Italian sales companies aren't turned off by the lack of an official market at the grande dame of European film festivals. With most international territories elusive to all but a handful of Italo…
Festgoers who love Venice the way it was -- sleepy, artsy and high-cultural -- will encounter a lot of Yank accents when the 50th go-round of the Venice Film Festival unspools on the Lido Aug…
Peter Weir (president) James Ivory Chen Kaige Nelson Pereira Dos Santos Pierre-Henri Deleau Giuseppe Tornatore Carla Gravina Abdullah Sidran
Long after he leaves Venice, fest topper Gillo Pontecorvo will be remembered for his passionate campaign to establish filmers' moral right to make what they want, free of economic or censorship…
When the Italian economy took a tumble last fall and joined the world's recessionites, the movie industry screamed that the sky was falling. Now, however, the gloom merchants are biting their tongues.
The sixth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival and second Film Market (Sept. 24 to Oct. 3) announced on Aug. 24 its screenings lineup as well as confirming Franco Zeffirelli and Wim Wenders as jury members.
1992-93 season (September-July) NON-ITALIAN FILMS Beauty and the Beast (WB) $ 20,266,847 Basic Instinct (Penta) $ 20,183,831 The Bodyguard (WB) $ 18,540,042 Dracula (Col/TriStar)…
"Turn on, tune in, drop out" was a mantra for the 1960s counterculture that found its poets in Burroughs, Kesey and Ginsberg; its pied pipers in Dylan and Hendrix. But its guru was Timothy Leary.
Premieres of David Mamet's "A Life in the Theater" with Jack Lemmon and Matthew Broderick, the Debra Winger starrer "A Dangerous Woman" and the distaff thriller "Romeo Is Bleeding," with Lena Olin…
With a tighter selection this time around, the programmers of the Venice fest's Italian Panorama sidebar are confident that less is definitely more.
Since start-up, BSkyB's movie channels have conspicuously lacked one thing: British movies. That will soon change, as the broadcaster is angling for pay windows for up to 15 films each year.