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  • Anurag Kashyap's 'Gangs of Wasseypur' to get Cinelicious Release

    HONG KONG - New specialty distributor Cinelicious Pics has picked up North American rights to "Gangs of Wasseypur," the contemporary crime epic by Indian auteur Anurag Kashyap. The two part film premiered in Cannes in 2012 in the festival's Directors'...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • CBS Films Buys Cannes Labor Union Movie 'Pride'

    CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to the British dramedy "Pride" two months after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It's planning an awards season push with a Sept. 19 launch. Chares Gant called the film an "irresistible crowdpleaser" in his...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Director Karel Och on Testing the Audience and Looking Ahead

    It's been four years since Karel Och took over as artistic director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, during which time the fest's famously youthful audience has multiplied, while the programming has maintained its commitment to new voices and...
  • Lisandro Alonso Named Lincoln Center Filmmaker in Residence

    Argentine director Lisandro Alonso will be the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre's 2014 Filmmaker in Residence. A minimalist filmmaker whose narrative work has a documentary-like aesthetic, Alonso's most recent film was "Jauja" with...
  • DreamWorks Taps 'American Pie's' Weitz Brothers for 'Like Father, Like Son' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    DreamWorks is moving ahead with its remake of Japanese child-swap drama "Like Father, Like Son," bringing on the writing team of Paul and Christopher Weitz. DreamWorks acquired English-language remake rights to "Like Father, Like Son" last year following...
  • Music Box Acquires North American Rights To Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Standout 'Alleluia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box has acquired all North American rights to Belgian genre filmmaker Fabrice du Welz's gritty horror movie "Alleluia," a Cannes' Directors' Fortnight standout repped by SND. "Alleluia" stars Lola Duenas...
  • Watch: Two Love Stories in First 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Trailer

    The first official trailer for "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" will transport you to "someplace good," as star Jessica Chastain puts it simply, before taking a turn for the worst. This groundbreaking take on an age-old love story, which marks Ned...
  • Cannes Winner Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye to Language' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jean-Luc Godard's 3D drama "Goodbye to Language," six weeks after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. "Goodbye to Language" was the co-winner of Cannes' Jury Prize with Xavier Dolan's "Mommy"...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Discusses 'Welcome To New York"s Game-Changing Experiment

    PARIS- Cannes Film Festival did not find room for Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," a fictional narrative based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn' sex scandal, in its official selection but that didn't keep the movie from making a large impact on VOD, scoring...