LOCARNO — Petra Volpe’s feel-good dramedy “The Divine Order,” sold by TrustNordisk, has been selected as Switzerland's foreign-language Oscar candidate at the 90th Academy Awards. The U.S. release of…
"A festival treasure that treats its subjects with a dignity that transcends judgment and a poetic sensibility that ranks it among the year's most remarkable cinematic discoveries," Variety's Peter…
LOCARNO — Switzerland's somewhat static film industry is getting a positive jolt. The Ticino Film Commission, marking the first bona-fide film commission in the Swiss confederation, is launching…
A typically riveting turn by Mathieu Amalric keeps this twisty and increasingly bizarre thriller from going off the rails.
MADRID –Xavier Henry-Rashid's Film Republic, a London-based arthouse film sales agent, has inked world sales rights to two Swiss films, road movie "Cherry Pie," and Marcel Gisler's LGBT title…
Fox News host Martha MacCallum and Republican strategist Dee Dee Benkie rejected Oprah Winfrey's claim that the prejudicial treatment she received in Switzerland was racism on “America Live”, and…
Paris-based sales agent Other Angle is celebrating its fifth birthday at Cannes with a flurry of deals across its slate, and a pickup. “The Big Bad Wolf,” a French comedy starring Benoit Poelvoorde…
Though not quite a train wreck (the tech package is pedestrian rather than bad), Bille August's "Night Train to Lisbon" feels like a relic of the good ol' Europudding days.
France's Xavier Beauvois, helmer of hit "Of Gods and Men," is set to follow up with his first comedy, "La Rancon de la gloire."
BERLIN -- Switzerland has submitted Ursula Meier's "L'enfant d'en haut" (Sister) as its contender for foreign-language film Oscar.
Given Switzerland's image as a fondue-eating, horn-blowing, humorless, secretive, soothingly beautiful tax haven, helmers Simon Baumann and Andreas Pfiffner felt it was time to poke a little fun with…
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