For a second year running, Hong Kong and Holland-based Fortissimo Films is back on the Lido in force.
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Italian producer Aurelio De Laurentiis -- who held court on the Lido Tuesday, when he was celebrated with Variety's Profile in Excellence Award -- has announced that Monica Bellucci will join the…
Darren Aronofsky's psychosexual ballet thriller "Black Swan" opened the 67th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, with stars Natalie Portman and Vincent Cassel prancing down the red carpet with jury…
In the Venice festival's first announced deal, Lucky Red has snapped up Italian rights to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete."
The 67th Venice Film Festival bows today with a return to auteur basics, kicking off with the world preem of Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller "Black Swan."
With Catherine Breillat's fairy-tale reboot "Sleeping Beauty" opening Venice's Horizons, France's Pyramide is back on the Lido.
Call it the end of the Lido Belle Epoque.
He says he can't drink. But vet French director Bertrand Blier might be tempted to crack open a good Premier Cru given the Gallic bow of "The Clink of Ice."
The Venice Film Festival kicks off today amid major construction on the Lido aimed at modernizing its infrastructure. But the creative structure of the fest's 67th edition -- built by artistic…
In Italy, where making movies has become a whole different ballgame from the glory days of Cinema Italiano, Aurelio De Laurentiis still emanates the grandeur of film industry royalty, backed by a…
What does a festival director want? Big-name auteurs, yes; cinematic gems, for sure; and a sprinkling of younger talent ready to grab the spotlight.