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8 items from 2016


Berlin: Kristen Stewart’s ‘Shopper’ Tops MK2 Sales Deals

9 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

French mini-major MK2 has scored massive pre-sales across its slate, leading with Olivier Assayas’ “Personal Shopper,” starring Kristen Stewart; Stephane Brize’s “A Woman’s Life”; Serge Bozon’s “Mrs. Hyde,” with Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu; and Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s “Lost in Paris.”

Spearheaded by newly appointed head of sales, Fionnuala Jamison, MK2 has sold “Personal Shopper,” a Paris-set English-language ghost story taking place in the fashion world, to South Korea (Challan), the Searchers (Benelux), Switzerland (Filmcoopi), Singapore (Chaw), Middle East (Shooting Stars) and Hong Kong (Bravos). IFC has North American rights. Les Films du Losange will distribute in France.

The movie was produced by Charles Gillibert’s CG Cinema (“Mustang”). Pic has recently wrapped shooting.

“A Woman’s Life,” an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s novel “Une vie,”  is Brize’s follow-up to Cannes’ competition player “The Measure of a Man.” Pic was bought »

- Elsa Keslassy

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Contest: Win The Vincent Price Collection III on Blu-ray

18 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

On February 16th, Scream Factory will release their third home media celebration of a cinematic legend with The Vincent Price Collection III, and we've been provided with three copies of the four-disc Blu-ray set to give away.

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Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive (1) Blu-ray copy of The Vincent Price Collection III.

How to Enter: For a chance to win, email contest@dailydead.com with the subject "The Vincent Price Collection III Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am Est on February 19th. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States. Only one entry per household will be accepted.

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Previous Press Release: On February 16, 2016, collectors, classic film aficionados and horror enthusiasts will relish the 4-Disc Blu-ray™ release of Scream Factory’s The Vincent Price Collection III. »

- Derek Anderson

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The Vincent Price Collection III Blu-ray Clips & Trailers

12 February 2016 12:13 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

On February 16th, Scream Factory will release their third celebration of a cinematic legend with The Vincent Price Collection III on Blu-ray. Ahead of the collection's release, we have high-definition clips and trailers from the four-disc tribute.

Previous Press Release: On February 16, 2016, collectors, classic film aficionados and horror enthusiasts will relish the 4-Disc Blu-ray™ release of Scream Factory’s The Vincent Price Collection III. This extraordinary collector’s set is an essential collection for every movie library and brings together Five Vincent Price masterpiece classics, featuring the first-ever Blu-ray movie presentation of Master Of The World (1961), Tower Of London (1962), Diary Of A Madman (1963), An Evening Of Edgar Allan Poe (1970) and Cry Of The Banshee (1970). Packed with a bevy of chilling bonus content including new interview with producer/director Roger Corman and writer/producer/director Kenneth Johnson, new audio commentary with actor David Frankham, film historians, original theatrical trailers, archival materials, »

- Derek Anderson

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Q&A: Victoria Bedos On Her Journey From ‘Famille Belier’ To ‘Vicky Banjo’

15 January 2016 10:44 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris– Long overshadowed by her famed comedian father, Guy Bedos, and brother, Nicolas Bedos, the 30-something spunky woman broke through as a screenwriter with “La Famille Belier,” the family dramedy which turned out to be 2015’s highest-grossing French-language film. Bedos is now back as a co-screenwriter and lead actress of Denis Imbert’s (“Platane”) “Vicky Banjo,” a coming-of-age film inspired by her life. Bedos entered the art world through the music scene with the band Vicky Banjo which she created with Olivier de Closmadeuc (aka Banjo), who created the original score of the movie.  Bedos, meanwhile, penned the lyrics of the songs and performed them with de Closmadeuc. In the film, Bedos plays Victoire, the youngest in the illustrious Bonh

omme family. Always perceived as the quiet little one, Victoire breaks free from her bourgeois upbringing after she meets a singer in a bar and launches a music duo. From that point on, »

- Elsa Keslassy

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MK2 boards Bozon’s Huppert-starrer 'Mrs. Hyde'

13 January 2016 6:06 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Company to launch black comedy - also starring Gerard Depardieu and Romain Duris - at Rendez-vous with French Cinema; Stéphane Brizé, Gael Garcia Bernal titles also on slate.

