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144 articles available in total starting from 03/01/2008. Last article published on 28/05/2008.

Munzi's night of fear

Munzi's night of fear

A robbery in a villa at the outskirts of a large northern Italian city. A robbery that goes wrong. A story like many others, to which the TV news have accustomed us. Yet behind every story are...  

22/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Directors' FortnightItaly

Che: The man and myth

Che: The man and myth

The eagerly awaited Che – shown in competition yesterday evening at the Cannes Film Festival – didn’t fail to impress followers of the Che Guevara legend or enthusiasts of the cinematic epic....  

22/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition

Versailles looks at childhood homelessness

Versailles looks at childhood homelessness

Four year-old Enzo is just like any other boy: he chases birds in the park, kicks the first ball that comes his way and sleeps deeply. But his life is different from that of an ordinary child for...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Un Certain Regard/France

Business goes into overdrive

Now entering its final stages, the Cannes Festival Film Market has seen numerous deals clinched by French international sales companies. Kinology (see news) have done great business with a...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/France

Bizarre train of events in O’Horten

Bizarre train of events in O’Horten

Viewers got a dose of quirky humour at midday today at the Cannes Film Festival, when Bent Hamer’s O’Horten screened in the Un Certain Regard section. Appearing for the fourth time at Cannes,...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Un Certain Regard/Norway

Gomes reveals his beloved month of August

After paying homage to master filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira two days ago, the Cannes Film Festival features yet another Portuguese director today, Miguel Gomes, who presented Our Beloved Month of...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Directors’ Fortnight

Hunger increasers buyers’ appetites

The opening film of Un Certain Regard, Hunger (see the news) by UK artist Steve McQueen has been snatched by a handful of territories at Cannes, including France (MK2), the UK/Ireland (Pathe) and...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/UK

Involuntary closing intentional deals

The Coproduction Office’s Swedish entry at Cannes, Involuntary, screening in Un Certain Regard, has been sold to Belgium (Lumiere), Holland (Film Museum), Norway (Arthaus) and Greece (Seven)....  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/France

Lafosse’s bad education

Lafosse’s bad education

Joachim Lafosse, one of Belgium’s most prolific emerging directors, is in the Cannes sidebar section Directors' Fortnight for the first time, with his fourth feature Private Lessons. Dedicated,...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Directors’ Fortnight

Martel and the wealthy headless woman

Martel and the wealthy headless woman

Two young kids and a dog are playing in a dry ditch by the side of the road. Later, a platinum-haired woman drives by. She is distracted and runs over something.... perhaps a dog. It starts to...  

21/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition

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