French distributor ID Distribution will handle Gallic theatrical and vid rights to "Last Party 2000." Pic will be distributed early next year after it plays at the Deauville Film Festival.
United Artists has acquired the film rights to Robert Byrne's oral history "McGoorty," with John McCormick set to adapt. The period drama follows the 40-year career of professional pool hustler Danny…
Shot during a particularly vibrant period for Cuban cinema, 1965 docu "We Are the Music" (unveiling at L.A. Latino fest after not being seen for many years) is an impressionistic tapestry of musica…
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An emotional roller coaster ride through a living hell, "Lilya 4-Ever" is a hard-hitting, dark and tragic story that rarely lets up. With this story of a young Russian girl who escapes one hopeless…
Marin Karmitz's production and sales company MK2 and sales arm MK2 Intl. have picked up rights to French and international sales rights, respectively, on Carlos Saura's Montreal Festival competition…
Universal Operations tech services, which manages the studio's video and film library, has upped two execs, naming Bob O'Neil VP of preservation and vault services and Peter Schade VP of technical…
SF Film, the Danish distrib subsid of Swedish production and distribution house Svensk Filmindustri, will launch local film distribution company the Good Co. on Sept. 1.
Danish media giant Egmont is to shutter its 5-year-old animation and co-production company, Egmont Imagination.
Somber, straightforward "City by the Sea" revives ghosts from the 1950s, both those of its central character and of an era obsessed on stage and screen with kitchen-sink realism. Ken Hixon liberally…
Loud, crass redo of Hitchcock's "Rope," with what may be the most despicable cast of characters to descend on Las Vegas since Peter Berg's "Very Bad Things," writer-director Mark Anthony Galluzzo…
Five years in the making, and based on a 1974 comic book by cult cartoonist Hugo Pratt, "Corto Maltese" is a good-looking but dramatically bland toon centered on an early 20th-century adventurer in…