MARRAKECH — Kiyoshi Kurosawa ("Penance") is set to make his first venture outside of Japan with a romance-laced genre drama set around Paris with "The Past" thesp Tahar Rahim on board. While in…
There've been paltry few movies about the 1915 Armenian Genocide, which only increases expectation around Fatih Akin's already buzzy "The Cut." Budgeted at $21 million, this historical…
Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, the duo behind smash hit comedy “The Intouchables,” are set to direct “Samba,” a French-language immigration-themed dramedy toplining Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg…
LOCARNO — Among early sales at an applauded and impressively attended 4th edition of Locarno's Industry Days, Films Boutique has sold Lionel Baier's "Longwave," which world premiered on Sunday at…
Writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski's sophomore feature is an engrossing, superbly acted working-class melodrama.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Ritesh Batra’s feature debut “The Lunchbox,” a Cannes Critics’ Week standout. A feel-good romantic comedy with culinary accents, pic…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian…
Like his Oscar-winning "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi's latest is an exquisitely sculpted family melodrama in which the end of a marriage is merely the beginning of something else
The drama follows an Iranian who leaves his French wife and two kids in Paris, goes back to Iran and then returns four years later to get divorced.
Gossip heats up over which auteurs will make the Croisette cut as fest plays close to the vest.