"Sylvia" screenwriter John Brownlow has come aboard to pen a rewrite on "The Sailmaker," the epic adventure tale to be helmed by "Con Air" director Simon West.
Focus Features' international sales arm has closed a slew of deals on Pedro Almodovar's "Bad Education," to be released Stateside through Sony Pictures Classics.
GreeneStreet Films is testing the waters with two key projects in Cannes this year, in preparation for the full launch of the New York-based indie stable's inhouse international sales division. Unit…
Bertrand Tavernier is preparing his next film, the $6 million "Holly Lola," starring Marie Gillain and Jacques Gamblin as a childless couple on a quest to adopt a baby.
Brian Rosen has been selling his revolutionary scheme of funding Australian films to sales agents, U.K. and German film funds and European producers in Cannes very successfully. Maybe too…
Julie Bertuccelli's first feature is suffused with indelible humanist values and emotions. The touching story of three generations of Georgian women coping with tragedy and loss, the film is…
Films and projects unveiled at the market here have more than doubled to 730, while the U.K. presence in particular has exploded, with new Brit product up 40%.
A potentially involving story is too often chopped off at the knees by mannered direction in "Drifters," a film that keeps slipping out of the viewer's emotional grasp. The pic, a portrait of a young…
"Stormy Weather" marks a return for Icelandic-American helmer Solveig Anspach to the health care terrain of her debut feature, "Haut Les Coeurs.". New pic cuts a refreshingly unsentimental path down…
Though assembled in a rather prosaic fashion, Julien Plantureux's interesting film provides a much-needed study of one of Asian cinema's neglected masters, Lester James Peries. The Sri Lankan…
"A Love Movie" from Brazilian vet Julio Bressane is a series of pretentious tableaux masquerading as social experimentation. Three ordinary-looking people -- a man and two women -- convene in a…