James Toback to pick up German kudos

Director to bow at Oldenberg festival retrospective

COLOGNE, Germany -- Director James Toback, currently enjoying a renaissance of sorts with his boxing documentary "Tyson," will receive a retrospective at this year's Oldenburg film festival.

Highlights will include Toback's 1978 debut "Fingers" starring Harvey Keitel, which was remade as the acclaimed French film "The Beat That My Heart Skipped" in 2005.

Toback is expected to attend the entire festival, which runs Sept. 10-14.