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  • Letters: The fur flies in West Hollywood

    Re "Shops feel clipped by WeHo fur sales ban," Sept. 21 Your front-page article on the terrible inconveniences suffered by West Hollywood retailers as a result of the city's new ban on fur apparel sales rekindled nostalgia for other bygone freedoms. We'...
  • Helping Italians tell their own stories

    ROME -- Ciao from Rome, where I'm delighted to announce the launch of L'Huffington Post. I've always had a great fondness for the boot-shaped country and as a Greek, I feel a kinship with a fellow Mediterranean land where someone is always trying to get...
  • Q&A: Jhumpa Lahiri on 'The Lowland' and her upbringing

    Q&A: Jhumpa Lahiri on 'The Lowland' and her upbringing
    Jhumpa Lahiri, who at 46 has already won a Pulitzer Prize (for her first book, the 1999 story collection "Interpreter of Maladies"), and was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize (for her new novel, "The Lowland"), does a number of things...
  • AFM: Rome Closer Kicks up a 'Storm'

    Hong Kong action thriller "The White Storm," which is set as the closing film of the Rome festival, has proved a draw at the American Film Market. The Benny Chan-directed cop thriller was acquired for South Korea by distributor Main Title. It was...
  • Domenico Procacci's Fandango Debuts Solo Sales Unit

    After shuttering its London-based Fandango Portobello joint venture, Italian producer Domenico Procacci's Fandango is kicking off sales solo at the Rome Film Festival's Business Street mart on Rome opener "The Fifth Wheel," produced by Fandango and Warner...
  • Rome Fest To Fete Tsui Hark

    The Rome Film Festival will fete prolific Hong Kong director, producer, and screenwriter Tsui Hark, with its Maverick Director Award dedicated to auteurs who have contributed to the invention of a new, non-conformist cinema. Hark, who pioneered the...
  • Vanessa Hessler: International Star You Should Know

    PEACHY PRINCIPESSA Model-turned-thesp Vanessa Hessler, 25, is a regular Italo TV ratings-grabber via miniseries where her roles include a saint, several princesses and a girl from Kentucky who inherits an Italian castle. Movie-wise, Hessler, who is...
  • Luciano Vincenzoni, Who Co-Wrote Spaghetti Westerns, Dies at 87

    Italian screenwriter Luciano Vincenzoni, who worked with Billy Wilder and Dino De Laurentiis and co-penned Sergio Leone's spaghetti Westerns "For a Few Dollars More" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," which launched Clint Eastwood's career, died Sept....
  • Rome Film Review: 'The Fifth Wheel'

    Italy could use a biting dramedy about the last 46 years, but Giovanni Veronesi's "The Fifth Wheel" isn't that picture. Designed as the tale of a none-too-bright working-class Joe who lightly experiences the country's ups and downs over nearly half a...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Fear of Falling'

    Despite more than a decade of rehearsing and tweaking a new version of Ibsen's "The Master Builder," translated and adapted by Wallace Shawn and staged by Andre Gregory in various private venues, there's little to show for all the effort. The...
  • Rome Film Fest Rebuilds, Adds Focus on China

    Former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller (pictured) has finally gotten the chance to put his stamp on the Rome Film Fest this year. Technically, this is Mueller's second season atop the metropolitan festival, but last year, forced to pick out a...
  • Rome Business Street Mart Kicks Off With New Italo Distribution Fund

    ROME - The 8th Rome Film Festival's Business Street mart kicked off Wednesday with some 200 buyers and 70 world sales agents from 45 countries flocking in for the informal Eternal City bazaar held in the Via Veneto's Hotel Bernini Bristol where the accent...