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The Cannes Film Festival Reveals Lineup

In what seems to be our favorite directors are back at the French resort, the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has unveiled its line-up, the festival will bring “Godfather” series Director Francis ford Coppola with a highly anticipated film, “Magalopolis” starring Adam Driver, “Mad Max” series Director George Miller “Furiosa” starring Anya Taylor-Joy. “Star War” series director…

Gary Oldman To Appear in Paolo Sorrentino’s Upcoming Film on Naples

© Apple TV+ 2022 Actor Gary Oldman will be joining the cast of Paolo Sorrentino’s upcoming Italian-language film about his native city of Naples. The movie is yet untitled, and no details are yet available about Oldman’s role. The veteran actor had most recently appeared as British intelligence officer Jackson Lamb in Apple TV+’s Slow Horses…

Paolo Sorrentino Returns to Naples to Begin Shooting His Untitled Next Film

Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino is returning to his hometown of Naples to make his next film, almost two years after the release of his 2021 Netflix drama, The Hand of God. The still untitled upcoming movie is about a woman named Partenope who bears the name of her city but is neither siren nor myth,…

Cannes Film Festival: Rapito (Kidnapped), Bellocchio’s Historical Drama Exposes The Violence Of Dogmatism

Marco Bellocchio, the secular director from Piacenza, has often explored the consequences of religious imposition — never being sententious yet remaining truthful to his laical perspective. In his 2002 film, My Mother’s Smile (L’ora di religione), he touched upon the sensitive issue of being baptised in treason. In that case it occurred to the son of the…

Exclusive Interview With Fanny Ardant at the Brussels International Film Festival

French actress Fanny Ardant has performed in more than eighty films, thirty plays, twenty television dramas and is recipient of numerous accolades, including two César Awards for Pédale douce (Soft Pedal) by Gabriel Aghion and for La Belle Époque by Nicolas Bedos, as well as a Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Achievement.  There is no other thespian who possesses her…

Interview With Massimiliano Gallo On His Debut Documentary About E.Marinella

Neapolitan Massimiliano Gallo comes from an artistic family. His father Nunzio was an Italian singer and his mother Bianca was an actress. Following this creative legacy he forged himself into a versatile actor, performing both on stage and on screen. For the latter his first film was Fortapàsc directed by Marco Risi and he then…

The Hand of God : Q&A with Director Paolo Sorrentino

Synopsis : From Academy Award-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty, The Young Pope) comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, set in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s. The Hand of God is a story full of unexpected joys, such as the arrival of football legend Diego Maradona, and…

The Hand of God, Sorrentino’s Amarcord Is A Work Of Art About Love And Loss

The most intimate and autobiographical film of Neapolitan director, Paolo Sorrentino, will be available on Netflix from December 15th. The Hand of God (È stata la mano di Dio) is a tender love letter to cinema, Naples and most importantly Maradona — who was the Manus Dei that saved the filmmaker’s life, as he chronicles…

The Hand of God / Trailer / Directed by Paolo Sorrentino

The Hand of God (È stata la mano di Dio) Release Date: In Select Theaters December 3 | On Netflix December 15, 2021 Written & Directed by:  Academy Award® Winner Paolo Sorrentino Produced by:  Lorenzo Mieli and Paolo Sorrentino The Apartment, A Fremantle Company, Production Cast: Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert, Luisa Ranieri,…

Jennifer Lawrence and Paolo Sorrentino Teamed Up to Make a Talent Agent Sue Mengers Biopic

Apple and Netflix are among the streaming services that are bidding on a biopic about famed Hollywood talent agent Sue Mengers, who will be played by Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, Deadline is reporting. Fellow Academy Award-winner, Paolo Sorrentino is attached to direct the film, which was written by Lauren Schuker Blum, Rebecca Angelo and John…