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  • French court upholds rogue trader's prison sentence

    PARIS France's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld rogue trader Jerome Kerviel's three-year custodial sentence for unauthorized trades costing Societe Generale an estimated 4.9 billion euros about $6.8 billion but overturned an order that he repay...
  • Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris

    Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris
    Roman Polanski will direct the stage musical version of his 1967 movie "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in a production that is scheduled to open in October in Paris.  "Dance of the Vampires" (French title: "Le Bal des Vampires") was first produced in...
  • 'Zombillenium,' 'Song of the Sea,' 'The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise' Among Cartoon Movie Highlights

    PARIS- "Zombillenium," "Song of the Sea," "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise" and "Yellowbird" were among the highlights presented at Cartoon Movie's animation co-production forum. - Based on Arthur de Pins' eponymous comicbooks, "Zombillenium" (in...
  • 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...
  • France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia

    France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia
    PARIS — Hinting at tougher sanctions to come against Moscow for its moves toward annexing Crimea, France said Tuesday it could cancel a $1.3-billion deal to sell Russia two state-of-the-art warships. At the same time, the British government...
  • Smothered by smog, Paris bans some cars; measure lifted late in day

    PARIS -- With the City of Light buried under a thick blanket of smog for a week now, authorities in the French capital took drastic steps Monday to cut the number of cars on the road and to encourage commuters to find more environmentally friendly ways of...
  • Chef of the Moment: Paris' Alain Passard comes to L.A. for All-Star Chef Classic

    Chef of the Moment: Paris' Alain Passard comes to L.A. for All-Star Chef Classic
    Alain Passard, the chef and owner of l'Arpège in Paris, known for his cuisine a la vegetable, will be in Los Angeles to cook at the All-Star Chef Classic, which takes place this weekend at L.A. Live. Passard's l'Arpège received three Michelin stars in...
  • Paris bans driving due to smog

    Paris bans driving due to smog
    After days of near-record pollution, Paris enforced a partial driving ban to clear the air of the global city. On Monday motorists with even-numbered license plates were ordered to leave their cars at home or suffer a 22-euro fine ($31). The same...
  • 'A Wolf at the Door,' 'Aurora' Top Miami Festival

    MIAMI - Sold by Mundial, a joint venture of IM Global and Mexico's Canana, Brazilian Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" topped the 31st Miami Film Festival Saturday, along with Chilean Rodrigo Sepulveda's "Aurora." Adding to major kudos at the San...
  • Berlin: Zentropa Spain, Sweden Team on Thriller 'Vulcania' (EXCLUSIVE)

    As Lars von Trier' - the man, "Nymphomaniac," the media feeding frenzy - hit Berlin Sunday, Zentropa Spain and Zentropa Sweden - two affiliate companies of Von Trier's European network of production houses, established by his Zentropa production...
  • Berlin: Content Drives Sales on Steve McQueen Docu 'The Man & Le Mans'

    LONDON -- Content is to steer worldwide rights to Steve McQueen docu "The Man & Le Mans," which will be revving up at the European Film Market in Berlin. Gabriel Clarke and Jon McKenna direct and produced the pic, which will be exec produced by Andrew...
  • Reims: A bubbly day trip from Paris

    Reims: A bubbly day trip from Paris
    France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...