Hungarian Film and TV Biz Make Play for Global Stage at Berlin Festival

Hungarian Film and TV Biz Make Play for Global Stage at Berlin Festival For the first time ever, two Hungarian films are competing for the Berlinale’s Golden Bear: “Forest – I See You Everywhere,” a standalone sequel to the 2003 Berlinale hit “Forest,” from veteran auteur ...

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2021: #23. Ildikó Enyedi’s The Story of My Wife

Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2021: #23. Ildikó Enyedi’s The Story of My Wife The Story of My Wife Produced by Monika Mécs, András Muhi, Erno Mésterhazy, Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Flaminio Zadra and Pilar Saavedra Perrotta. Directed by Ildikó Enyedi ...

Lea Seydoux to Star in French Period Thriller ‘Party of Fools’ (Exclusive)

Lea Seydoux to Star in French Period Thriller ‘Party of Fools’ (Exclusive) Lea Seydoux, the French star of Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” will headline “Party of Fools” (“Le Bal des Folles”), a high-profile period drama-thriller to be directed by Arnaud des Pallières. ...

Films Boutique inks deals on Ildikó Enyedi’s ‘Story Of My Wife’ (exclusive)

Films Boutique inks deals on Ildikó Enyedi’s ‘Story Of My Wife’ (exclusive) The romantic drama stars Léa Seydoux, Gijs Naber and Louis Garrel. Films Boutique has closed deals with top distributors on Golden Bear winner Ildikó Enyedi’s The Story Of My Wife. The romantic ...

Teamwork Pays off for Eastern European Films

Teamwork Pays off for Eastern European Films When it comes to feature film output in Central and Eastern Europe, it’s all about marshaling indie forces and breaking out of familiar tropes this year, say producers and filmmakers. It’s also about ...

German Regional Film Funder Boosts Budget, Targets Young Filmmakers

Since taking the helm at German regional funder Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (Ffhsh) last year, Helge Albers has revamped the organization, worked to increase its budget by €3 million ...

Bruno Dumont’s On A Half Clear Morning is now in the starting blocks - Production / Funding - France/Germany/Belgium/Italy

Filming will begin next month on the 3B, Red Balloon Film, Scope Pictures and Tea Time Film production, sold by Indie Sales, with Léa Seydoux and Blanche Gardin leading the cast. The first ...

Germany Strengthens Foreign Ties

Germany Strengthens Foreign Ties With more international co-productions in cinemas than ever before and a new crop of high-profile titles this year, Germany’s renown as fertile ground for foreign filmmakers continues to soar. The ...

First Look: Léa Seydoux in ‘The Story of My Wife’ From Ildikó Enyedi (Exclusive)

First Look: Léa Seydoux in ‘The Story of My Wife’ From Ildikó Enyedi (Exclusive) Variety has been given the first-look image from Oscar-nominated director Ildikó Enyedi’s “The Story of My Wife,” starring Palme d’Or winner Léa Seydoux. We spoke to Enyedi about the film, which is ...