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  • Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier

    Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier
    NEW YORK — When actor Willem Dafoe arrived on the Swedish set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" a number of years back, the filmmaker asked if they might meet to discuss Dafoe's role. It was far from a typical meeting. Von Trier first asked if...
  • Swedish Film Institute Backs 'Flocking,' 'False Witness'

    Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut "In Your Veins," is on board to direct her sophomore feature, "Flocking." The drama, which is one of the...
  • Ben Walker to Star in 'The Moon and the Sun'

    "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" Benjamin Walker is set to star in the indie "The Moon and the Sun." He is joined by Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario and Fan Bingbing. The pic is helmed by Sean McNamara with James Pang, Wei Han, Paul Currie and David...
  • U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion

    U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion
    BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.” Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
  • Scott Caan Replaces Shia LaBeouf in 'Rock the Kasbah'

    Scott Caan has replaced Shia LaBeouf in Bill Murray's indie comedy "Rock the Kasbah." LaBeouf had come on to the project in January after announcing that he was leaving public life due to "attacks against his artistic integrity." Producers did not...
  • 'Sciences,' 'Hair,' 'United,' Quebec, Pay TV, Drive Guadalajara Biz

    GUADALAJARA - Breakout art pics "Natural Sciences" and "Bad Hair" and Spanish comedy "Family United" clinched deals at the 29th Guadalajara Festival, which announced its prizes Saturday. Led by the unveiling of L.A.-Mexico City based Alazraki...
  • Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' Set for Summer Release

    IFC Films has set Richard Linklater's time-lapse drama "Boyhood" for a July 11 U.S. release. The film, starring Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and Lorelei Linklater, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Linklater won the...
  • Film Review: 'Silver Spoon'

    As wholesome as fresh milk, "Silver Spoon" centers on a pack of individualistic youngsters who attend a vocational high school for dairy farming in Hokkaido, northern Japan. Not your average youth film about sports, first love or superheroes, this...
  • International Star You Should Know: Marwan Kenzari

    CLAIM TO FAME: His starring turn in last year's "Wolf," about a kickboxer sucked into the criminal underworld, earned 31-year-old Marwan Kenzari a selection as part of Shooting Stars, a showcase of promising European thesps, at the recent Berlin Film...
  • Roadside Attractions Captures Yann Demange's Thriller "71′

    Roadside Attractions and Black Label Media have acquired U.S. distribution rights to acclaimed TV director Yann Demange's thriller "'71," which premiered last month at the Berlin Film Festival. Pic is being considered for an early 2015 release. The film,...
  • M-Appeal Sells 'Boys' to U.K., Poland, France (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- M-Appeal has sold all rights to Mischa Kamp's "Boys" to Peccadillo Pictures in the U.K. and Tongariro in Poland. KMBO in France has taken theatrical rights to the pic. The film had previously been sold to Wolfe Releasing in the U.S. and...
  • Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' is more comedy of manners than sex film

    Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' is more comedy of manners than sex film
    Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier understands the art and craft of making movies, the power the form is capable of combined with the skill and means to achieve it, about as well as anyone working in the world today. He also seems to believe in cinema as...