UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 16, 2013.
German director Michael Haneke's elderly-themed drama, "Amour," took home four awards, including best picture, at the European Film Awards.
UPI Almanac for Friday, March 16, 2012.
Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci is to be presented with an Honorary Palme d'or during the opening ceremony of France's Festival de Cannes, organizers said.
Liv Tyler has signed to play Betty Ross, the love interest of scientist Dr. Bruce Banner in the film version of "The Incredible Hulk," it was announced Friday.
Actress Eva Green was announced late Thursday as James Bond's love interest in "Casino Royale" and Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen was cast as 007's villain.
Italian actress Laura Betti, who worked with Italian directors as Pier Paolo Pasolini and Federico Fellini, has died in Rome at the age of 70.
Producers of the Hollywood film "Young Adam" have lost an appeal to reverse an NC-17 rating because of a fully-clothed lovemaking scene.
Citing extreme sexual content, New York's Motion Picture Association of America rejected an appeal of the NC-17 rating given to "Young Adam."
Venice film festival director Moritz de Hadeln has unveiled a largely European crop of titles for the event's 60th edition.