Deftly balancing epic sociopolitical scope with intimate human emotions, all polished to a high technical gloss, Deepa Mehta's "Water" is a profoundly moving drama about an 8-year-old Hindu widow…
Arriving into theaters for the first fall frame is Sony and Screen Gems' thriller "The Exorcism of Emily Rose," which will bow at 2,981 theaters while New Line starts laffer "The Man" at 2,040 venues.
Seasoned Gallic helmer Claude Lelouch will head the jury of the first New Montreal FilmFest. Lelouch's latest pic, ''Le Courage d'Aimer,'' is screening out of competition at the fest.
Helmer Klaus Haro's "Mother of Mine" is Finland's entry for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Scientific & Technical Awards Committee announced Thursday that 17 sci-tech achievements are under consideration for the upcoming 78th Oscars.