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  • French Oscar Entry 'Saint Laurent' to Play at St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum

    LONDON -- Bertrand Bonello's biographical drama "Saint Laurent," which France submitted as its entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film category, will have its Russian premiere at the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum. The drama, which premiered at the...
  • France Sends 'Saint Laurent' to Campaign For Foreign-Language Oscar Nominations

    PARIS- Bertrand Bonello's "Saint-Laurent," a sultry biopic of the French famed designer, is set to represent France in the foreign-language Oscar campaign. The movie world-premiered in competition at Cannes where it was acquired by Sony Pictures...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • Iranian Actress Faces Public Flogging Over Red Carpet Kiss

    Iranian actress Leila Hatami, star of Oscar-winning film "A Separation," is causing a stir in her home country after publicly kissing Cannes president Gilles Jacob. Under Iran's strict Islamic regime, unrelated men and women are not allowed to touch or...
  • CANNES: 'White God' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize

    CANNES -- "White God," Hungarian helmer Kornel Mundruczo's audacious drama about a canine uprising, won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. The jury prize was given to "Force majeure," Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's...
  • CANNES: Will 'Leviathan' Win the Palme d'Or?

    Before the first competition title had even unspooled at this year's Cannes Film Festival, more than one oddsmaker suggested that there was already a serious frontrunner for the Palme d'Or, and it was clearly Naomi Kawase. A Cannes competition regular...
  • Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood

    Cannes: For Zhang Yimou, a return to roots amid a turn to Hollywood
    Zhang Yimou tilts his head in reflection when asked if his new movie, "Coming Home," a period drama with an amnesiac hook, is a return to more political roots. The film, after all, tells of a couple torn apart by the Cultural Revolution, and it seems to...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
  • CANNES: Weinstein Company Makes 5-Year Deal With Worldview

    The Weinstein Company has partnered with financing-production company Worldview Entertainment in a five-year deal. Worldview is already co-financing four upcoming TWC films: "Tulip Fever," starring Christoph Waltz, Dane DeHaan and Alicia Vikander;...
  • Why Is 'Immigrant' Director James Gray a Bigger Hit in France Than at Home in U.S.?

    Perhaps it's appropriate that the director of "The Immigrant" has achieved more fame overseas than on his own shores. In France, James Gray is practically a household name. Though he hails from New York -- Queens to be exact -- four of his five films...
  • Marion Cotillard pushes boundaries as actress, crosses them as a star

     Marion Cotillard pushes boundaries as actress, crosses them as a star
    French-born Marion Cotillard has staked out an enviable international career, with a leading lady's glamour and the versatility of a character actress. Following her breakthrough, Oscar-winning performance in "La Vie en Rose," she has appeared in art...