Jul 13, 2012 12:29 EDT
Hong Kong director Peter Chan and British actress Samantha Morton will be on a jury presided by US producer Michael Mann for the Venice film festival starting next month, organisers said on Friday.
May 27, 2012 22:47 EDT
Cannes crowned "Love" by Austria's Michael Haneke, the wrenching tale of a man and his dying wife, with its Palme d'Or prize as Europe swept the awards at world cinema's top showcase.
May 27, 2012 14:29 EDT
"Love", the wrenching tale of an elderly man caring for his dying wife, scooped top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, handing a second Palme d'Or to Austria's Michael Haneke.
May 27, 2012 14:09 EDT
"Love", a wrenching tale of a devoted Parisian husband caring for his dying wife, took the top prize at Cannes on Sunday, bringing a second Palme d'Or to Austrian director Michael Haneke.
May 25, 2012 15:11 EDT
Aniello Arena, the winsome Neapolitan in the running for best actor award at Cannes, is a former mafia hitman serving a life sentence who got his lucky break in a prison theatre company.
May 21, 2012 12:17 EDT
A Romanian nunnery tale, a killer whale of a drama and a wrenching story of love and death jostled for Cannes glory on Monday as the world's top cinema showcase hit the half-way mark.
May 21, 2012 08:38 EDT
A Romanian nunnery tale, a killer whale of a drama and a wrenching story of love and death jostled for Cannes glory Monday as the world's top cinema showcase hit the half-way mark.
May 20, 2012 23:18 EDT
A Romanian nunnery tale, a killer whale of a drama and whimsical pre-teen love jostled for Cannes glory Monday as the world's top cinema showcase hit the half-way mark.
May 18, 2012 14:12 EDT
An Italian tragicomedy starring a prison inmate as a father of three who loses himself in a quest to become a reality television star premiered Friday at the Cannes Film Festival.
Apr 19, 2012 09:41 EDT
David Cronenberg, Ken Loach and Michael Haneke will headline the race for Cannes gold at the Riviera festival next month, in a line-up studded with stars from Nicole Kidman to Brad Pitt, unveiled Thursday.
Apr 19, 2012 08:31 EDT
David Cronenberg, Ken Loach and Michael Haneke are among the top filmmakers set to compete at next month's Cannes film festival, organisers said Thursday, in a line-up studded with stars from Nicole Kidman to Brad Pitt.
Aug 15, 2011 12:22 EDT
CASACALENDA, Italy (Reuters Life!) - A summer night in southern Italy and a crowd sits in the piazza of a small town as looming images flicker across a film screen a few steps away from a faded baroque church.
Sep 08, 2010 12:56 EDT
The humiliation of African slave Saartjie Baartman as a freak show curiosity in early 19th-century Europe unsettled Venice on Wednesday in Abdellatif Kechiche's "Black Venus".
Sep 08, 2010 12:44 EDT
Ben Affleck brings Boston to Venice with reality-driven heist film starring himself. Ben Affleck brought Boston to Venice on Wednesday, presenting a reality-driven heist film "The Town" that is destined to draw comparisons to his other films also set in his Massachusetts hometown.
Nov 07, 2009 15:13 EST
MADRID (Reuters) -The French film "Un Prophete" (A Prophet) has been nominated for six European Film awards, including best film and best director, the European Film Academy announced on Saturday at the Seville Europe Film Festival.