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TIFF Withdraws Ulrich Seidl’s ‘Sparta’ World Premiere Over Abuse Allegations

Austrian director Ulrich Seidl’s Sparta, a drama about an Austrian man who is a non-offending pedophile and teaches judo to boys in Romania, has been pulled by the Toronto Film Festival ahead of its world premiere on Friday at Bell Lightbox. “This film has been withdrawn from festival. We apologize for any inconvenience. Ticket holders […]

New Films from Sebastian Lelio, Hong Sang-soo, Ulrich Seidl in 2022 San Sebastian Line-up

The 70th San Sebastián Film Festival unveiled its competition line-up Tuesday, with new works from award-winning directors Sebastián Lelio, Hong Sang-soo and Ulrich Seidl in the running for the 2022 Golden Shell. Chilean filmmaker Lelio, who won an Oscar for best international feature with A Fantastic Woman (2017), will premiere his latest, The Wonder, in […]

‘Rimini’: Film Review | Berlin 2022

Michael Thomas stars as a happy-go-lucky lounge lizard in the latest comedy-drama by Ulrich Seidl, the Austrian director of the 'Paradise' trilogy.