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  • CANNES: Zeitgeist Films Picks up U.S. Rights To Volker Schlondorff's 'Diplomacy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff's historical drama "Diplomacy" from Gaumont. Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the Allies, "Diplomacy" chronicles the tense confrontation...
  • REVIEW: 'The French Minister' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The French Minister' ★★&#9733 1/2
    A government office that functions much like "The Office" is the setting of "The French Minister" (released as "Quai d'Orsay" in France), a sparkling and savvy comedy of political manners from the unlikely hand of veteran French auteur Bertrand Tavernier....
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Diplomacy'

    The time is August 1944, and as the Allies march towards Paris, the city's artistic and architectural riches lie in danger of Nazi dynamiting. No, it isn't "Return of the Monuments Men," but rather Volker Schlondorff's "Diplomacy," another movie set at...
  • Cesar Film Awards Spread The Wealth Wide With Adele Exarchopoulos, Guillaume Gallienne Among The Winners

    PARIS- The 39th Cesar film awards spread the wealth wide, reflecting the breadth and diversity of Gaul's film production landscape. Scarlett Johansson was on hand to pick up a honorary award from the hands of Quentin Tarantino, whom she thanked for...
  • Berlin Film Festival Unveils Berlinale Special Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival has unveiled its Berlinale Special program, which contains 18 pics, including nine world premieres. As previously announced, the selection includes the world premiere of comedy "A Long Way Down," directed by Pascal...
  • Gaumont Sells Berlinale Special Gala Player 'Diplomacy' (Exclusive)

    PARIS- French major Gaumont has closed key sales deals on "Diplomacy," Volker Schlondorff's WWII drama that's set to open in the Berlinale's Special Gala section. In the run up to Berlin, "Diplomacy," which centers on the real-life story of a German...
  • Variety Critics Pick Their Oscar Nominees

    Film critics, we're often told, don't vote for the Oscars -- but if they did, here's what at least three of their nomination ballots might look like. We listed our top five choices for best director, actor/actress, supporting actor/actress, original/...
  • 2013 foreign-language films that revealed new worlds to audiences

    2013 foreign-language films that revealed new worlds to audiences
    It's been many years since I interviewed the late producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier, then the president of Unifrance, the key promoter of French films overseas, but I always remember a comment he made. Toscan, as everyone called him, was talking about...
  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'The Dune'

    An uncommon film of great sensitivity, "The Dune" delivers a beautifully understated portrayal of the consequences of choosing a particular path at life's crossroads. First-time feature helmer Yossi Aviram proves exceptionally gifted with his stellar...
  • A scary father governs the world of this 'Son'

    A scary father governs the world of this 'Son'
    The most quietly terrifying presence in film today belongs to a gray-haired, 64-year-old French actor with a Danish name. If you are familiar with Niels Arestrup's work, you don't need any convincing. If you're not, "You Will Be My Son" is all the...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Quai d'Orsay'

    A government office that functions much like "The Office" is the setting of "Quai d'Orsay," a sparkling and savvy comedy of political manners from the unlikely hand of veteran French auteur Bertrand Tavernier. Best known at home and abroad for sweeping...