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Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous
Gaul's TF1 Intl. has unveiled three laffers ahead of the Unifrance Rendez-vous film mini-mart, which kicks off in Paris on Tuesday.
In the run-up to the Berlin Film Festival and market, Nathanael Karmitz's MK2 has acquired Swedish up-and-comer Lisa Langseth's "Hotel," toplining "A Royal Affair" star Alicia Vikander, and Canuck…
MADRID -- Alberto Rodriguez's "Unit 7," Miguel Courtois' "Operation E" and Fernando Trueba's "The Artist and the Model" all play the 7th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which runs June 18-20.
At this year's Paris Rendez-vous, the French film showcase backed by Gaul's Unifrance, all eyes were on filmgoers in Germany.
PARIS -- Raphael Berdugo, former owner of Roissy Films, one of France's flagship production-sales houses, is back in business.
Pyramide Films has acquired French rights to William Friedkin's Venice Competition hit "Killer Joe."
At 2008's Unifrance Paris Rendez-Vous, foreign distributors laughed their heads off watching Pathe's "Welcome to the Sticks." But nobody thought of buying it.
Sylvie Testud's "La Vie d'une autre," Lucas Belvaux's "38 Witnesses" and Philippe Lefebvre's "Paris by Night" will screen at the 14th Unifrance Paris Rendez-Vous, which will run Jan. 11-16.
Showcasing a medley of French movies and unspooling at Paris' august Grand Hotel and Place de l'Opera Gaumont theaters, no national film showcase quite matches Unifrance's Paris Rendez-Vous.