Brit artist-turned-helmer Sam Taylor-Wood has signed on to direct "Nowhere Boy," which tells the story of the teenage years of John Lennon. U.K.-based Ecosse Films' Robert Bernstein and Douglas Rae…
Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami is the winner of the 65th Venice Film Festival's Glory to the Filmmaker Award, which honors eclectic masters of world cinema.
This end of summer weekend at the European box office sees cinema trade rely mainly on the success of expansions of pics, including "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" in Spain, "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"…
RTL Group's new film production and distribution shingle UFA Cinema has turned to a slew of bestselling books for the latest additions to its production slate.
IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Ole Christian Madsen's Danish box office hit "Flame & Citron."
German box office hits "The Wave," by Dennis Gansel, and Til Schweiger's "Rabbit Without Ears" are taking on David Yates' "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and Joe Wright's "Atonement" for…
The first two low-budget Brit pics out of the oven from Film London's Microwave scheme have been picked up for distribution.
The Middle East will be in focus at November's 49th Thessaloniki Intl. Film Festival in Greece, with a spotlight showcasing a dozen films from 10 countries in the region.
Based on a novel by Gallic scribe du jour Marc Levy, and directed by his sister, Lorraine, pic largely limits itself to perfunctory jokes and rote romance.
Baggily structured, but still engaging and occasionally insightful, British drama "Cass" recounts the story of real-life soccer hooligan Cass Pennant.