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  • Meryl Streep To Be Feted by Italy's Giffoni Film Festival For Children

    ROME - Meryl Streep will be feted by Italy's Giffoni Film Festival for children, the unique cinematic holiday camp of sorts where kids, teens and young adults from all over the world watch movies, talk about them and judge them. Streep, who will return...
  • Mediaset Mulls Merging Italo And Spanish Pay-TV Ops

    ROME - Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is mulling merging its pay-tv operations in its core Italian and Spanish markets, the top Italian commercial broadcaster announced on Wednesday. In a statement Mediaset, which is run by Piersilvio Berlusconi (pictured)...
  • Tsui Hark Makes 'Tracks'

    HONG KONG - Tsui Hark, one of the most innovative Greater Chinese directors, has begun production on "Tracks In The Snowy Forest," a major 3-D war-action movie. After a fallow period, Tsui, a veteran Hong Kong director, has shot back up to the top...
  • Italy's Cinecittà Studios Commemorate Fellini And Seek To Bounce Back

    ROME - Cinecittà Studios paid homage to Federico Fellini on Friday with a commemorative plaque placed by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino outside the Studio 5 soundstage where the maestro made many of his pics. The ceremony came just as Italy's top production...
  • Paul Greenberg: A word from the wise

    Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him....
  • Pope Francis has a few questions to ask you

    Imagine the pope is coming to dinner. He'll be taking the bus, and he doesn't want you to make a big fuss. It's Francis, after all, the "world's parish priest." There's a bit of an agenda to his visit. He wants to ask how you feel about some of the most...
  • War criminal Erich Priebke dies at 100; Nazi captain convicted in 1995

    Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain who evaded arrest for nearly 50 years after taking part in one of the worst atrocities by German occupiers in Italy during World War II, died Friday in Rome. He was 100. Priebke was finally extradited to Italy...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...