Don't look for consistency among last weekend's debutantes, as audience tastes and different competitive environments saw "Kill Bill, Vol. 1," "Mystic River" and "The Rundown" zig and zag overseas.
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The biggest book of this month's Frankfurt Book Fair may never be published. Woody Allen's tell-all memoir, recently offered for sale by his ICM reps, has received bids from U.S. and foreign…
"The Station Agent," Tom McCarthy's Sundance award-winning pic, will kick off opening-night festivities at the fifth Williamstown Film Festival.
The second-place finish by Miramax's "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" remained unchanged in the wake of an unusual assertion by producers of "Runaway Jury" that the courtroom drama would take the silver medal.
Helmer David Lynch will receive a life achievement award at Sweden's Stockholm Intl. Film Festival, which runs Nov. 13-23.
Flemish crime thriller "The Alzheimer Case" has boosted local productions in Belgium by recording 60,000 admissions in its opening weekend.
Hany Abu-Assad's "Rana's Wedding" and Moroccan Aoud Rih's desert road movie "The Wind Horse" both drew the Haifa Film Festival's Golden Anchor Award Saturday.
Iranian helmer Samira Makhmalbaf's "At 5 in the Afternoon," about a girl who dreams of becoming the president of post-Taliban Afghanistan, won the Golden Peacock award at the 34th Film Festival of…
A retrospective for oddball helmer Ulli Lommel and the first postwar Afghan feature will be highlighted at the Hofer Filmtage festival, which kicks off Wednesday.