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Berlin 2013: Cohen Media Group Takes 'On My Way' for U.S.

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The French drama starring Catherine Deneuve premieres Friday in competition at the Berlin Film Festival.

BERLIN — Cohen Media Group has picked up U.S. rights to Emmanuelle Bercot’s French-language comic drama On My Way, starring Catherine Deneuve, ahead of the film's world premiere in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Berlin 2013: Jim Sturgess and Djimon Hounsou Join Nathan Morlando's Political Thriller

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The German-U.K. sales and finance banner K5 International is touting “The Lion’s Share” to buyers during the EFM.

Jim Sturgessand Djimon Hounsouare set to star in Nathan Morlando's political thriller The Lion's Share.

Being touted to buyers by German-U.K. sales and finance banner K5 International, the movie is co-written by Morlando (Citizen Gangster) and his Euclid 431 Pic...

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Berlin Q&A: Director Joshua Oppenheimer

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“The Act of Killing” director discusses winning the backing of Werner Herzog, his daring documentary methods, and why it’s important to recognize the humanity of mass murderers.

American filmmaker and human rights advocate Joshua Oppenheimer has made numerous shorts and experimental documentaries, but The Act of Killing will likely be seen as his big breakthrough.

As Werner Herzog said after s...

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Berlin 2013: Fredric Jardin to Direct 3D 'Twist'

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Red Bull Media is shopping the modern take on the Charles Dickens tale to buyers at the European Film Market.

BERLIN — French filmmaker Frederic Jardin has signed on to direct Twist, a modern-day, 3D take on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, which will begin shooting later this year.

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Jardin, whose last feature was the French crime drama Sleepless Nights (201...

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Berlin 2013: New 'Nymphomaniac' Still Shows Charlotte Gainsbourg in Threesome

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She plays a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac in the new film from Lars von Trier, which also stars Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman and Willem Dafoe.

BERLIN — The latest still released from Lars von Trier's hotly-anticipated Nymphomaniac shows Charlotte Gainsbourg's sexy side.

The shot, in which a topless Gainsbourg is embraced by two half-naked men, should further whet the appetite of von Trier fans for his...

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Berlin 2013: Metrodome Picks Up U.K. Rights To Tim Roth Starrer 'The Liability'

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For the festival’s first high-profile re-sale, troubled British indie Revolver Entertainment hands back rights it bought in June 2012 for the project.

BERLIN — Craig Viveiros' The Liability, starring Tim Rothas a veteran hitman and Jack O'Connellas his willing apprentice, has inked a U.K. distribution deal with Metrodome.

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Berlin 2013: Radiant Films Takes 'Run Boy Run'

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The drama from Oscar-winner Pepe Danquart is the story of a boy who escapes the Warsaw ghetto and survives on his own until the end of WWII.

BERLIN – Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films International has taken over worldwide sales for Run Boy Run, a holocaust biopic from German director Pepe Danquart (Hell on Wheels) based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Uri Orlev.

The film tells the tr...

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Berlin 2013: Lakeshore To Adapt 'The Sword' Graphic Novel

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The tale of vengeance from the Luna Brothers follows Lakeshore’s success with the “Underworld” franchise.

BERLIN – Lakeshore Entertainment has picked up the adaptation rights to the graphic novel The Sword, written by Jonathan and Joshua Luna.

Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi of Lakeshore will produce the feature film version of The Sword, billed as an action-packed tale of vengeance...

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Berlin 2013: Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' Sells in Canada, Hungary

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The erotic epic, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, is close to selling out following the screening of a promo at the European Film Market.

BERLIN — Mongrel Media in Canada and indie distributors Vertigo in Hungary have become to the two latest partners for Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac, snatching up local rights for the two-part erotic epic from sales group TrustNordisk.

"I am thrilled to finally ha...

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Berlin 2013: Beta Takes Israeli Dark Comedy 'The Farewell Party'

The story follows a group of friends at a retirement home who build a euthanasia machine for their terminally-ill friend.

BERLIN – Beta Cinema has picked up worldwide sales rights to the dark Israeli comedy The Farewell Party and will be selling the film to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin.

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The comedy is set in a Jerusalem retirement home in wh...

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