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Cannes: SPC In ‘Leviathan’ Deal

As Cannes concludes, Sony Pictures Classics keeps buying specialty product. The latest is a small deal for North American rights to the Andrey Zvyagintsev-directed Russian pic Leviathan, which played to strong reaction. SPC came in with five films, and bo.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 13th, 2019

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘Salt Of The Earth; Distrib’s 10th Fest Film

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Classics just completed a U.S. rights deal for Salt of the Earth, re-teaming them with Le Pacte, with whom SPC last partnered on The Patience Stone. The film played in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, whe.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 25th, 2014

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘Salt Of The Earth; Distrib’s 8th Fest Film

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Classics just completed a U.S. rights deal for Salt of the Earth, re-teaming them with Le Pacte, with whom SPC last partnered on The Patience Stone. The film played in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, whe.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 13th, 2019

Russia"s "Leviathan" has high Oscar hopes but hits nerve at home

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Andrey Zvyagintsev, the director of the Oscar-nominated, Kremlin-rankling corruption drama "Leviathan," pauses, looks at his producer and wryly smiles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2015

Oscar-nominated "Leviathan" ruffles feathers in Russia

By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev's Oscar-nominated film "Leviathan" has won acclaim around the world but is dividing opinion back at home, where some see it as a critique of President Vladimir Put.....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooJan 17th, 2015

Review: Desperation runs deep in Russia"s "Leviathan"

Desperation runs through the frozen ground and swelling seas in "Leviathan," director Andrey Zvyagintsev's devastatingly beautiful and grand tale of man's ever deepening helplessness against a corrupt state and an indifferent God......»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooJan 8th, 2015

"Leviathan" leads a Russian invasion at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Amid unrest in eastern Ukraine and a return to Cold War-like politics, a powerful satire that depicts local corruption in Vladimir Putin's Russia has stormed the Cannes Film Festival......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 15th, 2019

Russia"s "Leviathan" pleases Cannes, angers Russian minister

CANNES France (Reuters) - The director of a Russian film about corruption that received favorable reviews in Cannes said on Friday Russia's culture minister disapproved of it but he hoped it would be seen there despite pending curbs on profanity in entert.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

Defiant Russian, Binoche "grande dame" wrap up Cannes race

Cannes (France) (AFP) - A Russian blast at state corruption and a French drama about the perils of fame starring Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart wrapped up the competition at Cannes Film Festival Friday. "Leviathan" by Russian art-house vet.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 16th, 2019

Cannes: NonStop Takes Xavier Dolan"s "Mommy," Russian "Leviathan"

The Scandinavia distributor also grabs Berlin winner “Black Coal, Thin Ice” and Kevin Smith's “Anti-Claus” in Cannes buying spree. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterAug 16th, 2019

Cannes: ‘Lion’ To Roar In $12 Million TWC Deal After Quiet Auction

UPDATE: TWC has confirmed this deal, and I had it right except that Australian rights are excluded. Release is below original scoop. PREVIOUS EXCLUSIVE: In a whopping deal that was done in stealth mode, The Weinstein Company is nearing a $12 million deal .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 19th, 2014

London Film Festival Packs Schedule With Cannes Favorites

'Whiplash,' 'Leviathan' and 'Winter Sleep' join 'The Imitation Game' and 'Foxcatcher' in the line-up. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterSep 3rd, 2014

Cannes Winner "Leviathan" Granted Exhibition License in Russia

The film's prospects at home were uncertain in light of a new law banning bad language onscreen.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJun 5th, 2019

Mel Gibson to Get Lifetime Honor at Karlovy Vary Festival

The 49th edition of the central European fest will also screen Andrei Zvyaginstev's Cannes entry "Leviathan," with Laura Dern attending a special screening of David Lynch's "Wild at Heart."read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 27th, 2019

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Nabs "Leviathan" for U.S.

The film, from Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev, is in competition at the fest. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterAug 14th, 2019

Day 10: Behind the scenes at Cannes Film Festival

SNUBBED BY HIS OWN COUNTRY: Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev earned rave reviews for his Palme d'Or contender "Leviathan", but one person didn't enjoy it at all. Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky told official news agency R.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 16th, 2019

"Leviathan": Cannes Review

Andrei Zvyagintsev’s fourth feature is a thriller, a black social comedy, and a thinly-veiled swipe at Putin’s regime in one tidy package. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 23rd, 2014

Deal Or No Deal: No new Channel 4 deal for Noel Edmonds" game show

Noel Edmonds says it is an "exciting new era" for Deal Or No Deal as Channel 4 scraps the studio version of the game show......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 12th, 2017

CANNES WATCH: "Arabian Nights" canine named Cannes" top dog

CANNES, France (AP) — A small white dog named Lucky has taken the award for Cannes' best performance on four legs......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 23rd, 2015

CANNES WATCH: Jackson patriarch makes a splash at Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Along with film stars and other top actors and directors in the industry, Cannes Film Festival red carpet premieres tend to bring out the random celebrity that makes you wonder why they're there......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 20th, 2015

Filmmakers defend a language switch at English-heavy Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is as close to the movies' answer to the United Nations. The filmmakers and media of the world are usually represented in one way or the other. The Croisette, Cannes' seaside promenade, is usually.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 21st, 2015