Coming from Russian maverick Aleksey Fedorchenko, the words "based on actual events" form a less concrete promise than they do from most filmmakers; few have demonstrated such a remarkable facility…
Rome Film Festival
ROME – The Rome Film Festival’s Business Street mart is prompting a burst of biz, with several sales and new projects announced, including Italy’s first co-prod with China, and U.S. helmer Joe…
Alessandro Genovesi's laffer "Soap Opera," the Rome Fest opener, won't be slaying 'em in the aisles.
ROME – Pope Francis is screening in 3D at the Rome Film Festival where Rupert Murdoch’s Sky Italia paybox and the Vatican TV Center (CTV) world-preemed 3D docu “Canonization 2014: An Historic Event”…
When Marco Mueller took over as Rome Film Festival director prior to the event's 2012 edition, he brought more than three decades of experience amassed at Venice, Locarno and Rotterdam. But nothing…
The Rome Film Festival has announced it will fete Russian auteur Aleksei Fedorchenko (“Silent Souls”) with its Marco Aurelio of the Future Award and also host the world preem of his new pic, “Angels…
ROME – Prolific edgy Japanese helmer Takashi Miike will be honored with a career nod by the Rome Film Festival where his hotly anticipated new pic “As the Gods Will,” considered a potential Japanese…
ROME – After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-25…
More than just a topical issue movie cashing in on recent scandals, "The Medicine Seller" is a taut, stylish drama that addresses shady practices in the pharmaceutical industry.
Michael Rowe's follow-up to "Leap Year" is a sympathetic and appealing portrayal of a little girl's insular world.
Marco Simon Puccioni's third feature is a plodding, overly episodic biopic about a woman prison director trying to find her lover's killers.
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