Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to “The Notebook,” the Hungarian entry for the foreign-language Oscar, from Beta Cinema. Ulrich Thomsen and Ulrich Matthes star in the story…
Jon Hamm essays a character very different from Don Draper in the British miniseries “A Young Doctor’s Notebook,” which will finally premiere in the U.S. on Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Ovation. The “Mad…
Hungary’s reputation as one of the top destinations for Hollywood film and TV drama shoots, including NBC’s “Dracula,” has been given extra bite after its 20% tax incentive for production was…
LONDON — “Le Grand Cahier” (The Notebook) has been selected as the official Hungarian entry for the Academy Awards‘ foreign-language film category. Janos Szasz’s pic, which won the Karlovy Vary Intl…
“Hungarian cinema is back,” declares Agnes Havas, chief exec of the Hungarian National Film Fund, after Janos Szasz’s “Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook), the first film funded by her young org to…
Hungarian helmer Janos Szasz's drama is a distinctively photographed, chillingly atmospheric tale of wartime horrors.
The Czech Republic's key annual film event, Karlovy Vary, honored Hungarian war drama "Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook) with its top prize Saturday in a raucous closing gala, punctuated by a guttural…
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. — Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi, who is under house arrest and waiting to start a six-year prison sentence, made a surprise appearance via Skype at the Karlovy Vary Film…
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