MK2 Films has acquired sales of Serge Bozon’s black comedy Mrs. Hyde, starring Isabelle Huppert in a role inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s 19th century classic The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Gerard Depardieu and Romain Duris will also star.

Huppert is set to play a timid physics high school teacher, despised by her pupils and colleagues alike, whose life is changed forever after she is struck by lightning and wakes up with powerful and dangerous new capabilities.

“We are thrilled to represent this extraordinary new voice in French cinema that Serge Bozon has embodied since he began making films,” said MK2.

“We anticipate that, with this adaptation of a world-renowned story and simply the best possible French actors, he will be »

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Top 100 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2016: #22. Stéphane Brizé’s Une Vie

12 January 2016 2:00 PM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Une Vie

Director: Stéphane Brizé

Writers: Stéphane Brizé, Florence Vignon

Following his critically acclaimed The Measure of Man, which took home a Best Actor award for Vincent Lacoste at 2015, Stéphane Brizé has quickly moved onto his next project, an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant with Une Vie (One Life). Once again, Brizé re-teams with co-writer Vignon (Mademoiselle Chambon, A Few Hours of Spring) to adapt a tale centered on a hypersensitive woman unaccustomed the world’ cruelty. In essence, this sounds quite similar to Measure, but from a feminine perspective. Brizé often fleshes out characters and scenarios set within the confines of the working class, often to very eloquent effect. While Lacoste (who has starred in his last three features) is not returning this time, Brizé casts notables such as Yolande Moreau, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Jalil Lespert.

Cast: Yolande Moreau, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Jalil Lespert

Production Co./Producers:Ts Productions’ Milena Poylo and Gilles Sacuto, »

- Nicholas Bell

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Iconic Rock/Pop Singer Bowie Dead: His Most Notable Movies (Updated/Expanded)

11 January 2016 2:15 AM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

David Bowie in 'The Hunger' with Catherine Deneuve. David Bowie movies: Iconic singer memorable as fast-aging vampire in 'The Hunger,' Nikola Tesla in 'The Prestige' Singer and sometime actor David Bowie, one of the iconic figures of the English-language music scene of the second half of the 20th century, died of cancer yesterday, Jan. 10, '16. Bowie (born David Robert Jones in the London suburb of Brixton) had turned 69 on Jan. 8. His son, filmmaker Duncan Jones (Moon), has confirmed Bowie's death on Twitter. Bowie was seen in only a couple of dozen movies during his four-decade show business career. Among his most memorable film roles were those in the titles listed below. The Man Who Fell to Earth Directed by Nicolas Roeg (Walkabout, Don't Look Now) from a screenplay by Paul Mayersberg (based on a novel by Walter Tevis), The Man Who Fell to Earth »

- Andre Soares

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The Vincent Price Collection III Blu-ray Bonus Features Revealed

8 January 2016 12:17 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Vincent Price fans have seen Scream Factory distribute two collections honoring the horror legend, and now they're about to witness a third. On February 16th, Scream Factory will release The Vincent Price Collection III, a four-disc tribute to Price containing five of his films and an abundance of bonus features:

Press Release: On February 16, 2016, collectors, classic film aficionados and horror enthusiasts will relish the 4-Disc Blu-ray™ release of Scream Factory’s The Vincent Price Collection III. This extraordinary collector’s set is an essential collection for every movie library and brings together Five Vincent Price masterpiece classics, featuring the first-ever Blu-ray movie presentation of Master Of The World (1961), Tower Of London (1962), Diary Of A Madman (1963), An Evening Of Edgar Allan Poe (1970) and Cry Of The Banshee (1970). Packed with a bevy of chilling bonus content including new interview with producer/director Roger Corman and writer/producer/director Kenneth Johnson, new audio commentary with actor David Frankham, »

- Derek Anderson

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