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  • Cannes Unveils Critics' Week Lineup

    PARIS -- A duo of hotly anticipated arthouse genre movies, Danish helmer Jonas Alexander Arnby's "When Animals Dream" and American filmmaker David Robert Mitchell's "It Follows," are among the seven films set to compete in Cannes' Critics Week sidebar....
  • CANNES: Program for the Russian Pavilion in Cannes Unveiled

    LONDON -- The program of events for the Russian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival has been unveiled. The gala opening of the Pavilion will be held May 15, at which speakers will include Vyacheslav Telnov, head of the Cinema and Modernization...
  • Sony Pictures Classics to Bow 'Foxcatcher' on Nov. 14

    After being slotted to premiere next month in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Sony Pictures Classics has dated Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" for a Nov. 14 Stateside release. The film stars Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as real-life brothers...
  • Why U.S. Audiences Are More Comfortable With Subtitles Than Ever

    Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Cannes By the Numbers: Festival Big on Female Filmmakers, Canadians, English-Language Pics

    It doesn't feel accidental that the Cannes Film Festival should deliver an unusually strong showing for female filmmakers the same year that Jane Campion is serving as jury president. But festival topper Thierry Fremaux, who's typically loath to discuss...
  • Lambert Wilson Tapped To Emcee Cannes Film Festival

    PARIS- French thesp Lambert Wilson has been tapped to host the opening and closing ceremonies of Cannes Film Festival. Wilson, a popular actor whose credits include Alain Resnais' "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" and Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods And Men,"...
  • Pablo Trapero Tapped To Head Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury

    CANNES- Argentinean star scribe-helmer Pablo Trapero has been tapped to head the jury of Un Certain Regard at the upcoming Cannes Intl. Film Festival. In the past few years, Un Certain Regard - originally created to showcase the most experimental, left-...
  • Roman Polanski Talks His Life and Career, 'Venus in Fur' and Retirement

    Roman Polanski revels in recounting the story of how he met his wife, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, to whom he has been married for 25 years, and who is the mother of his two children. The year was 1985, and Polanski was in pre-production on "Pirates,"...
  • 'Party Girl' To Open Cannes' Un Certain Regard

    PARIS- "Party Girl," the directorial debut of Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, is set to open Cannes' Un Certain Regard on May 15. Produced by Elzévir Films and distributed by Pyramide Films, "Party Girl" turns on the life of...
  • 'Ilo Ilo' filmmaker Anthony Chen recalls the film's inspiration: Aunt Terry

    When growing up in Singapore, filmmaker Anthony Chen's family had a maid from the Philippines, a woman he and his two younger brothers called Aunt Terry. But the family had to downsize in 1997 due to the Asian financial crisis, which plummeted the stock...