebrates the election of Francois Hollande, the entertainment sector is cautiously assessing the new Socialist president's stance on several issues that bear directly on the…
French politics in general and the ascent to power of current President Nicolas Sarkozy in particular are presented as a tragicomic circus act in "The Conquest."
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