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  • Sony Classics Takes North America for Hungary's Oscar Entry 'The Notebook'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to "The Notebook," the Hungarian entry for the foreign-language Oscar, from Beta Cinema. Ulrich Thomsen and Ulrich Matthes star in the story of 13-year-old twins abandoned by their parents...
  • 'The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel' a darkly comic folk tale

    Magdalena Zyzak's delightful first novel, "The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel," has no noble characters, a good deal of mean-spirited behavior, and it all ends badly — in other words, it's a comedy. For those who think that religious fanaticism, racial...
  • Berlinale Co-Production Market Selects 39 Projects

    LONDON -- Thirty-nine feature film projects from 30 countries will be presented at the 11th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which runs Feb. 9-11. The market gives producers the opportunity to come together for pre-scheduled individual meetings with 450...
  • M-appeal Sells Berlinale Pic 'Feriado' to GMFilms (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- M-appeal has sold Diego Araujo's helming debut "Feriado" (Holiday), which world premieres in the Berlinale's Generation 14plus section, to Germany's GMFilms. GMFilms will give the film a theatrical release. Pic centers on 16-year-old Juan...
  • The Dream

    I was attending a party of some sort. Maybe a diplomatic reception. In a large well-appointed room full of people and din. Everyone was talking. In French. There were tables and chairs but all were standing -- over at the bar or picking and choosing off...
  • Miklos Jancso, Hungarian Filmmaker Who Won at Cannes, Dies at 92

    Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92. Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
  • Some of Obama's ambassador picks are no Shirley Temples

    As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...
  • Rough going for U.S. team at Volo Cup

    USA Water Polo Men's Senior National Team posted an 0-3 record at the Volo Cup which concluded Sunday at Szolnok, Hungary. Team USA dropped games to Serbia, Germany and Hungary in a tournament that started Friday . In Sunday's game against Hungary, Nolan...
  • Paramount Channel Reaches Out to Russia, Hungary

    LONDON -- Viacom Intl. Media Networks is extending global distribution for the Paramount Channel having struck deals to launch the 24-hour TV film network with affiliate partners in Russia and Hungary this month. In Russia, VIMN has struck a deal with...
  • Berlin: 'Stations of the Cross,' 'Jack' Generate Multiple Sales for Beta

    LONDON -- Dietrich Brueggemann's "Stations of the Cross," which won the Berlinale's Silver Bear for script, and Edward Berger's Berlin competition entry "Jack" were Beta Cinema's hot sellers at the European Film Market in Berlin. "Stations of the Cross"...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...