Pedro Almodovar/Penelope Cruz & Antonio Bandares
LA200003260115- 26 MARCH 2000- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Pedro Almodovar (shown with Penelope Cruz & Antonio Bandares) holds up his Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film which he received on March 26 at the 72 Academy Award ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium. lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
Ang Lee's big-screen adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel "Life of Pi" is to open the New York Film Festival next month, organizers said Monday.
"The Artist" was declared the Best Film of 2011 by the Washington Area Film Critics Association Monday.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says she has no "funny answer" to the question of the quality of her on-screen kiss with Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson.
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has signed on to head up production on the dramatic film, "The Skin I Live In."
The German film, "The Lives of Others," has been recognized as this year's best film by the European Film Awards, held in the Polish capital of Warsaw.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz says she is happy working in Hollywood, but hopes she will get to play more complex roles in U.S. films in the future.
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar says the career of his frequent collaborator Penelope Cruz has suffered because she dated controversial actor Tom Cruise. Praised for her work in Spanish-language films, Cruz is often given roles in U.S movies that trade
Pedro Almodovar won the Fipresci critics prize at this year's San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain for his new movie, "Volver."
The Toronto Film Festival is featuring high-profile films even though the market for art films is slow, a report says.
Spain has awarded its annual Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts to "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" director Pedro Almodóvar.
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