Neither a glimpse of real lives in Gaza nor a cri de coeur against the Occupation, this exaggerated drama, shot in Jordan, will profit from a few fests eager to declare their pro-Palestinian…
Cannes Film Festival
Fans are unlikely to learn anything new, and the too-frequent focus on Bergman as mother rather than Bergman's craft as actor may disappoint, yet the actress's evergreen popularity doesn't fade.
LONDON — Distributor SquareOne Entertainment has acquired German-speaking rights to eight films coming out of the Cannes Market, including Marlon Wayans' comedy "50 Shades of Black." Other…
LONDON — Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer of Fernando Leon de Aranoa's "A Perfect Day," which stars Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins, Olga Kurylenko, Melanie Thierry and Fedja…
Debuting helmer Pavle Vuckovic achieves a creepy thriller vibe with this unfiltered look at the sexed-up self-commodification of Generation Z.
LONDON — Hungary has selected Laszlo Nemes' "Son of Saul," which won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, as its official entry in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards. It…
In a 2015 Cannes Film Festival lineup that generated much ado about "the year of the woman" and the troubling divisions in modern French society, few pictures merged these concerns quite as deftly or…
Two troubled men meet in the middle of Haifa's long, steep, stone stairs that run from the top of Mount Carmel down to the port, as one ascends and the other descends.
Premiering out of competition at the same edition of the Cannes Film Festival that begat "Son of Saul," polemical French director Robert Guediguian's film grapples with many of the same questions.
The ravages of colonialism cast a dark pall over the stunning South American landscape in "Embrace of the Serpent," the latest visual astonishment from the gifted Colombian writer-director Ciro…
Ideal for viewers who find Ingmar Bergman too loose-limbed (or resent the relative humor of Bela Tarr), the movie at least casts a spell with its bleak woodland scenery.