Poland has selected Andrzej Wajda’s “Wałęsa. Man of Hope” as the Polish candidate for the Academy Awards in the foreign-language film category. Robert Więckiewicz stars in the title role as the…
Andrzej Wajda's stirring biopic of Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is old-fashioned in the best sense.
Confirming the status of "Walesa: Man of Hope" as one of this year's Venice-Toronto breakout sales hits, Films Boutique has closed a slew of new deals in Toronto on the latest film by Polish grand…
Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment is ramping up, bringing on veteran exec Ari Haas (pictured above) as VP of acquisitions and development in the wake of backing “The Wannabe.” Haas will work with…
Considered Algeria's most important living director, Merzak Allouache delivers one of his best films with this multi-stranded tale.
Polish helmer Andrzej Wajda is one of the world's most celebrated filmmakers, having received kudos at Berlin, Cannes, Venice and an honorary Oscar. His latest film, "Walesa: Man of Hope," screens at…
The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a…
Ida Martins’ Media Luna has added four pics to its Toronto fest sales slate, which is headed by Dutch psychological drama “The Dinner.” Helmed by Menno Meyjes, whose writing credits include films…
Naomi Watts is heading for the Great Lakes State, with the actress in negotiations to star in documentary helmer Errol Morris’ “Holland, Michigan.” The project would be the second non-documentary…
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist and Brit thesp Olivia Williams are set to topline "The Shadows," an English-language thriller directed by first-timer Ludovic Bernard, who worked as first assistant…
Milko Lazarov makes a painstakingly arty, emotionally wan debut with this story of a Greek man buying a newborn in Bulgaria.
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