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Cannes: Saban Takes Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hugh Bonneville WWII Spy Thriller ‘Lives in Secret’ (Exclusive)

Saban Films is in final negotiations to acquire North America and multi-territory rights — including for the U.K., German-speaking Europe, Scandinavia, Spain, Benelux and Australia — to real-life WWII spy thriller Lives in Secret, starring Hugh Bonneville and Charlotte Gainsbourg. From director John Hay, the film sees Gainsbourg play intelligence officer Vera Atkins, who became […]

Charlotte Gainsbourg in ‘The Passengers of the Night’ (‘Les Passagers de la nuit’): Film Review | Berlin 2022

The 1981 French presidential election ushers in a period of change both intimidating and liberating for a recently divorced mother of two teens in Mikhaël Hers’ drama.

Berlin Flashback: When Charlotte Gainsbourg Lit Up the Berlinale

Charlotte Gainsbourg smoked up a storm, both onstage and off, when she attended the Berlin Film Festival in 2001. The actress was starring in Patrice Leconte’s Félix and Lola, playing a mysterious woman who shows up at a traveling amusement park, where she bewitches a bumper car operator played by Philippe Torreton. In a review […]

Berlin Film Festival Unveils Competition Lineup With Juliette Binoche, Elizabeth Banks Titles

The Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled the full lineup for its 63rd edition next month. The event is planned as an in-person fest to run in an abridged, seven-day version Feb. 10-16, with four days of repeat public screenings through Feb. 20. Peter von Kant, François Ozon’s gender-flipped adaptation of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1972 […]

‘The Accusation’ (‘Les Choses humaines’): Film Review | Venice 2021

French writer-director Yvan Attal’s drama centers on a controversial rape case and the families whose lives are torn apart by the trial.

Tim Roth in Michel Franco’s ‘Sundown’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Charlotte Gainsbourg also stars in this drama of splintered family dynamics when a vacation under the Acapulco sun is cut short by tragedy.

NY Film Festival Adds ‘Dune,’ ‘French Dispatch’ to Lineup

The 2021 New York Film Festival has added Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Dune and Wes Anderson’s star-studded latest, The French Dispatch, to its lineup, adding screenings of both titles as part of its Spotlight section. In addition, the annual fall event, set to take place this year from Sept. 24-Oct. 10, has added screenings of […]

‘My Dog Stupid’ (‘Mon chien Stupide’): Film Review

Actor-director Yvan Attal ('Le Brio') and co-star Charlotte Gainsbourg play a couple in crisis in 'My Dog Stupid,' a French-language adaptation of John Fante’s novella.

‘Oh les filles!’ (‘Haut les filles’!): Film Review

French female rockers, including Francoise Hardy, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Vanessa Paradis, tell their stories in the documentary 'Oh les filles!,' directed by French journalist Francois Armanet.

‘Lux Aeterna’: Film Review | Cannes 2019

Beatrice Dalle, Charlotte Gainsbourg and a gaggle of gorgeous people are assembled for 'Lux Aeterna,' a medium length film produced by Saint Laurent and directed by Gaspar Noe ('Climax').

‘Promise at Dawn’ (‘La Promesse de l’aube’): Film Review

Pierre Niney and Charlotte Gainsbourg headline 'Promise at Dawn,' a biopic of French novelist Romain Gary based on the autobiographical novel of the same name.

‘The Snowman’: Film Review

Michael Fassbender stars as a troubled detective tracking down a serial killer in 'The Snowman,' a screen version of Jo Nesbo's best-seller directed by Tomas Alfredson ('Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy').