François Ozon’s Comedy ‘The Crime Is Mine’ Lands at Music Box
Music Box Films has picked up the U.S. rights to The Crime Is Mine, the post #MeToo comedy from French director François Ozon and which stars Rebecca Marder, Nadia Tereszkiewicz and Isabelle Huppert. A theatrical release is planned for later this year for the period film, with a home entertainment release to follow, the distributor said in […]
Balenciaga Designer Addresses Brand’s Controversy in First Interview Since Scandal: “This Was an Error of Judgment”
Balenciaga is back in the news. On the heels of a new report from New York Times fashion writer Vanessa Friedman — a piece that called it “make or break time” for the luxury brand ahead of a March 5 show in Paris, one she billed as “the single most fraught show of the season” […]
Global Filmmakers Show Solidarity With Iranian People Amid Uprising: “This Is a Revolution”
The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk has come out in support of the Iranian people as protests in the country continue. “We, the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk, hereby declare our full and heartfelt solidarity with all those in Iran who stand up for their basic human rights and the freedom of expression,” […]
Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert Cut Their Hair in Solidarity With Iran Protests
France’s entertainment industry is continuing to rally behind Iranians protesting the brutal government crackdown that followed the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on Sept. 16. More than 1,000 working professionals from the world of French cinema, including luminaries like Isabelle Hupert, Lea Seydoux and Thierry Fremaux, had signed an open letter published […]
Jean-Luc Godard, Enfant Terrible of Modern French Cinema, Dies at 91
Jean-Luc Godard, the brilliant and polemical Franco-Swiss filmmaker whose work revolutionized cinema, has died. He was 91. Godard resorted to assisted suicide Tuesday in Switzerland, a family spokesperson told Agence France-Presse. “Jean-Luc Godard died peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones,” his wife, filmmaker Anne-Marie Mieville, and producers said in a statement. He will be cremated […]
Lesley Manville and Isabelle Huppert in ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’: Film Review
A widowed cleaning lady in late 1950s London pursues her dream to own a haute couture Dior gown in this middle-aged Cinderella story, adapted from the Paul Gallico novel.
Photographer Julian Ungano on His Vision for The Hollywood Reporter’s Cannes Photo Diary
Julian Ungano is tucked away at a corner table inside the Hotel Martinez’s lobby restaurant. It’s mid-afternoon and the 39-year-old is here to recap a dizzying schedule shooting some of the Cannes Film Festival’s brightest stars. Ungano partnered with The Hollywood Reporter to deliver a Cannes photo diary, updated throughout the festival from May 17-28, […]
Cannes: Ethan Hawke, Isabelle Huppert, Lee Jung-jae, Rebecca Hall, Austin Butler and More in The Hollywood Reporter’s Festival Photo Diary
Nothing compares to Cannes. That has never been more true than it is this year as the international film festival rolled out the iconic red carpet to celebrate a milestone 75th anniversary, as always, against the backdrop of the French Riviera. Welcoming A-list stars, celebrated auteurs, musicians, models and, yes, even TikTok creators, the 2022 […]
Viola Davis Set to Receive Kering Women in Motion Award During Cannes Film Festival
Viola Davis will be in motion in Cannes on May 22, making her way to the stage to pick up Kering’s Women in Motion Award. In announcing Davis as this year’s recipient, Kering and Cannes praised her “activism and achievements” while noting that she has been a passionate advocate for the rights of women and […]
Abortion in Film: THR Critics Recommend 12 Movies to Revisit
At a moment when Roe v. Wade is under direct challenge, here are some of the most inspired examples of the ways filmmakers around the world have explored the reality of abortion in women's lives.
Isabelle Huppert in ‘About Joan’ (‘À propos de Joan’): Film Review | Berlin 2022
A French publisher looks back over four decades of her life, including the sorrow that almost crushed her in Laurent Larivière’s tale of love and pain and sex with an octopus.
Isabelle Huppert Tests Positive for COVID, Will Miss Berlin Film Festival Award Ceremony
After testing positive for COVID, French star Isabelle Huppert will not be coming to the Berlin International Film Festival to receive a honorary Golden Bear for her life’s work. The Oscar-nominated actress, whose work included Elle, The Piano Teacher, and 8 Women, was to be honored at a gala ceremony in Berlin on Tuesday, February […]