Italy's film community was hanging from a cliff until recently, with the threat of deep funding cuts starting to spoil its box office boom party.
Venice Film Festival
With no shortage of fresh Italian fare on the horizon, these helmers' forthcoming projects stand out as potential winners.
Psychoanalysis, sadomasochistic sex and nudity stimulated the Lido Friday as David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method" preemed positively, while Gallic auteur Philippe Garrel's romantic drama "That…
Prolific producer Donald Ranvaud ("The Constant Gardener") is bowing Buena Onda Intl. on the Lido with a slate spearheaded by sex-themed period laffer "The Anatomist," directed by Argentina's…
Celluloid Dreams founder Hengameh Panahi has unveiled a new film initiative: Modern Pulp, a series of classy B-movies from directors like France's Jean-Pierre Limosin, Hong Kong's Johnnie To and…
A look at French cinema at the Venice Film Festival
David Cronenberg, who arrives on the Lido today with "A Dangerous Method," suspects his dark tale, set at the birth of psychoanalysis, could attract more interest from folks interested in Sigmund…
A violent anti-Japanese uprising from Taiwan's aboriginal past is recounted with bombast and brutality in "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale."
Italy's Skydancers and Colombia's Diafragma have boarded "Blood in the Mouth," the sophomore feature from Argentina's Hernan Belon whose "El campo" (In the Open) plays Venice Critics' Week today.
Much has changed for Taiwanese director Wei Te-sheng in the leap from low-budget hit laffer "Cape No. 7" to "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale," his country's first big-budget epic, which screened…
Presenting out-of-competish "W.E," her first directorial feature, Madonna took the Venice Festival mass media by storm Thursday.