Set almost entirely in a Tehran apartment, where the action unspools virtually in real time, Nima Javidi's unnerving debut takes an incredibly relatable premise and invites audiences to speculate…
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VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Critics' Week has awarded its prize to "Zoran, My Nephew the Idiot" a sophisticated comedy by first-time Italo helmer Matteo Oleotto. Two-hander set in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
VENICE – Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is peeved about Telluride stepping up the number of its world-preem "sneak previews" this year and he intends to put a freeze on it…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
"Philomena," "Tracks" and "Joe" looked like early standouts for buyers as a buoyant Venice festival, energized by a bullish reception for Warner Bros.' opener "Gravity," hits the midway mark.
China is increasingly looking to Europe as a potential partner in the global movie biz. That was the message delivered at the Venice Film Festival by both Beijing Intl. Film Festival topper Zhao…
Just ahead of its world premiere at Venice, Patrice Leconte's ambitious English-language debut, "A Promise," has already drawn a flurry of buyers. Paris-based outfit Wild Bunch, which reps the…
Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to Hong Kong horror film "Rigor Mortis" in a deal with Fortissimo Films. The distributor's move comes shortly before the film's…
The documentary "A Fuller Life," which screens here Sunday and Tuesday, includes never-seen footage that ranges from World War II-ravaged families to scenes from a long-ago Venice Film Festival. In…