Veteran director Ken Loach, who this month celebrates his 80th birthday, was for some a surprise winner for the second time in his career of the Palme d’Or for best picture at this year’s Cannes Film Festival with his latest film “I, Daniel Blake”.
It was the 79-year-old’s second award for best picture at the festival after 2006’s The Wind That Shakes the Barley.
Shipwreck Movie Rights Ltd., in association with Rampage Entertainment and Byron A. Martin Productions, has just acquired the exclusive rights and launched the production of The San Jose, a dramatic feature film about the Spanish galleon San Jose and its $17 billion treasure.
Winner of Un Certain Regard at Cannes Film Festival 2015 and Iceland’s entry to the Oscars® this year, this touching film set in a remote Icelandic farming valley follows two estranged brothers who are forced to come together – after 40 years of feuding – to save their cherished rams.
The 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is thrilled to announce CAROL, Todd Haynes’ beautiful 1950s set drama, as the Festival’s American Express Gala. The film will receive its UK Premiere on Wednesday 14 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by Academy Award® nominated director Todd Haynes and his luminous stars Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett and Academy Award® nominee Rooney Mara. A...