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  • Picture Tree Takes 'Fack Ju Goehte' to Berlin Market

    LONDON -- International sales and production outfit Picture Tree Intl. has secured the global distribution rights to hit screwball comedy "Fack Ju Goehte" (Suck Me Shakespeer). "Fack Ju Goehte" was Germany's most popular movie last year, with more...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Section Completes Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section, which is devoted to art-house cinema, with a particular focus on auteur movies, has completed its lineup of fiction pics. It includes 24 world premieres. The Panorama Dokumente program, which is...
  • Berlin Film Festival Unveils Berlinale Special Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has unveiled its Berlinale Special program, which contains 18 pics, including nine world premieres. As previously announced, the selection includes the world premiere of comedy "A Long Way Down," directed by Pascal...
  • Gaumont Sells Berlinale Special Gala Player 'Diplomacy' (Exclusive)

    PARIS- French major Gaumont has closed key sales deals on "Diplomacy," Volker Schlondorff's WWII drama that's set to open in the Berlinale's Special Gala section. In the run up to Berlin, "Diplomacy," which centers on the real-life story of a German...
  • TrustNordisk Lured By 'The Shamer's Daughter'

    In the run-up to Berlin's EFM market, Scandi giant TrustNordisk has taken international sales rights to "The Shamer's Daughter," a high-profile fantasy/adventure film based on the first book of Lene Kaaberbol's "The Shamer Chronicles." "In A Better...
  • French Exports Flounder in Weak 2013

    PARIS - Comparisons are odious. But even judged by average receipts abroad over the last 10 years, French films punched a lame year outside France in 2013, bereft of blockbusters and plagued by long-term structural problems shared by much of Europe's...
  • Vincent Cassel Boards Maiwenn's Next Film

    PARIS- French star Vincent Cassel ("Black Swan") has boarded "Rien ne sert de courir," Maiwenn's follow-up to "Polisse." Cassel will star opposite Emmanuelle Bercot, who co-wrote and starred in "Polisse." Project reunites Maiwenn with "Polisse"...
  • M-appeal Sells Berlinale Pic 'Feriado' to GMFilms (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- M-appeal has sold Diego Araujo's helming debut "Feriado" (Holiday), which world premieres in the Berlinale's Generation 14plus section, to Germany's GMFilms. GMFilms will give the film a theatrical release. Pic centers on 16-year-old Juan...
  • Global Screen Adds 'Life!' to Berlin Market Sales Slate

    LONDON -- Global Screen, which has five market premieres at the European Film Market in Berlin, has added "Auf das Leben!" (To Life!) to its sales slate. Pic is a "Harold and Maude"-like story of two people who are very different yet give each other a...
  • Fortitude International Launching at Berlin as Sales-Financing Banner

    In a pre-Berlin announcement, veteran foreign sales agent Nadine de Barros, financier/producer Daniel Wagner and producer Robert Ogden Barnum have partnered to launch Fortitude International as a sales and financing outfit based in Los Angeles. De Barros...
  • Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks

    Sundance: 'Nymphomaniac' opens to surprising laughs, unsurprising shocks
    PARK CITY, Utah -- By this point in his career Lars von Trier has done so much that’s shocking that it’s stopped being shocking. Maybe it’s that, or maybe just that, give or take an extended penis montage (of course), there actually...
  • Glasgow Film Festival Checks into 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    LONDON -- Scotland's Glasgow Film Festival, which runs Feb. 20-March 2, will open with the U.K. premiere of Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and will close with the Scottish premiere of Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin," which was partly filmed...