The Midwife | DVD Review

What seemed like a novel idea, pairing two of French cinema’s contemporary icons from opposing schools of expression (the dramatically inclined Catherine Deneuve and comic queen Catherine Frot) under ...

July 2017 Film Preview

“Girls Trip” As “Wonder Woman” becomes the highest-grossing live action film directed by a woman, July promises to bring even more interesting, powerful women to the big screen — whether they are in ...

Trailer Watch: A Woman Reconnects with Her Father’s Mistress in “The Midwife”

“The Midwife” Most families have their share of dysfunction, but in the French-language film “The Midwife” Claire’s (Catherine Frot) clan takes the cake. Working as a midwife, Claire is living her ...

Catherine Deneuve-Starrer “The Midwife” Acquired by Music Box Films

“The Midwife” Music Box Films has snagged the U.S. rights to “The Midwife,” a French dramedy starring Catherine Frot ( “Marguerite”) and Catherine Deneuve (“Dancer in the Dark”). Variety broke the ...

Berlin sets competition, adds Amazon and BBC drama premieres

Berlin sets competition, adds Amazon and BBC drama premieres Stanley Tucci, Catherine Deneuve dramas join competition; TV dramas and Oleg Sentsov doc set to get world premiere. The Berlin International Film Festival has finalised its competition and Berlinale ...

Berlin finalises competition, adds TV premieres

Berlin finalises competition, adds TV premieres Stanley Tucci, Catherine Deneuve dramas join competition; TV dramas and Oleg Sentsov doc set to get world premiere. The Berlin International Film Festival has finalised its competition and Berlinale ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2017: #38. Martin Provost’s The Midwife

The Midwife Director: Martin Provost Writer: Martin Provost French director Martin Provost has consistently crafted strong, prominent roles for women (his first two titles featured Carmen Maura), ...

Catherine Deneuve comedy-drama 'The Midwife' inks key pre-sale

Exclusive: German-speaking Europe and Switzerland deal for upcoming Martin Provost title. Ascot Elite has pre-bought all rights for German speaking Europe and Switzerland to writer-director Martin ...

Catherine Deneuve drama 'The Midwife' inks key pre-sale

Exclusive: German-speaking Europe and Switzerland deal for upcoming Martin Provost title. Ascot Elite has pre-bought all rights for German speaking Europe and Switzerland to writer-director Martin ...

Catherine Deneuve drama 'The Midwife' inks key pre-sale for Memento

Exclusive: German-speaking Europe and Switzerland deal for upcoming Martin Provost title. Ascot Elite has pre-bought all rights for German speaking Europe and Switzerland to writer-director Martin ...

Fassbender Becomes Only Fourth Double Best Actor Winner: L.A. Critics Awards

'Son of Saul': Géza Röhrig in the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards' Best Foreign Language Film winner. Charlotte Rampling, Michael Fassbender: Los Angeles Film Critics Awards 2015 The Los Angeles Film ...

The 44th Festival du nouveau cinéma announces lineup of nearly 400 films

The 44th edition of the Festival du Nouveau Cinema has just announced their entire lineup and it’s pretty insane! The festival which takes place in Montreal from October 7 to 18 is screening nearly ...

Film Review: 'Violette'

★★★☆☆The American writer Henry Miller once said that he hated writing but he loved having written, and it would seem he had a kindred spirit in the French writer Violette Leduc, who is at the centre ...

Adopt Films to Release Cannes Palm d'Or Winner 'Winter Sleep'

We all know that Adopt Films has acquired all U.S. rights to the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Winner, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Winter Sleep.” And we all know that Memento, with three films in the ...

Violette | 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival Review

Portrait of an Artist: Provost’s Examination a Showcase for Devos Continuing with the resuscitation of another female artist, which was the subject of his 2008 film Seraphine, an international ...

'Violette' by Martin Provost

Violette , in French, subtitled in English, follows the strange and compelling story from the World War II years through the 1960s of trailblazing bisexual French feminist novelist Violette Leduc ...

Blue Is the Luckiest Color: Lafca Best Actress Tie (Two Years in a Row); Oscar Chances for Adele?

Adèle Exarchopoulos (‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’) and Cate Blanchett (‘Blue Jasmine’): Best Actress tie two years in a row at Los Angeles Film Critics Awards (photo: Léa Seydoux and Adèle ...

Adopt Films Open the Books on Curious Unknown; Martin Provost’s Violette Set for 2014

Extremely well received at last month’s edition of Tiff, Martin Provost’s Violette becomes purchase number two (after Bethlehem) in just as many weeks for Jeff Lipsky’s Adopt Films. Screen Daily ...

Adopt Films Nabs Tiff Fave 'Violette,' Starring Emmanuelle Devos (Trailer)

Adopt Films Nabs Tiff Fave 'Violette,' Starring Emmanuelle Devos (Trailer) Adopt Films has taken all Us rights to "Violette," starring Emmanuelle Devos ("Coco Before Chanel," "The Beat My Heart Skipped") in the title role as feminist author Violette Leduc. The film, helmed ...

Busan reveals 2013 line-up

Busan reveals 2013 line-up The 18th Busan International Film Festival (Biff) has announced its full line-up of 301 films from 70 countries with 95 world premieres and 42 international premieres. Running Oct 3-12, the festival ...

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