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Articles from September 2015

'Blood of My Blood': Review
Dir/scr. Marco Bellocchio. Italy/France/Switzerland, 2015. 107 minBlood Of My Blood is set across two time lines in the same Santa Chiara convent in the Northrn Italian town of Bobbio, home of director Marco Bellocchio's forefathers and the setting for...
Clare Binns to Receive Exhibition Honour at Screen Awards
Clare Binns, director of programming and acquisitions at Picturehouse Cinemas and Picturehouse Entertainment, is to receive the Exhibition Achievement Award - sponsored by the UK Cinema Association - at this year's Screen Awards on Oct 22.Binns has more...
'De Palma': Review
Directors: Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow. US 2015. 107 mins.A Hollywood master - and, in his time, a champion controversialist - talks and talks, and barring a few film clips, that's about the measure of De Palma. But a very basic formula, executed in...
Film London Reveals 2015 Shorts Winners
Eva Sigurdardottir's Rainbow Party and Toby Fell-Holden's Balcony have been named winners of this year's London Calling and London Calling Plus Awards. The latter title was handpicked by Harry Potter director David Yates.The awards marked the end of...
Films Distribution Boards Stefan Zweig Drama
Films Distribution has boarded international sales rights to German-language drama Before Dawn, which will chart the life of renowned 20th century writer Stefan Zweig.The Paris-based sales outfit will co-produce alongside X-Filme, Maha Productions, Dor...
IFC Scores North American Deal on 'Pele'
Michael and Jeffrey Zimbalist wrote and directed the biopic about the legendary Brazilian footballer and World Cup winner and Imagine Entertainment and Seine Pictures produced. IFC will release in 2016.Vincent D'Onofrio stars alongside Brazilian musician...
'Land of Mine': Review
Dir. Martin Zandvliet, Denmark/Germany, 100 minutes, 2015Denmark's mistreatment of German prisoners after World War II, a little-known chapter of post-war history, is a powerful j'accuse in Land Of Mine, which may surprise all but specialised historians....
'Men & Chicken': Review
Dir/scr. Anders Thomas Jensen. Denmark 2015. 104 minsIf Franz Kafka had ever devised a film for the Three Stooges, it might look something like Men & Chicken. Prolific screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen's first film as a director in ten years is a...
Other Angle Takes Zoe Cassavetes' 'Day out of Days'
Other Angle has acquired world rights to Zoe Cassavetes' second feature Day Out of Days, following a 40-something, former movie star whose acting career has hit the buffers.The Paris-based sales company signed the film following its French premiere at...
Pyramide Acquires TV Drama Cromo
Pyramide International has picked up sales on Argentine Lucia Puenzo's eco-thriller miniseries Cromo ahead of its world premiere in Toronto International Film Festival's new TV strand Primetime tomorrow (Sept 11)."We signed it last week after seeing...
Ridley Scott Launches Genre Label with 'The Twisted'
Amy Beecroft[pictured] heads Verve agency's new Verve Ventures, which packaged The Twisted and represents world sales.Scott, whose The Martian gets its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival tomorrow [Sept 11], produced the film with...
Seville Ups Anick Poirier; Unveils Toronto Slate
The Montreal-based boutique sales division of eOne handles sales on festival world premiere selections Andrew Currie's The Steps, Julio Medem's Ma Ma and Hany Abu-Assad's The Idol.Also receiving their world premieres are Leena Yadav's Parched and André...
Sundance Film Festival: London Sets 2016 Dates
The 4th Sundance Film Festival: London is to run June 10-12, 2016 when it moves to the newly launched Picturehouse Central near London's Leicester Square.The UK offshoot of the Sundance Film Festival had run for three years, from 2012 to 2014, in late...
Toronto: Natalie Portman Discusses Directing and Inspirations
To kick offits 40th year, the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 10-20) hosted a soirée celebration at Reitman Square, during which artistic director Cameron Bailey had an in-depth conversation with guest of honour Natalie Portman about her life...
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