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  • Boxing Movie 'Goat' Wins Works in Progress Prize at Karlovy Vary Film Fest

    Ivan Ostrochovsky's "Koza" (Goat), which centers on a former Olympic boxer who is forced to go back into the ring in order to provide for his family, won the Works in Progress prize at Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival Tuesday. The project, which will...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
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  • 'Sunshine' to Light up Skip City Festival Opening

    TOKYO -- Actor/director Dexter Fletcher's second feature "Sunshine on Leith" will open the 11th edition of the Skip City International D-Cinema Festival, organizers announced today in Tokyo. The musical drama (pictured) about an Afghanistan War vet's...
  • Global Screen Picks Up 'About a Girl' Starring Rising Thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer

    LONDON -- Munich-based sales house Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to upbeat, feel-good young adult film "About a Girl." Pic stars break-out thesp Jasna Fritzi Bauer, alongside Heike Makatsch ("Love, Actually," "Hilde") in a...
  • Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker

    Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91. Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • 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...
  • Matthijs Wouter Knol to Head Berlin's European Film Market

    LONDON -- Matthijs Wouter Knol is to become head of the Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market, one of the world's top three movie markets, alongside Cannes and the AFM. Knol replaces Beki Probst, who becomes EFM president. Probst has been head of...
  • CANNES: First Image from Omer Fast's 'Remainder' Starring Tom Sturridge

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of "Remainder" (above), which was penned and is being helmed by visual artist Omer Fast. Pic, which stars Tom Sturridge, is being sold by The Match Factory. Pic shoots over six weeks on location in London and...
  • Marion Cotillard on Her 'Two Days, One Night' Role: 'I Had Written Her Whole Life Before We Meet Her'

    It is the voice -- lilting, lightly French-accented -- that one notices first, even before fully registering the famous face. You notice it because, in the movies, Marion Cotillard so rarely sounds like herself, whether affecting Edith Piaf's nasal warble...
  • Hollywood Calling for a New Generation of German Directors

    Martin Moszkowicz, who heads up film and TV production at Germany's Constantin Film and is its exec board chairman, recently has been getting a lot of calls from L.A. talent agents inquiring after Teutonic helmers. "There is strong demand for German...