Berlin-based Senator Film is on board to coproduce Volker Schloendorff's "Pope Joan" with UFA Filmproduktion, which acquired rights to the story last year.
German entertainment group EuroArts is boosting its film division, and partnering with London-based producer and consultant Jonathan Olsberg in an effort to beef up co-production and co-financing of…
Everything's not "Okay" in the lives of 37-year-old Nete (Paprika Steen) and her family. Her father is dying, her husband is cheating, her daughter is angry and her brother is feuding with dad.
"Rolli" is a rollicking success story from Finland. A family pic about a conflict between Trolls and Elves in some indeterminate place and time, pic opened last December and out-performed "Harry…
Utterly unsentimental but profoundly moving, "The Way Home…" is a tiny gem from South Korea that has proved the unexpected hit of the spring season, nabbing 2.8 million admissions nationwide since…
The notion of a chaotic yet mutually supportive European community is amusingly microcosmed in a student apartment that's shared by a culturally diverse group in Barcelona in "Euro Pudding" -- a…
Liberated from a camera crew and all the paraphernalia of 35mm filmmaking, Iranian pacesetter Abbas Kiarostami makes a revolutionary leap forward technically and narratively in his 12th feature film…
After "Lies" and several other productions, South Korean cinema pushes the sexual envelope again with "Too Young to Die," a kind of "Empire of the Senses," wrinklies style.
"Bella Ciao: Genoa Social Forum, 'Another World Is Possible'" is an explosive blow-by-blow account of what happened outside the Genoa Social Forum last July, where over a thousand organizations…
Quebec actress-warbler Carole Laure turns to direction, considerably assisted by her artistic deviser, co-screenwriter, co-producer and d.p. Pascal Arnold, and the results are decidedly mixed.
A high-tech headscratcher, "Demonlover" starts out as a moody and intriguing corporate thriller but eventually spins off into uncharted realms of cyberhell.