Daniele Luchetti brings his usual mix of warmth, drama and boisterousness to this flashback to the roiling Italian 1970s of his youth.
Italy is stepping up overtures toward the Chinese film and TV industries, with the Venice Film Market poised to play a potentially pivotal role. This summer, the Italian government quietly set up an…
Wrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Gabriele Salvatores' crime drama “Siberian Education,” starring John Malkovich. WestEnd is handling international sales at Cannes. Wrekin Hill…
The Italian government is introducing legislation to force local TV networks to air more homegrown movies via new investment and programming quotas, which could hit acquisitions of Hollywood fare.
After bombing at the U.S. box office, Italo helmer Gabriele Muccino's soccer romcom "Playing for Keeps" has scored in Italy, pulling $2.6 million in its opening frame and helping to kick off 2013…
MPAA chairman Chris Dodd met Italian prime minister Mario Monti on Friday in Rome in a high-level lobbying effort that Italo industryites hope will push long-stalled anti-piracy legislation through…
After a long spell of domestic disaffection, Italian cinema is on a roll, with a whopping 37.5% local market share in 2011 and encouraging signs that the Italo industry is laying the groundwork to…
Landing two features in the Lido competish is a first for leading Italian shingle Cattleya, in which U has a 20% stake.
"Welcome to the South" is that rarity, a remake better and subtler than the original.
Leading Italo production shingle Cattleya is thinking bigger one year after U's Focus Features Intl. took a 20% stake. The Rome-based shingle is now looking to expand its reach into the international…
Before Riccardo Tozzi launched his shingle Cattleya with the aim of churning out a new breed of Italian movies that could recapture local auds, many Italian teenagers had never seen a single…