Noomi Rapace-Joel Kinnaman Thriller ‘The Secrets We Keep’ Lands at Bleecker Street

Noomi Rapace-Joel Kinnaman Thriller ‘The Secrets We Keep’ Lands at Bleecker Street Bleecker Street has secured U.S. distribution rights to Agc Studios’ thriller “The Secrets We Keep,” starring Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman and Chris Messina. Yuval Adler directed from a script by Ryan ...

‘Pain And Glory’ Sweeps Top Honors At Spain’s Goya Awards

‘Pain And Glory’ Sweeps Top Honors At Spain’s Goya Awards Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory, a double Oscar nominee for star Antonio Banderas and the film itself in the Best International Feature race, swept the top categories Saturday at Spain’s Goya Awards. ...

Keshet & HBO’s ‘Rise And Kill First’ Sets Yuval Adler To Write/Direct Limited Series On Hunt For Hezbollah Co-Founder Imad Mughniyeh By Mossad & CIA

Exclusive: Rise and Kill First, set up last year to be developed into a limited series by Keshet and HBO based on the bestselling Ronen Bergman book about the secret history of Israel’s targeted ...

Diane Kruger Goes Undercover in the U.S. Trailer for ‘The Operative’

Writer-director Yuval Adler returns to the spy genre that he first visited with his 2013 film Bethlehem, with The Operative starring Diane Kruger and Martin Freeman. Yuval’s newest film, based off the ...

Toby Genkel’s ‘Stitch Head’ Readies for Bordeaux’s Cartoon Movie

Produced by Germany’s Gringo Films, “Stitch Head” will pitch at March’s Cartoon Movie in Bordeaux, a leading European event for animation coming down the pipeline. Fellow German studios Lavalabs and ...

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Operative’

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Operative’ “Operation ‘Business As Usual'” is the name of the undercover mission assigned to Mossad agent Rachel Currin in Tehran: a knowingly ironic label for a challenging undertaking that gets considerably ...

Director Yuval Adler Discusses Berlin Festival Film ‘The Operative’

Director Yuval Adler Discusses Berlin Festival Film ‘The Operative’ Israel filmmaker Yuval Adler created a stir with his 2013 film “Bethlehem,” a war drama about an Israeli secret service officer and his young Palestinian informant. Next up is “The Operative,” a ...

Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman to Star in Thriller ‘The Secrets We Keep’

Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman to Star in Thriller ‘The Secrets We Keep’ Noomi Rapace will star in the independent thriller “The Secrets We Keep,” with Joel Kinnaman in talks to join. Yuval Adler will direct from a script by Ryan Covington. Rapace will play a woman ...

Israel's Dori Media Paran builds edgy arthouse slate

Israel's Dori Media Paran builds edgy arthouse slate Company lines up Eran Kolirin [pictured], Yuval Adler and Itamar Alcalay. The budding feature film arm of leading Israeli media and entertainment company Dori Media Paran (Dmp) unveils rough cut ...

"Playmobil," "Tribe," "Suit," "Empty" Set Directors

A bunch of directors just lined up some flash new gigs. First up Lino Di Salvo, the head of animation on Disney's "Frozen," has come on board to direct the $75 million animated feature "Playmobil: ...

‘Bethlehem’ Director Yuval Adler To Helm Eco-Thriller ‘The Last Of The Tribe’

‘Bethlehem’ Director Yuval Adler To Helm Eco-Thriller ‘The Last Of The Tribe’ Exclusive: Bethlehem helmer Yuval Adler has come attached to direct The Last Of The Tribe, an eco-thriller set in the Brazilian Amazon. Mark Bailey wrote the script based on a book by Monte Reel, and ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2015: #74. Ari Folman’s Anne Frank Project

Untitled Anne Frank Project Director: Ari Folman // Writer: Ari Folman We were sorry to see Folman’s last film, 2013’s The Congress so apathetically received after it opened the Director’s Fortnight ...

Q&A: Adopt Films’ Tim Grady On Getting Americans To See Foreign-Lingo Movies

Tim Grady and October Films co-founder Jeff Lipsky co-created New York-based Adopt Films in 2011. Since banding together, the pair has been savvy in their foreign language pick-ups, pouncing on four ...

Jewish film fest “strongest ever” after controversy

Jewish film fest “strongest ever” after controversy Festival moving forward following controversy surrounding the Tricycle Theatre. The UK Jewish Film Festival (Ukjff) is preparing to host its “strongest ever” run, according to founder and executive ...

Jff gets down to business

Jff gets down to business The festival is laying on a packed programme of film industry events this year, headlined by the Jerusalem Pitch Point meeting. The meeting revolves around a central pitching event on July 14, open ...

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 ...

Taipei fest unveils new talent line-up

Taipei fest unveils new talent line-up The Taipei Film Festival has unveiled the 12 films that have been selected for its International New Talent Competition, including the world premiere of local production Partners In Crime. Directed ...

‘Bethlehem’ a grimly crafted Israeli-Palestinian thriller

Bethlehem Written by Ali Wakad and Yuval Adler Directed by Yuval Adler Israel, 2013 The final shot of the new Israeli film Bethlehem, one of last year’s nominees for the Best Foreign-Language Film ...

Bethlehem

A tense, topical thriller set in the title city, Bethlehem would be worthy of praise under any circumstances; the fact that it’s a debut feature for director Yuval Adler, and populated with ...

Review: Strong, Eye-Catching But Thin Israeli Thriller 'Bethlehem'

This is a reprint of our review from the 2013 Venice Film Festival. Venice has welcomed Israeli films into its lineup many times over the last few years: tank-bound war film “Lebanon” was a Golden ...

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