'The Past' Emerges As Early Favourite For Palme d'Or At Cannes Film Festival
Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi, who made his name in the industry with the incredible A Seperation , is potentially sitting on the Palme d'Or after his Paris-set tale ' The Past ' drew boisterous applause and strong reviews following its screening at the Cannes Film Festival this week.
Sat May 18, 2013
Cannes helps actors Bejo and Rahim cross borders
Actress Berenice Bejo poses for portraits at during the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Past: After the Oscar-Winning A Separation Comes the Divorce
When Ahmad clears customs at de Gaulle Airport, his estranged wife Marie speaks to him urgently on the other side of a glass partition.
Iran's Farhadi and China's Jia make Cannes splash
Two directors from countries with tough film censorship brought bold and probing movies to the Cannes Film Festival on Friday - one exploring China's social problems, the other delving into the mysteries of the human heart.
Tue May 14, 2013
Audrey Tautou keeps it low key in pretty floral dress as she prepares ...
She is famously not keen on being in the spotlight, but Audrey Tautou was the centre of attention on Tuesday.
French cinema seduces the Brits
French cinema is enjoying its biggest box office success in Britain for a decade, with attendance for French language or French-made films in 2012 up by 157% on the previous year.
Mon May 13, 2013
Dark Horizons News
Dujardin, Lellouche Team On "La French"
Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche have joined Cedric Jimenez's $26 million action thriller "La French" for Gaumont.
Sat May 11, 2013
Romain Duris on his new film, a 'Rocky with typewriters'
Having swerved some English-speaking roles, French actor Romain Duris tells Siobhan Synnot why there's no place like home when it comes to his film choices ROMAIN Duris doesn't see himself as a big deal, but interviewing France's plat du jour requires a pretty big room.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Ten films I can't wait to watch at Cannes
Directed and written by Joel and Ethan Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis, based on Dave Van Ronk's posthumous memoir, portrays the Bob Dylan-era Greenwich Village folk scene of the early sixties.
Wed May 08, 2013
Best Indie Film Trailers Of The Week: 'The Butler,'...
We tend to hate on Hollywood studios because of the movie projects they choose to fund .
Tue May 07, 2013
Michel Hazanavicius lambasts French film industry
Buttressed by state subsidies and partly sheltered from Hollywood predators, the French film industry has traditionally been regarded with envy by its European neighbours.
European Film Academy Wants Movies to Be Excluded From U.S Free-Trade Talks
The European Film Academy and EFA President Wim Wenders have joined the growing chorus in the European industry demanding that film and other cultural industries be taken off the table in upcoming free-trade talks between the European Union and the United States.
Thu May 02, 2013
'Blancanieves' movie review: A unique and charming take on the classic 'Snow White' story
Maribel Verdu is the evil stepmother in Spanish director Pablo Berger's 'Blancanieves,' his unique take on the classic 'Snow White' tale.
'Populaire' Ties The Fashion of 'Mad Men' With The Spirit of 'The Artist' [Trailer]
It probably won't take you long to work out that Populaire , the new vintage romantic-comedy from debut director Regis Roinsard, is financed by The Weinstein Company.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
I want to be careful not to undersell Pablo Berger 's very beautiful film Blancanieves .
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Creating a Dream World in Black-and-White
It takes only one Academy Award for critics to claim a resurgence of genre, and when The Artist won the 2012 Oscar for Best Picture, it was heralded as signaling the return of an interest in black-and-white silent film.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Asghar Farhadi's 'The Past' with Berenice Bejo First Subtitled Trailer
"I don't want them to be together." Memento Films International has recently debuted an English subtitled trailer for a highly anticipated film premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.