By Indiewire | Indiewire May 30, 2013 at 11:32AM
First time feature director Anthony Chen's film gets picked up by Film Movement for an early 2014 theatrical run.
Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color" (La Vie d'Adele) made history by becoming the first film centered on a same-sex relationship to win the Palme d'Or in the festival's 66 year history. The film -- about a lesbian romance between two French teenagers (Lea Seydoux and Adele Exarchopoulos) -- received a lot of attention during the course of the fest.
Sundance Selects is acquiring U.S. rights to Japanese writer-director Kore-eda Hirokazu’s "Like Father, Like Son," which took a jury prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Abdellatif Kechiche's coming of age drama "Blue is the Warmest Color" has won the coveted Palme d'Or at the 2013 Festival de Cannes.
Ryan Coogler's acclaimed drama "Fruitvale Station," which played in the Un Certain Regard section here at Cannes, has won the Prize of the Future at the festival. The film had its world premiere at Sundance earlier this year where it won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award.
The Un Certain Regard program of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival announced its awards this evening, with French-Cambodian director Rithy Panh's "The Missing Picture" taking the top prize.
A day before its official premiere in Cannes, Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics for U.S. Release.
The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury announced the 2013 Cinéfondation Prizes in a ceremony held at the Buñuel Theater. The first prize went to Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, for her short film "Needle," which follows a young girl who is going to get her ears pierced.
Ahead of its world premiere in the Director's Fortnight at Cannes today, Well Go USA has acquired all North American rights to "On The Job."
Guillaume Gallienne's "Me Myself and Mum" won the two top prizes at the 45th Directors' Fortnight, earning both the Art Cinema Award and the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers' Prize.
Sony Pictures Classics today acquired North American rights to "The Lunchbox," winner of the Viewer's Choice Award, Grand Rail d'Or, at the 2013 Cannes Critics' Week.
.'Salvo' Tops Cannes Critics' Week Winners
Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's "Salvo" won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival's 52nd Critics' Week. The film -- about a romantic relationship between a hitman and the sister of someone he's murdered -- took both the Grand Prix and the France 4 Revelation Prize.
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Francois Ozon's Cannes Film Festival competition title 'Young & Beautiful."
Guillaume Canet's Cannes thriller (and English language debut following "Tell No One" and "Little White Lies") "Blood Thriller" has landed with Lionsgate. The studio will release it through its sister company Roadside Attractions.
Strand Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Alain Guiraudie’s "Stranger By the Lake," which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard.
"Cannes Contender 'A Touch of Sin' Heads To Kino Lorber
Kino Lorber has acquired all US rights to Jia Zhangke's "A Touch of Sin," currently in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
After their stellar showcase of pre-trailer footage at Cannes last year, The Weinstein Company left many unimpressed with its plethora of trailers already available to watch online. Their most high-profile exclusive, five minutes of footage from the upcoming Grace Kelly biopic "Grace of Monaco," did little to build excitement or anticipation.
The pocketbooks are coming out in a big way for Fortnight entry "Blue Ruin," with RADiUS-TWC announcing that it has acquired the rights to the thriller and will prepare it for a theatrical release in the Fall.
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