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Nicolo Donato’s feature about the escape of Danish Jews in 1943 to star Danica Curcic and David Dencik among others.
Main programme to include Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster and Carol Morley’s The Falling.
After making two high profile movies set during the Hitler years, Downfall director Oliver Hirschbiegel is hatching plans for a new film that will unfold during the First World War.
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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?
While Hollywood continues to dominate animation globally, European distributors and producers are increasingly looking to grab a slice of the pie. Geoffrey Macnab looks at the state of play.
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.