• Laurent Cantet on France's Yellow Vest Protests, Next Project About ‘Dangers of Social Networks'

    6 days ago - By Variety

    With his 1999 feature debut “Human Resources,” director Laurent Cantet - who later won the Palme d'Or at Cannes with “The Class” - traced the economic and cultural fissures between France's blue-collar, non-urban set, and the country's managerial elite. That conflict has played out writ large across the streets of Paris in recent weeks, as...
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  • Cristian Mungiu on Next Projects as Director, Producer

    6 days ago - By Variety

    Building on the attention and opportunities that arrived following his 2007 Palme d'Or for “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days,” Cristian Mungiu has transformed himself into a quiet force in the European film industry. A ubiquitous presence on the festival circuit, the Romanian director has won prizes for his follow-up films “Beyond the Hills”...
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