Cannes: Marco Bellocchio on Why His Competition Film ‘Kidnapped’ “Needed to Be Done in the Italian Language”
Marco Bellocchio is always welcome in Cannes. The Italian maestro first landed a film in the Cannes FIlm Festival’s competition lineup back in 1980 with A Leap in the Dark and has been back regularly over the past two decades: in 1984 with Henry IV, 1987 for The Prince of Homburg, 1999 for The Nanny, […]
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 […]
Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Takes Marco Bellocchio’s ‘The Traitor’ for Multiple Territories
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Marco Bellocchio’s political drama 'The Traitor,' which bowed Thursday in competition in Cannes.
‘The Traitor’ (‘Il traditore’): Film Review | Cannes 2019
Marco Bellocchio’s political drama 'The Traitor' revisits Italy’s big mafia trials through the angry eyes of Pierfrancesco Favino’s Tommaso Buscetta, a man of honor turned state’s evidence.
Marco Bellocchio, Matteo Garrone Swear Off Festivals After Bad Venice Experiences
Bellocchio was in competition with "Dormant Beauty," while Garrone was the lone Italian member of the jury.
Bernardo Bertolucci to Present Marco Bellocchio With Venice Festival Award
Bellocchio will receive the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement on Sept. 9.