In Canada, the power to declare war lies squarely in the hands of the Cabinet. In "Monsieur Lazhar" director Philippe Falardeau's latest, that responsibility falls to a single Member of Parliament.
MADRID – Philippe Falardeau, whose Oscar-nominated "Monsieur Lazhar" proved a U.S. sleeper and sold worldwide, is re-teaming with "Lazhar's" sales agent, Paris-based Films Distribution, for his new…
The good lie of "The Good Lie" is that this true story of Sudanese refugees emigrating to America is a Reese Witherspoon movie, when in fact, she doesn't show up until 35 minutes in.
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.
LONDON -- U.S. distributor Music Box Films has picked up all rights to Jan Troell's biopic "The Last Sentence" from TrustNordisk.
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.
PARIS -- Tribeca Films has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to Irish helmer Thaddeus O'Sullivan's "Stella Days," starring Martin Sheen, from Paris-based Films Distribution.
The 36th annual Toronto Film Festival has announced a stellar roster of celebrated thesps, directors and industry honchos expected to hit the red carpet next month in support of Hollywood fare and an…
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…
The collision between a failed inventor searching for his birth parents and a man trying to preserve his father's legacy yields about 10 contrivances too many in "Congorama." Viewers partial to…