Isabelle Huppert continues to stay busy on the festival circuit after two films (Michael Haneke‘s Amour and Sang-soo Hong’s In Another Country) saw premieres at Cannes. The talented actress is back, this time at Toronto International Film Festival, leading a film titled Dormant Beauty.
From Italian director Marco Bellocchio, who brought us Vincere, Fists in the Pocket and Good Morning, Night, the film takes us through the true-life events of Eluana Englaro. The woman went into a vegetative state for 17 years and this drama takes a look at the final six days of her life as we bounce around between interconnected characters. The real-life event sparked many debates about euthanasia and now we can see a glimpse at Bellocchio’s take below with the first teaser, as well as a batch of new photos.
TIFF kicks off on September 6th.
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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