4 items from 2009
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Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker Ruba Nadda ("Sabah"), "Cairo Time" was produced by Foundry Films' Daniel Iron and executive produced by Christine Vachon and Charles Pugliese of Killer Films with David Collins of Samson Films.
The film won the Best Canadian Feature prize at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.
E1 Entertainment International is the film's sales agen »
- Lisa Horowitz
Best Canadian Feature Film honours at the Toronto Film Festival went to Ruba Nadda's 'Cairo Time'. Produced by David Collins of Samson Films and Daniel Iron of Foundry Films, the feature, set in Egypt, stars Patricia Clarkson (Married Life), Tom McCamus (Killshot) and Alexander Siddig (Syriana) and examines a brief, unexpected love affair. Irish creative talent involved in the production of 'Cairo Time' included composer Niall Byrne (The Honeymooners) and production designer Tamara Conboy (Once). The winners were announced on Saturday the 19th of September. »
9 March 2009 10:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The Canada/South Africa co-production about four young combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid is being produced by Daniel Iron of Toronto-based Foundry Films and Lance Samuels and Adam Friedlander of Out of Africa Inc.
Phillippe will play Greg Marinovich, a photographer who, along with fellow cameraman Joao Silva, earned Pulitzers for their photos of the final bloody days of white rule in South Africa, and penned the book on which the film is based.
The true-life story of the four photographers, who became known as the Bang Bang Club, has an element of tragedy as one of them, Ken Oosterbroek, was killed by stray bullets in 1994 while in a battle zone, while another, Kevin Carter, committed suicide that same year.
E1 Entertainment picked up »
- By Etan Vlessing
E1 Entertainment today announced that Ryan Phillippe, Malin Akerman ( Watchmen ) and Taylor Kitsch ( X-Men Origins: Wolverine , "Friday Night Lights") have signed on to star in the The Bang Bang Club , a Canada/South Africa co-production from producer Daniel Iron of Foundry Films Inc. and Lance Samuels and Adam Friedlander of Out Of Africa Inc. Steven Silver will direct the drama, which will be distributed worldwide by E1 Entertainment. "The Bang Bang Club" was the name given to four young photographers; Greg Marinovich (Ryan Phillippe), Kevin Carter (Taylor Kitsch), Ken Oosterbroek and Joao Silva, whose photographs captured the final bloody days of white rule in South Africa. Two were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their acclaimed work. The film tells the »
4 items from 2009
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