The talent behind Directors' Fortnight title "Savage Grace" celebrated Friday night. On hand were film's star Julianne Moore, helmer Tom Kalin and Dreamachine's Hengameh Panahi
After decades of disaffection, Italo audiences are sparking to homegrown movies again in numbers unseen since the glory days of Fellini and Antonioni. The box office is up 23% year-on-year for the…
If you're looking to acquire a title hailing from Italy this Cannes, chances are you won't spend much time in the offices of the half-dozen Italo sales agents dotted up and down the Croisette.
Italian auds will soon be getting their first Hollywood summer in a distribution breakthrough, which is expected to fire up box office growth all year- round. Beach-blessed Italy has in the past…
In a land where financing a movie out of your own pocket is unheard of, producer Aurelio De Laurentiis sticks out like Mount Vesuvius, the active volcano overlooking his native Naples.
Before Riccardo Tozzi launched his shingle Cattleya with the aim of churning out a new breed of Italian movies that could recapture local auds, many Italian teenagers had never seen a single…
Italian thesps who have transcended the Bel Paese are few and far between, but this looks set to change as a growing number of the thirtysomething generation clinch parts -- big and small -- in…
A look at projects journeying to the Croisette
Projects in various stages of production
Three years after winning Cannes' top prize, Michael Moore returns to the Croisette with more polemics-as-performance-art in "Sicko," an affecting and entertaining dissection of the American health…
Alternately delightful and disturbing.