India's new wave of more Western-style narrative films are a hit with a new generation as the country undergoes massive economic and social change.
Venice Film Festival
Post-natal anxiety and the intense vitality of the city of Naples were the two main themes for "The White Space."
Usually it's the charismatic movie star persona of George Clooney that steals the show.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez walked down the Venice Film Festival red carpet Monday amid massive security.
Director Steven Soderbergh has committed to next direct "Knockout," a spy thriller that will mark the screen starring debut of Gina Carano, the mixed martial arts circuit fighter.
U.S. journo-scribe Mark Boal, who penned the screenplay for Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker," has nabbed the fourth Gucci Group Award.
Italo thesp Toni Servillo ("Il Divo") is attached to star in noir "Una Vita tranquilla" (A Tranquil Life).
Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant!" premiered in competition on the Lido on Monday.