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Eve is a 3D movie set in a futuristic & poetic universe without any dialog that captures the last moments of humanity on earth before nature resumes his duties."
According to First showing, The short film was shot and imagined by a large team of French professionals which included Joséphine Derobe as the 3D stereographer, who worked on Pina by Wim Wenders. It's both written and directed by French filmmaker and concept artist Eric Gandois, who did storyboards for Lucy and From Paris with Love.
Stars: John Travolta, Christopher Meloni, Rebecca De Mornay, Amanda Schull, Sam Trammell, Doris Morgado, Luis Da Silva Jr., Patrick St. Esprit | Written by Yvan Gauthier, Paul Sloan | Directed by Chuck Russell
Anyone remember From Paris With Love? Director Pierre Morel followed up the 2008 Liam Neeson hit Taken with a similarly enjoyable, although less critically well received, action movie in 2010 which starred a shaven headed John Travolta as Charlie Wax. And while it was less successful and entertaining than Taken, From Paris With Love was still good fun.
So in theory then, given Travolta is – or at least was – capable of convincingly taking part in a action movie I had reasonable expectations for his latest film I Am Wrath. And then there’s the crew involved: directed by Chuck Russell whose past works include Eraser, The Mask, and The Blob; and starring Rebecca De Mornay and Christopher Meloni, I honestly thought »
- Dan Woolstencroft
Fledgling sales outfit has acquired worldwide sales rights to Paolo Genovese’s comedy, a box office hit in Italy.
The film is the only Italian competitor at Tribeca, where it will make its Us premiere later this month. The comedy has already grossed more than $18.2m (€16m) in its native Italy since its release on February 11.
Starring Alba Rohrwacher (I Am Love) and Kasia Smutniak (From Paris With Love), the story follows seven friends who, during a dinner party, decide to share all of their text messages, emails and calls with each other, unveiling a myriad of secrets.
Launched last year by Lucky Red and Indigo Film, this latest acquistion continues True Colours’ trend of picking up Italian films for international release. Other titles on the company’s slate include Roberto Ando’s Le Confessioni »
Rome — True Colours, the Italo sales company recently launched by Indigo Film and Lucky Red, has taken world sales on hit Italo ensemble pic “Perfect Strangers,” ahead of its international launch at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.
Directed by Paolo Genovese, “Strangers” has scored a whopping 16 million Euros ($18 million), notching up 2.5 million admissions in Italy since its early February release via Medusa. It is the only Italian entry in Tribeca’s International Narrative Competition section. Pic is co-produced by Leone Film Group’s recently acquired Lotus Productions shingle with Medusa.
High concept dramedy is set during a dinner party where seven friends decide to play a dangerous game. Each places their cell phone on the table and agrees to make all texts and calls public, in an attempt to prove that they have nothing to hide. The Italo A-list cast comprises Alba Rohrwacher (“I Am Love”), Kasia Smutniak (“From Paris With Love »
- Nick Vivarelli
While today is just another Thursday for some people, many others are celebrating the heralded Irish holiday St. Patrick's Day. On this holiday, everyone is Irish for a night on the town. But if you prefer celebrating with a night in, we have an incredible contest opportunity you won't want to miss. We're teaming up with Lionsgate Digital and Vudu to give away digital codes for 17 movies that capture the Irish spirit.
Fans will win digital Vudu codes for Ethan Frome, Gangs of New York, The Next Three Days, Played, From Paris with Love, Peacock, Haywire, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Velvet Goldmine, Albert Nobbs, Harrison's Flowers, About Adam, Unhitched, Love's Labour's Lost, Rabbit Proof Fence, The Ghost Writer, Grey Owl, Noble House, Remember Me and Shattered. You'll be able to watch these movies right away through your Vudu account, which you can access through your smart TV, Blu-ray player, »
5 items from 2016
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