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Lifetime Achievement Award for Stephen Frears at EFA

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"It's very nice to be complimented by Europe," the British director says Stephen Frears, director of films like DANGEROUS LIAISONS, THE HI-LO COUNTRY and THE QUEEN will receive this year's EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for his outstanding and dedicated body of work. I have personnally worked with Stephen (&and enjoyed a lot sharing w...

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Tamara Drew by Stephen Frears

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                                            Stephen Frears answered a few questions Tuesday morning at the press conference for his new film, Tamara Drew. The director was accompanied by actors Bill Camp, Dominic Cooper, Tamsin Greig, Luke Evans, producer Alison Owen, script writer Moira Buffini and the author of th...

Tamara Drewe by Stephen Frears

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Synopsis: Based on Posy Simmonds’ much‐loved graphic novel, which in turn was inspired by Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd, this is a joyful but occasionally dark comedy about a young newspaper journalist torn between two lovers. Tamara Drewe’s childhood home is being sold, and her return to the rural Dorset village where she grew up causes something of a stir. Having left as an awkward teenager she returns as a smouldering femme fatale, kicking up a storm of envy, lust...

The Anti-Blockbuster: European Films On American Screens

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  by Sandy Mandelberger, Film New York Editor Summer is the traditional time at movie multiplexes for blockbuster films from the Hollywood studios that tend to focus more on explosions and special effects than effective storylines. While there is no denying the box office clout of such films as TRANSFORMERS, TERMINATOR SALVATION and WOLVERINE, there are some less deafening art films that are also being released on American screens. Call it counter-programming, a strategy of offering a breather ...

German Films Dominate Berlinale Competition

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German films and co-productions dominate the Main Competition section of this year’s Berlinale….making a big score for the home team at Germany’s most prestigious and influential film event. Giving German films and filmmakers such a prominent international showcase has always been one of the goals (and sometimes the challenges) of the Festival. These days, with such recent successes as THE LIVES OF OTHERS and this year’s Oscar nominee THE BADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, the German industry is on ...

Aging Hollywood divas hit Berlinale red carpet

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It was "Michelle Ma Belle" on the Berlin front pages this morning announcing the arrival on day six of still fairly pretty, 49 year old Hollywood star, Michelle Pfeiffer, here to rep her competition film "Chéri" in which she plays an aging coutrtesan (French euphemism for "high class hooker") in hopeless love with a much younger debauché -- French for "degenerate profligate", of masculin gender. The classy period piece set in "Belle Epoche" France (the period from the turn of the century to W...

German Films Dominate Berlinale Competition

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Saturday, 7 February----German films and co-productions dominate the Main Competition section of this year’s Berlinale….making a big score for the home team at Germany’s most prestigious and influential film event. Giving German films and filmmakers such a prominent international showcase has always been one of the goals (and sometimes the challenges) of the Festival. These days, with such recent successes as THE LIVES OF OTHERS and this year’s Oscar nominee THE BADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, ...

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British Renaissance retrospective of the next Torino Film Festival

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Adding to two previously announced retrospectives the Torino Film Festival, which will be directed for the second consecutive year by Nanni Moretti, announced it will be featuring a third retrospective to be dedicated to the English cinema movement of the 1980s - the so-called “British Renaissance”. The two previously announced retrospectives are to be centred on two internationally acclaimed cinematic auteurs’ – Oscar® winner Roman Polanski and Jean-Pierre Melville, “the most America...

Stories Written by Life & Success Stories from Former Campus Talents

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Sandrine Bonnaire, Bernd Eichinger and Stephen Frears on BiopicsThey show the life stories of historical or contemporary personalities and have recently grown more and more successful: Biopics. Why are they so popular? Is it perhaps because audiences prefer the real, complex characters featured in Biopics to the more simple, fictional ones created for feature films? Is it because they enable audiences to establish an emotional bond with the story and its characters – or is it simply the larger...

Stephen Frears first Patron of Met Film School

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AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR STEPHEN FREARS BECOMES PATRON OF THE MET FILM SCHOOLEaling Studios–based Met Film School are thrilled to announce that award-winning director Stephen Frears has become the first Patron of the school.Stephen Frears, whose recently acclaimed feature The Queen won actress Helen Mirren an Oscar and BAFTA for Best Actress, will not only be an excellent ambassador for the school but will also take an active role in debates and conversations about the future shape of the school...

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Oliver Stone and Dario Argento to be honoured at Next Ischia Global

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Directors Oliver Stone and Dario Argento will be presented with the award ceremony’s most prestigious accolade during the upcoming festival. The announcement was made at Cannes by Marco di Lello, the Regional Minister for Tourism and Culture for the Campagnia region, the supporting body for the event.Oliver Stone, with eleven nominations and three Oscars, is a dominant figure in the world of cinematic history. His career has included masterpieces such as Midnight Run, Scarface and The Year of ...

Oliver Stone and Dario Argento will receive the Ischia Legend Award

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Directors Oliver Stone and Dario Argento will be presented with the award ceremony’s most prestigious accolade during the upcoming festival. The announcement was made at Cannes by Marco di Lello, the Regional Minister for Tourism and Culture for the Campagnia region, the supporting body for the event.Oliver Stone, with eleven nominations and three Oscars, is a dominant figure in the world of cinematic history. His career has included masterpieces such as Midnight Run, Scarface and The Year of ...

Stephen Frears to preside over Cannes jury

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Stephen Frears has just accepted the presidency of the jury of the 60th Festival de Cannes, which will take place between May 16-27.Revealed in 1985 with My Beautiful Laundrette, Stephen Frears presented his award-winning Prick up Your Ears in 1987 in the Official Selection at the Festival de Cannes.In 1988, Dangerous Liaisons won him international fame. He has alternated since, with equal joy, between great genre films (Accidental Hero, The Grifters) and more intimist or engaged subjects (The S...

Stephen Frears to be president of the Cannes jury

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Stephen Frears has just accepted the presidency of the jury of the 60th Festival de Cannes, which will take place between May 16-27. Revealed in 1985 with My Beautiful Laundrette, Stephen Frears presented his award-winning Prick up Your Ears in 1987 in the Official Selection at the Festival de Cannes.In 1988, Dangerous Liaisons won him international fame. He has alternated since, with equal joy, between great genre films (Accidental Hero, The Grifters) and more intimist or engaged subjects (The ...

NY Fest Opener: A Dialogue With Stephen Frears

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It would be hard to find a more entertaining guest for afternoon tea than the director Stephen Frears. His self-deprecating humor, off-kilter sensibility and ingratiating personality were in rousing form on Saturday afternoon, with the director participating in the first of three HBO Films Directors Dialogues at the New York Film Festival.For almost 90 minutes, Frears regaled his audience in a mix of interview and question and answer, moderated by New York Film Festival Selection Committee membe...

A Dialogue With Stephen Frears

Sunday, October 1----It would be hard to find a more entertaining guest for afternoon tea than the director Stephen Frears. His self-deprecating humor, off-kilter sensibility and ingratiating personality were in rousing form on Saturday afternoon, with the director participating in the first of three HBO Films Directors Dialogues at the New York Film Festival. For almost 90 minutes, Frears regaled his audience in a mix of interview and question and answer, moderated by New York Film Festival ...
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