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Manolo Blahnik Documentary Purchased by Music Box for North America

17 May 2017 12:01 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Music Box Films has acquired North American rights to the Manolo Blahnik documentary “Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards.”

The film includes interviews with Blahnik along with Anna Wintour, Andre Leon Talley, Paloma Picasso, Candace Bushnell, Charlotte Olympia, Iman, Jamie Prieto, Rihanna, Naomi Campbell, David Bailey, Isaac Mizrahi, Joan Burnstein, Mary Beard, Colin McDowell, Penelope Tree, Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi, Rupert Everett and Karlie Kloss.

“Manolo” is produced by U.K.’s Nevision. Producers are Neil Zeiger, Gillian Mosely and Bronwyn Cosgrave. Executive producers are James Cabourne, Tiggy Maconochie, Ralph Shandilya and Anne Morrison.

The project was unveiled at the Berlin Film Festival last year with Michael Roberts directing and Content Media launching sales.

Blahnik was born in the Canary Islands and studied languages and art in Geneva before moving to Paris in 1965 where he decided to become a set designer. On a visit to New York in 1970, he »

- Dave McNary

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Rome is mere ancient history as Greece comes roaring back

18 February 2017 4:03 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The darkness of the Greek legends chimes perfectly with the world’s troubled times, inspiring new novels, short stories and even a TV drama

Mary Beard has cornered the market in ancient Rome. But the sun may be setting on her empire as the Greece of Plato and Sophocles is about to make a stirring comeback. Having thrilled theatregoers down the ages and formed the basis for modern soap operas, the stories of ancient Greece find themselves centre stage once again.

This summer will see writers from Colm Tóibin to Natalie Haynes put a fresh spin on ancient tragedies, while Greek myths continue to inspire every thing from young adult fiction and children’s literature – the Waterstones children’s book of the month for February is Maz Evans’ riotous Who Let The Gods Out? – to urban fantasies such as Jordanna Max Brodsky’s Olympus Bound series. Even television is set »

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