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  • Michael Pitt Starrer 'I Origins' to Open Karlovy Vary

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will open with the international premiere of Mike Cahill's "I Origins," which will be attended by the film's lead actor Michael Pitt, Cahill and actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey. Pic enters on a young scientist...
  • Munich Fest Honors Udo Kier with CineMerit Award

    German thesp Udo Kier will be honored by the Munich Film Festival with its CineMerit Award, given to an actor whose career spans Europe and the U.S. Kier's career is full of daring choices, and he's worked with such icons as Andy Warhol ("Andy Warhol's...
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  • The Weinstein Co. and Sony Pictures Classics: A title bout

    The Weinstein Co. and Sony Pictures Classics: A title bout
    For decades, the Weinstein Co.'s Harvey Weinstein and the principals of Sony Pictures Classics, Tom Bernard and Michael Barker,‎ have competed for indie-film supremacy, each side laying claim to the prestige movies throne. That rivalry finds...
  • CANNES: Mickie Moves to Mongrel Intl.

    Charlotte Mickie has been tapped president of Mongrel Intl., the new division of Canadian distributor Mongrel Media. The film business veteran will be heading acquisition and sales, and is in Cannes with Mongrel Intl.'s first pickup, "Maudie," from...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Amour fou'

    An event that could hardly be described as a laughing matter somehow yields a dryly amusing and characteristically layered reflection on the absurdity of what humans call love in "Amour fou," Jessica Hausner's slow-building portrait of the German Romantic...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Force majeure'

    An avalanche seems like the right metaphor for trouble that starts small, gathers momentum and ultimately threatens to wipe out the peaceful balance of a posh Scandi couple's ski vacation -- and possibly even their marriage -- in Ruben Ostlund's precisely...
  • Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' stirs excitement at Cannes

    "Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's tale of wrestling and murder, premiered Monday night at the Cannes Film Festival to the kind of rapturous response that rarely strikes at this gathering of the discerning and the jaded. Now what? Miller's fact-based...
  • Compare Michael Haneke's 'Cosi' with the L.A. Phil's

    When the Austrian director Michael Haneke picked up his Oscar for “Amour” last year, he was all smiles. The acclaim for “Amour” offered classical music lovers something to smile about as well, since Haneke’s sensitive use...
  • CANNES: Bac And Distrib Films Co-Acquire Un Certain Regard Jury Winner 'Force Majeure' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Winning one of Cannes' significant bidding wars, Bac Films and Distrib Films have co-acquired French distribution rights to Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's "Force Majeure," a festival hit that won Un Certain Regard's Jury prize. Sold by...
  • Rise of UKIP Poses Challenges for British Film and TV Folk

    LONDON -- The surge in support for the U.K. Independence Party -- demonstrated at the European Union election last week -- may have major consequences for the British film and TV industry. UKIP, which advocates an exit from the European Union, took first...
  • Foreign Helmers Remix France's Unique Heritage Sites

    Over recent years France's heritage sites, many run by the French state, have woken up to the tremendous economic and promotional potential associated to hosting film, TV and advertising productions. "2005 was the beginning of a new era in terms of...