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  • At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets

    At Cannes Film Festival, will write a pun for tickets
    There were swarms of people in tuxedos and cocktail dresses, which meant it was time for Felix Hausfater to start working it. ‎The 19-year-old medical student from Paris caught the eye of a promising lead, gestured meaningfully, then realized it was...
  • Why Is 'Immigrant' Director James Gray a Bigger Hit in France Than at Home in U.S.?

    Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • Paris Coproduction Village Unveils Lineup

    CANNES- Paris Coproduction Village, a new development and financing platform organized by the team behind Les Arcs Film Festival and hosted by the Champs-Elysees film festival, has unveiled its projects lineup. Brillante Mendoza's "The Embroiderer,"...
  • Jane Campion Near Deal to Direct Adaptation of 'The Flamethrowers'

    Jane Campion is nearing a deal to direct an adaptation of Rachel Kushner's New York Times bestseller "The Flamethrowers," according to The Guardian. The legendary filmmaker told the newspaper that Scott Rudin is on board to produce the film about the...
  • 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...
  • Outgoing Cannes President Gilles Jacob Reflects on Fest's Past and Future

    Seated at his desk in a third-floor office at the Cannes Film Festival's Paris headquarters, Gilles Jacob exudes the calm, patrimonial authority of a lion in winter -- or, as Jacob likes to describe himself, a veteran fire chief who has weathered all...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Event Gives Emerging Talent Showcase at Cannes

    Germany has some of the best film schools in the world and during Cannes the work of some of its students will be showcased under the banner Next Generation Short Tiger 2014. Martin Scheuring of German Films, which organizes the program with the German...
  • German Titles Buzzing at Cannes

    German Productions/Co-productions in the Cannes Film Festival Competition "Clouds of Sils Maria," director: Olivier Assayas (France/Germany/Switzerland) "Winter Sleep," director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/Germany/France) "Maps to the Stars," director:...
  • CANNES: Salma Hayek Presenting 'The Prophet' as Work-in-Progress

    Cannes Film Festival has set an Official Selection work-in-progress screening of the animated feature "Khalil Gibran's The Prophet" on Saturday. The screening will feature highlights from the film and be presented by producer Salma Hayek-Pinault and...
  • Cannes Fest, VOD Platform Mubi Partner to Unspool Past Titles (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global VOD platform Mubi has partnered with the Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage to screen exclusively a selection of short films that have played in competition at the event in past years. The shorts will feature on the curated arthouse platform...