When a festival nears the 20-year mark, many feel certain expectations have to be met. The Busan Film Festival, which will open its 18th edition Oct. 3, is no exception.
Those Happy Years
Daniele Luchetti brings his usual mix of warmth, drama and boisterousness to this flashback to the roiling Italian 1970s of his youth.
Nicole Garcia's latest is a fine little French drama in which unexpectedly crossed paths turn out to be a catalyst for mutual change.
The 38th Toronto Intl. Film Festival will end Sunday on a robust note with more than two dozen deals completed. Both “Bad Words” and “Can a Song Save Your Life?” (pictured above) sold for $7 million…
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to director Fred Schepisi's adult romance “Words and Pictures,” starring Clive Owen and Oscar winner Juliette Binoche at the Toronto Film Festival. The…
A bone-chilling yet strangely moving thriller whose eerie ambiguity will be best suited to festival audiences.
Cohen Media Group has acquired North American distribution “The Last of the Unjust” from “Shoah” director Claude Lanzmann. CMG Chairman and CEO Charles S. Cohen announced the deal at the Toronto…
CBS Films is saying “The F Word” and is in final talks to buy U.S. rights to the romantic comedy, three days after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The deal price is expected to reach the…
A24 is closing a deal for U.S. rights for Scarlett Johansson’s sci-fi thriller “Under the Skin,” a day after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The film, directed by Jonathan Glazer (“Sexy…
Four days after “The Railway Man” held its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, the first official trailer has been released for the Colin Firth-Nicole Kidman drama. The film is based on true…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to “True Blood” star Ryan Kwanten’s “The Right Kind of Wrong” in advance of its Sept. 12 world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The romantic comedy…