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  • French Director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli Dies

    PARIS- French director Jean-Louis Bertuccelli died today in Paris. He was 71. Bertuccelli was best known for "Remparts of Clay," a drama turning on a young woman from a small Algerian village who dreams of another life. It won a Jean Vigo prize and...
  • Alejandro Jodorowsky's 'Dance of Reality' Gets U.S. Release (EXCLUSIVE)

    ABKCO Films has acquired U.S. theatrical and home entertainment rights to Alejandro Jodorowsky's "The Dance of Reality" nine months after it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The film will be released on May 23 in Los Angeles and New York before...
  • Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Dated for December

    Warner Bros. has set Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" for release on Dec. 12. The big question now is whether the film will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, as has been rumored. Anderson's "The Master" wasn't ready for Cannes in 2012 and...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • REVIEW: 'Like Father, Like Son' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Like Father, Like Son' ★★&#9733
    At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Steven Spielberg served as jury president, and the second the lights came up after the first competition screening of the Japanese picture "Like Father, Like Son," the cynical chatter began. This is Spielberg's cup...
  • Kiarostami To Preside Cannes' Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

    PARIS - Renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Cannes Festival's Cinefondation and Short Films Jury, whose other members are French hyphenate Noemie Lvovsky and three directors: Brazil's Daniela Thomas, Chad's Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and...
  • 'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen

    'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen
    The funniest comedy you've likely never seen, let alone heard of, comes to the Siskel Film Center this week for two screenings. "Hallelujah the Hills," from 1963, is so rare, you won't find it on DVD or any streaming site. Even I couldn't finagle a look...
  • Studiocanal, Les Productions de Tresor Team for Maiwenn's 'Rien'

    Linking European biggest film producer andone of France's senior indie producers, European film-TV group Studiocanal has boarded the new film from Maiwenn, "Rien ne sert de courir," which stars Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Cassel. A passionate love...
  • Review: 'Omar' is heartbreaking tale of love across isolation walls

    Review: 'Omar' is heartbreaking tale of love across isolation walls
    There are two distinct images that open "Omar." One is a face; one is a wall. Both are as resilient as resistant — defining elements and powerful metaphors for all that connects and divides us in Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad's unnerving...
  • Oscars 2014: For Steve McQueen, a fast rise and a strange journey

    Oscars 2014: For Steve McQueen, a fast rise and a strange journey
    The best picture win for Steve McQueen and his “12 Years a Slave” on Sunday may not have been a surprise for the many who saw the movie on the fall-festival circuit and predicted big things for it even then. But, in a larger sense, it was a...
  • Unifrance's Online Fest MyFrenchFilmFestival Draws Record 4 Million Viewings

    The Fourth edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival - the online initiative launched by promotion org Unifrance to examine VOD opportunities overseas - drew a record 4 million viewings across 205 countries, driven by results in China, Poland, Russia, Mexico and...