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Far From The Madding Crowd

'Far From The Madding Crowd': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Thomas Vinterberg, UK, 2014, 119 mins

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Bob Simonds’ STX Entertainment has officialy sealed the deal on its 18-film co-financing and distribution agreement with the private Chinese company.

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As reported on Screendaily last week, production is underway in Rome on Paramount Pictures and MGM’s retelling of the classic adventure starring Jack Huston in the title role.

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QED Holdings co-CEOs file trademark infringement and unfair competition suit.

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Lord Puttnam sees EU digital strategy shift

1-Apr-2015 | By Matt Mueller

FDA president hopeful of less seismic EU digital reform.

Twilight of a Life

Visions du Réel 2015 to spotlight women

1-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Sylvain Biegeleisen’s Twilight of a Life to open the documentary film festival in Switzerland.

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Japanese 'Godzilla' to rise in 2016

1-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Directors Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi to make monster movie for release in 2016

Panos Koutras’ Xenia sweeps Hellenic awards

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Director refuses to accept trophies in protest over immigrant issues in Greece.

Partisan

Korea's Jeonju to open with Vincent Cassel's 'Partisan'

1-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Some 200 titles set to screen at South Korea’s Jeonju International Film Festival.

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1-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

International press head was part of the “foundation” of the festival.

Sarajevo's CineLink announces eight projects

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Sarajevo’s co-production market’s first batch of projects includes new films by Erol Mintas, Ivana Mladenovic

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Comedy documentary, featuring Tom Hanks among others, premiered at Sundance.

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The studio is fast-tracking the Boston Marathon Bombing thriller and possible Mark Wahlberg star vehicle that pits it against Fox’s rival project Boston Strong.

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Andrew Karpen’s ambitious New York-based distributor has struck a licensing deal with the digital giant making Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription platform for its theatrical releases.

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‘A Perfect Man’, ‘White Soldier’ bookend COLCOA 2015

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The Franco-American Cultural Fund on Tuesday announced the line-up for 19th COLCOA French Film Festival, set to run in West Hollywood from April 20-28.

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Author Rachel Kushner will select a batch of films at the 42nd Telluride Film Festival, set to run from September 4-7.

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The Tribeca Film Festival presented by AT&T will host a centennial celebration of Frank Sinatra next month.

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UK deal for Panahi's Golden Bear winner 'Taxi'

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EXCLUSIVE: Acclaimed drama one of three deals for UK indie.

All3Media acquires Sam Mendes' Neal Street

31-Mar-2015 | By Peter White, Broadcast

All3Media has acquired Call The Midwife and Penny Dreadful producer Neal Street Productions.

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CHINA BOX OFFICE:  Boosted by a visit to China by star Colin Firth, Kingsman: The Secret Service topped the China box office on its opening weekend, grossing $24.25m in three days.

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Filmart 2015: Beyond China

Filmart is the centre of the world for global buyers and sellers focused on Asian content. As it enters its 19th edition, Louise Tutt examines its enduring appeal.

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Liz Shackleton spotlights the hottest productions at Hong Kong Filmart.

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Japanese companies are at Filmart with a strong line-up of literary adaptations, tear-jerkers and a comedy set in the make-up room of a porn shoot.

The Treacherous

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Sales agents from South Korea are in town with a line-up of intriguing character-driven dramas, period action titles and offbeat stories. Jean Noh profiles a selection

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With sales companies out in force at Filmart, how much of an appetite do Asian audiences really have for European films?

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Filmart offers US sellers the chance to establish and maintain relationships with Asian buyers outside the frenzy of the bigger markets in the calendar.

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US audiences finally get the chance to see Coimbra’s disturbing Rio-set drama inspired by the shocking ‘Beast Of Penha’ abduction and murder case in Brazil more than half a century ago.

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