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Shia LaBeouf-Starrer ‘Padre Pio’ From Abel Ferrara to Premiere in Venice Days Lineup

Shia LaBeouf’s latest performance, a turn as an Italian monk in Abel Ferrara’s Padre Pio, will get its world premiere in Venice as part of the Venice Days lineup, the independently-run sidebar to the Venice International Film Festival. LaBeouf, who co-starred in 2020 Venice Festival competition title Pieces of a Woman, took a well-publicized break […]

‘Zeros and Ones’: Film Review

Ethan Hawke plays a rogue American soldier caught up in murky terrorist espionage plots in veteran cult director Abel Ferrara's pandemic lockdown thriller, which world premiered at the Locarno Film Festival.

‘Sportin’ Life’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Abel Ferrara’s video diary of 2020, 'Sportin' Life,' ranges from the Berlin Film Festival to the COVID-19 lock-down in New York and features actor Willem Dafoe.

Abel Ferrara on Collaborating With Willem Dafoe for the Sixth Time on ‘Tommaso’: “He’s a Partner in Crime”

Rome-based auteur Abel Ferrara teams with Willem Dafoe for the sixth time on his latest title, 'Tommaso,' a semi-autobiographical drama about a filmmaker in crisis. Here he weighs in on everything from cancel culture to why he prefers to live oversees and finding ways to continue working during the COVID-19 crisis.

‘Siberia’: Film Review | Berlin 2020

Arctic loner Willem Dafoe looks back over his life and struggles to make sense of it in Abel Ferrara’s existential journey 'Siberia,' which is bowing in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Abel Ferrara’s ‘Tommaso,’ ‘The Projectionist’ Land at Kino Lorber (Exclusive)

Kino Lorber has picked up the North American rights to two upcoming films by cult filmmaker Abel Ferrara, including 'Tommaso,' a Rome-set drama starring Willem Dafoe that bowed in Cannes.

‘Tommaso’: Film Review | Cannes 2019

Willem Dafoe stars in Abel Ferrara's latest pic, 'Tommaso,' an autobiographical drama about a director and recovering addict living in Rome.

Critic’s Picks: A March To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

SoCal movie lovers have plenty of classic, vintage and retrospective options in March, including a showcase devoted to Burt Reynolds and a series of double features pairing Wes Anderson films with their inspirations.

‘Piazza Vittorio’: Film Review | Venice 2017

Abel Ferrara's latest documentary, 'Piazza Vittorio,' chronicles and celebrates the eponymous Roman square.

‘Black Butterfly’: Film Review

In a remake of a French thriller, Antonio Banderas and Jonathan Rhys Meyers play strangers whose wary encounter quickly spirals into life-or-death peril.

‘Alive in France’: Film Review | Cannes 2017

Controversial cult filmmaker Abel Ferrara turns grizzled rock singer in this self-directed concert documentary, which premieres in Cannes.

Cannes: Abel Ferrara Launches Kickstarter Campaign for ‘Siberia’

The filmmaker's latest project is set to star frequent collaborator Willem Dafoe.