A violent anti-Japanese uprising from Taiwan's aboriginal past is recounted with bombast and brutality in "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale."
Venice Film Festival
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.
Venice fetes the actor as filmmaker whose obsession with Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' knows no bounds.
George Clooney dominated the day at the Venice Film Festival where "The Ides of March," his hard-hitting drama-thriller about cynical American politics, drew positive buzz and provided the Lido with…
China's five-year ban preventing edgy helmer Lou Ye from working ends very soon, but it hasn't stopped him making films outside the country.
When producer Kris Thykier boarded Madonna's "W.E." in the spring of 2010 he treated the movie like any other production: deliver the director's vision while making something commercial.
Fortissimo Films has acquired international distribution rights to Vietnamese director Vu Ngoc Dang's "Lost in Paradise," which world preems in Toronto Film Festival's Discovery Section.
As far as infrastructural innnovation goes, the Venice Film Festival's new mantra is: "Let's work with what we've got."
Films Distribution has pre-sold Jean-Marc Vallee's "Cafe de Flore" to Icon for Australia, Cineart for Benelux, Switzerland's Agora Films and Turkey's Bir Film.