For Venice audiences and critics, "In the City of Sylvia," which world preemed there in 2007, established Spaniard Jose Luis Guerin as a talent to track.
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There is somewhat of a paradox in Carlo Mazzacurati's comedy "The Passion," which screens today.
John Woo dominated the Lido on Friday when he received the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement just as martial arts epic "Reign of Assassins," which he helmed with Su…
On the Lido with Alex de la Iglesia's "Balada triste," which plays in competition on Monday, France's Backup Films, a pic consultancy-turned-investor, is stepping up to the plate.
Hollywood may be steadily producing 3D films, but in Japan, 2D domestic pics still dominate at the B.O.
The Japanese film biz is booming -- that is, if you happen to be Toho (by far the biggest distrib) or its TV network partners, who serve as backers and producers of the Toho slate. Eight of the top…
How to succeed in the Japanese film biz means really trying … something different.
Fifteen years after winning the Golden Lion with "Cyclo," Vietnam-born helmer Tran Anh Hung is back on the Lido with "Norwegian Wood," his first literary adaptation.
The legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles plays a big part in Sofia Coppola's father-daughter drama "Somewhere," which world preems on the Lido today.
On the Lido with Julian Schnabel's "Miral," which it co-produced, Tarak Ben Ammar's Quinta Communications is getting set to raise the bar on the distribution of films with Arab storylines in the…
Dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who has been denied permission by authorities to travel to the Venice Film Festival, has not lost all faith in his future as a filmmaker in his country, he…