Jodie Foster to Star and Direct English Remake of ‘Woman at War’

Jodie Foster to Star and Direct English Remake of ‘Woman at War’ Jodie Foster is set to star in, co-produce and direct an English-language remake of “Woman at War,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. “Woman at War” is an Icelandic thriller ...

‘Woman At War’: Jodie Foster To Direct & Star In English Version Of Iceland’s Oscar Entry

‘Woman At War’: Jodie Foster To Direct & Star In English Version Of Iceland’s Oscar Entry Exclusive: Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster will direct, co-produce and star in an English-language remake of Woman at War, the spirited and eccentric eco-thriller that Iceland has officially ...

Why ‘The Goalkeeper’ Director Moved From California Back to Bolivia

Gory Patiño earned a scholarship to study film at Chapman University and was living the dream of being a filmmaker in Los Angeles. But after receiving some advice to take his talents back to his home ...

Oscar Foreign Language Films Tap Into the Zeitgeist

Oscar Foreign Language Films Tap Into the Zeitgeist Once upon a time, the quintessential foreign-language film submission was a sweeping epic or something to do with WWII. No longer. More challenging and topical pictures have been entered and ...

‘Marlina the Murderer’ Director Hopes Clint Eastwood Sees Her Indonesian Thriller

Mouly Surya’s film “Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts” may be set on an island in Indonesia, but she imbues the film with touches from Spaghetti Westerns. In fact, the film hems so closely to the ...

‘Capernaum’ Director Nadine Labaki Says Refugee Child Star Is Safe and Resettled (Video)

‘Capernaum’ Director Nadine Labaki Says Refugee Child Star Is Safe and Resettled (Video) At the Academy’s Governor’s Ball this past weekend, Nadine Labaki, the director of Lebanon’s Oscar foreign language submission “Capernaum,” said she witnessed her child star Zain Al Rafeea sign his ...

'Woman At War' wins 2018 Lux Film Prize

'Woman At War' wins 2018 Lux Film Prize Benedikt Erlingsson’s film is Iceland’s foreign-language Oscar entry. Benedikt Erlingsson’s eco-terrorist comedy-drama Woman At War has won the Lux prize, awarded by the European Parliament in ...

Icelandic Oscar Contender 'Woman at War' Wins European Lux Award

Icelandic Oscar Contender 'Woman at War' Wins European Lux Award Benedikt Erlingsson's Woman at War, Iceland's contender for the 2019 Oscar in the best foreign-language film category, has won the Lux Award for best European film. The European Parliament presents ...

'Woman at War,' Iceland's Oscar Submission, Puts a Funny Spin on Climate Change

'Woman at War,' Iceland's Oscar Submission, Puts a Funny Spin on Climate Change Fanciful and hard-hitting, Iceland's Woman at War, from director Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men), has one foot in the ancient and another in the very, very modern. The beating heart of the ...

2018 European Film Awards nominations: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ leads on way to Oscars

2018 European Film Awards nominations: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ leads on way to Oscars Nominations for the European Film Academy Award were announced on Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Seville film festival in Spain. Four of the entries in this year’s Oscar race for Foreign-Language Film — ...

Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War’ Leads European Film Awards Nominations

Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War’ Leads European Film Awards Nominations This year’s European Film Awards will be dominated by movies that won prizes at the Cannes Film Festival, with Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War,” Matteo Garrone’s “Dogman,” Alice Rohrwacher’s “Happy as ...

European Films Fill Oscar Foreign-Language Race (Analysis)

The Oscar for foreign-language film may ostensibly represent world cinema at an evening otherwise largely dedicated to Hollywood, but it’s marked by its own form of cultural hegemony: Eurocentrism. ...

Mother-daugther drama 'Agnes Joy' now shooting in Iceland, first image released (exclusive)

’Agnes Joy’ is Silja Hauksdóttir’s second film. Silja Hauksdóttir’s mother-daughter drama Agnes Joy (working title), produced by Birgitta Björnsdóttir at Vintage Pictures, has started shooting in ...

Mother-daugther drama 'Agnes Joy' shooting in Iceland, first image released (exclusive)

’Agnes Joy’ is Silja Hauksdóttir’s second film. Silja Hauksdóttir’s mother-daughter drama Agnes Joy (working title), produced by Birgitta Björnsdóttir at Vintage Pictures, has started shooting in ...

'Woman At War' triumphs at Lübeck Nordic Film Days

'Woman At War' triumphs at Lübeck Nordic Film Days Benedikt Erlingsson’s Icelandic title gathers momentum on award-winning run. Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson’s eco-warrior tale Woman At War, which premiered in Cannes Critics’ Week earlier ...

'Woman At War' wins lucrative Nordic Council Film Prize

'Woman At War' wins lucrative Nordic Council Film Prize Director Benedikt Erlingsson’s second feature scoops $53,000 prize. Tonight at a ceremony in Oslo, Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson became the first director to win the Nordic Council Film ...

Philippe Lesage’s ‘Genesis’ Sweeps Spain’s Valladolid Festival

Philippe Lesage’s ‘Genesis’ Sweeps Spain’s Valladolid Festival Madrid — Making good on the largely overlooked achievement of debut feature “The Demons,” Québécois Philippe Lesage’s “Genesis” swept the 63rd Valladolid Intl. Film Festival, winning its top Golden ...

‘Woman at War’ Director on What Tom Cruise Could Learn From His Quirky Icelandic Thriller

‘Woman at War’ Director on What Tom Cruise Could Learn From His Quirky Icelandic Thriller Here’s a list of what the Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson says is missing from his new film “Woman at War”: “No misery, no violence, no death, not even a gun, and no sex.” Despite the absence ...

‘Jirga’ is Australia’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

‘Jirga’ Benjamin Gilmour’s Afghanistan-set drama Jirga will carry Australia’s hopes of being nominated for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. The international recognition as Australia’s ...

Full list of 2018 foreign language Oscar submissions revealed

First-time submissions come from Malawi and Niger as Austrlia and New Zealand join the list. Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for this year’s foreign language film Oscar, the Academy of ...

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