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Cannes Film Festival

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  • Cannes Prize Winner 'Force Majeure' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund's "Force majeure" following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. "Force majeure" tells the story of a Swedish family vacationing in the...
  • Man accused of attacking Brad Pitt has prior celebrity controversies

    The 25-year-old man accused of battering Brad Pitt on the red carpet Wednesday night has been involved in previous red carpet controversies, including an incident earlier this month in which he crawled under actress America Ferrera's gown at the Cannes...
  • Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere

    Vitalii Sediuk allegedly attacks Brad Pitt at 'Maleficent' premiere
    Vitalii Sediuk, the longtime red-carpet accoster of celebrities, was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt as the star was making his way down the carpet for the premiere of partner Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent.”...
  • Brad Pitt's 'Maleficent' prankster hit with restraining order

    Brad Pitt's 'Maleficent' prankster hit with restraining order
    Brad Pitt's red carpet prankster who was arrested Wednesday has been hit with a restraining order, according to reports out Thursday. Vitalii Sediuk, the Ukrainian prankster on three-year probation for rushing the stage during singer Adele's 2013 Grammy...
  • De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago

    De Niro, Pattinson to film 'Idol's Eye' in Chicago
    Here's a final item out of the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, this one a Chicago crime story to be told by a highly regarded French director. Earlier this year Robert Pattinson of the "Twilight" franchise began talking about playing the lead...
  • Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault

    Brad Pitt attacker to be charged with battery, assault
    LOS ANGELES - The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter...
  • Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt

    Ukrainian prankster charged with assault after striking Brad Pitt
    The Ukrainian prankster who struck actor Brad Pitt in the face at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie "Maleficent" will be charged with battery and assault, officials said on Friday. Vitalii Sediuk, a 25-year-old Ukrainian TV reporter infamous for...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films'

    Both an affectionate tribute and a cautionary tale, "The Go-Go Boys" is a solid documentary that offers, as its subtitle promises, one version of the "inside story of Cannon Films." Israeli helmer Hilla Medalia ("Dancing in Jaffa") offers, as its subtitle...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • Cannes Jury Session Ranges From Political to Jovial

    There was a feminist theme going on at the beginning of the Cannes jury press conference, Wednesday, but the assembled panel of actors and directors soon shifted into safer, less political territory. Jury president, Jane Campion was introduced as the...
  • CANNES: Little Margin for Error in Selling Mid-Budget Films

    As studios put more and more of their resources into tentpoles, independent producers are pondering a key question: How much money is the right amount for a project? For starters, with the Cannes Film Festival looming, producers are dealing with...