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

Soi Cowboy: In the wild, wild East

Soi Cowboy: In the wild, wild East

The Un certain regard section at the Cannes Film Festival presented the unusual Thai/UK co-production Soi Cowboy on Friday. The film is the second feature of the young British director Thomas...  

17/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Un certain regard/UK

Sharon Harel back with new sales company

Veteran sales agent Sharon Harel has launched the new London-based sales outfit WestEnd Films with her colleagues from Capitol and ThinkFilm, Eve Schoukroun and Maja Amsellem. Harel, who...  

17/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/UK

Independent goes for Bernard Rose’s Mr Nice

Independent Film Company, headed by director/producer Luc Roeg, will produce and handle world distribution on Mr Nice, the new feature film by UK established filmmaker Bernard Rose (Candyman). As...  

17/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/UK

Fortissimo strengthens French Connections

Fortissimo Film Sales has announced several deals on Kiyoshi Kurosama’s Tokyo Sonata, premiering today at Un Certain Regard; Brillante Mendoza’s Serbis, screening tomorrow in official competition;...  

17/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/Netherlands

Azema and Darroussin take a hilarious trip to the Pyrenees

A bear, nudists priests, hallucinogenic mushrooms, a Tibetan, a sex inversion, a chocolate massage and bungee jumping: Le Voyage aux Pyrénées by brothers Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu has opened...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Director's Fortnight/France

The Stranger in Me: haunting look at post-natal depression

"I wanted him to go away. I thought my milk was poison." Bold director Emily Atef (Berlin-born Franco-Iranian) plunged viewers into an ultra-realistic portrayal of the horrors of post-natal...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Critics’ Week/Germany

Andreotti calls Il Divo nasty and malicious

As expected, Senator Giulio Andreotti did not at all like Paolo Sorrentino’s much-anticipated Il Divo (“The Deity”), in competition at Cannes. The former (and seven-time) Italian Prime Minister,...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition/Italy

Gomorrah sold to UK, Germany and Austria

Interest continues to build for Italy’s most highly anticipated film in competition at Cannes, Matteo Garrone’s Gomorrah, which has just sold to the UK (Optimum) and Germany and Austria (Prokino),...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/Italy

Biùtiful cauntri to get July release in France

French company Chrysalis has bought the rights to the documentary Biùtiful cauntri, directed by Esmeralda Calabria, Andrea D’Ambrosio and Peppe Ruggiero, from Italy’s Intramovies. The film on the...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Market/Italy

A bittersweet Christmas Tale

A bittersweet Christmas Tale

Bitter unresolved family issues are served up in Arnaud Desplechin's sixth feature, A Christmas Tale, presented this morning in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. The film is as brilliant as...  

16/05/2008 | Cannes 2008 | Competition/France

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