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At his highly-anticipated talk for the Kering Women In Motion series at the Majestic Hotel, Cannes festival director Thierry Fremaux kicked off proceedings with the statement, “This debate makes me furious.”
Acquisitions include Cannes Classics title Ingrid Bergman - In Her Own Words.
Exponenta Film takes distribution rights to Johnny O’Reilly feature.
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Dir. Miguel Gomes. Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland 2014. Volume One: The Restless One. 125 mins. Volume Two: The Desolate One. 131 mins. Volume Three: The Enchanted One. 125 mins
Dir: Mathieu Vadepied. France. 2015. 93 mins
Dir/scr. Guillaume Niclous. France, 2015. 92 mins.
Veteran Polish director talks to Geoffrey Macnab ahead of a major UK tour of restored Polish film classics, programmed by Martin Scorsese.
The hottest German-language projects in the works from celebrated veterans and talented newcomers.
From the tipped star of Cate Shortland’s Lore to new directors attracting a cult following, Screen profiles Germany’s talents to watch.
Generous financing options, ambitious film-makers and world-class facilities are making Germany a vital co-producer.
Germany’s network of film funds has made the territory a key international co-producer.
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As the T-Mobile New Horizons film festival (July 19-29) kickstarts the Polish Days initiative, Marcin J Sobczak explains how government support and an emphasis on co-productions is giving the Polish film industry a stronger international standing.
After one false start in 2006, Woody Allen has finally made a film in Paris, which has been selected to open Cannes this year. Melanie Goodfellow discovers how the master film-maker shot all over the city last summer
How can international films make a mark at the Italian box office in 2011 when local films tackling timely subjects are dominating?
Spain has seen a box-office boom in 2014 but admissions were driven by discount ticket schemes. Distributors and exhibitors are looking for new solutions, Juan Sarda reports.
Swedish cinemas registered a total of 16.3 million admissions last year, down 2% on 2013 – but the 25.1% local market share was the highest since 2009.