Image of Exclusive Poster & Clip for Fernando Trueba’s Memories of My Father Unpacks Colombian History article

Fernando Trueba, director of the Oscar-winning Belle Époque and, more recently, The Queen of Spain, The Artist and the Model, and Chico & Rita, is back this year with the U.S. release of Memories of My Father. Set for a release on November 16—alongside the Quad Cinema’s retrospective “The Ages of Trueba: From Opera Prima to Memories of My Father,” taking place Nov. 14-17—we’re pleased to exclusively debut a new poster and clip from the acclaimed drama.

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Image of Jake Paltrow’s Adolf Eichmann Drama ‘June Zero’ Gets North American Deal — AFM article

Cohen Media Group has acquired North American distribution rights to June Zero, writer-director Jake Paltrow’s historical drama about the last days of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. The distribution deal was negotiated by Robert Aaronson, Cohen Media Group Senior Vice President, and CAA Media Finance. Films Boutique is representing International rights for the film at the American Film Market.

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Image of ‘Memories Of My Father’ Trailer: Fernando Trueba’s Latest Hits Theaters On November 18 article

Spanish auteur Fernando Trueba has wowed the cinema world over the years, and he has the accolades to prove it. He’s won three Goya Awards for Best Director, a Silver Bear for 1986’s “Year Of Enlightenment,” and the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1994 with “Belle Époque.” Now, Trueba’s 2020 drama “Memories Of My Father” finally gets its US theatrical release after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled its premieres at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival.

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Image of Cohen Film Collection Restoring More Merchant Ivory Classics, Including Duo’s First Film (EXCLUSIVE) article

Cohen Film Collection is continuing its restorations of classic Merchant Ivory productions, among them 1963’s “The Householder,” the first film collaboration between Ismail Merchant and James Ivory. The classics label of Cohen Media Group, Cohen Film Collection is lining up the restorations of four titles that also include the 1977 episodic romantic drama “Roseland,” with Teresa Wright and Christopher Walken, and two films directed by Merchant, “In Custody” (1994), featuring Shashi Kapoor, and “The Proprietor” (1996), starring Jeanne Moreau.

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Image of Cohen Media Group Acquires Domestic Rights to Toronto Film ‘Driving Madeleine’ article

Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. domestic distribution rights to Toronto film “Driving Madeleine,” according to a report in Variety. The French language film was directed by Christian Carion (“Joyeux Noel”) and is playing in the Official Selection at the Toronto Film Festival.

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Image of Cohen Media Group Buys U.S. Rights to Toronto Film ‘Driving Madeleine’ From Pathe (EXCLUSIVE) article

Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “Driving Madeleine,” a stirring new drama directed Oscar-nominated filmmaker Christian Carion (“Joyeux Noel”), and starring Dany Boon (“Bienvenue chez les ch’tis”). The film is playing in the Official Selection at the Toronto Film Festival. Besides “Joyeux Noel,” Carion’s wide-ranging films include the Cold War spy thriller “Farewell,” the World War II tale “Come What May,” the mystery “My Son,” and the rural drama “The Girl from Paris.”

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Image of ‘The Good Boss’ With Javier Bardem, Cohen Media Group’s Widest Release In Years, Joins Amped Up Arthouse – Specialty Preview article

Cohen Media Group hopes a Spanish film can dent the tough market for foreign language fare, Bleecker Street is out with a hostage drama and A24 presents Owen Kline’s directorial debut about a teenage cartoonist as the arthouse market flexes more muscle than it has in weeks.

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Image of Cohen Media Group Buys HanWay Films in Major Acquisition article

Cohen Media Group Buys HanWay Films in Major Acquisition

By Manori Ravindran, August 25, 2022

Cohen Media Group has acquired producer Jeremy Thomas’ prestigious international sales company HanWay Films in a major deal.

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Image of Cohen Media Group Makes A Splash With The Acquisition Of International Sales Stalwart HanWay Films article

In an eye-catching independent deal, Charles S. Cohen’s Cohen Media Group, owner of Landmark Theatres and UK cinema group Curzon, has added to his arthouse fleet with the acquisition of blue-chip international sales company HanWay Films, co-owned by stalwart Brit producer Jeremy Thomas and his partner Peter Watson.

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Image of Cohen Media Group Acquires Jeremy Thomas’ U.K. Sales Titan HanWay Films article

Peter Watson will continue to serve as president together with Gabrielle Stewart as CEO following the splashy deal, which sees Charles S. Cohen add to his growing indie empire.

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Image of Javier Bardem Retrospective Set for Quad Cinema Ahead of ‘The Good Boss’ Release article

Quad Cinema has announced that “Boundless Bardem,” a retrospective on Javier Bardem’s acting career tied to the release of his upcoming film “The Good Boss,” will run at The Quad in New York City from August 19th – 25th.

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Image of Tragicomedy ‘My Neighbor Adolf’ Sells to Several Territories Including North America, U.K. (EXCLUSIVE) article

Beta Cinema has sold the English-language tragicomedy “My Neighbor Adolf” to several major territories. The film stars German actor Udo Kier and Scottish actor David Hayman, and is directed by Israel’s Leon Prudovsky.

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Image of Cohen Media Group acquires Bernard-Henri Lévy’s ‘The Will To See’ (exclusive) article

Cohen Media Group has picked up all US rights from Gaumont to Bernard-Henri Lévy’s documentary The Will To See documenting humanitarian crises across the world including Ukraine.

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Image of Bigas Luna’s “Passion Trilogy” ON SCREEN NYC article

Bigas Luna’s “Passion Trilogy” ON SCREEN NYC

By Patrick Dahl, March 18, 2022

n the early 1990s, while Spain settled into EU membership, having finished digesting its post-Franco democratic transition, Catalonian filmmaker Bigas Luna earned international hosannas for a string of films variously referred to as the “Passion Trilogy,” the “Iberian Trilogy,” and the “Iberian Portraits.”

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Image of Israeli Oscar Submission ‘Let It Be Morning’ Acquired by Cohen Media Group article

Cohen Media Group has acquired all U.S. and Canada rights to writer-director Eran Kolirin’s “Let It Be Morning,” Israel’s official submission to the international film race at the 2022 Academy Awards, the company announced on Thursday.

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Carole Kane

Most people, cinephiles or not, know Carol Kane as Valerie, bossy wife to Billy Crystal’s Miracle Max in “The Princess Bride.” Her face may have been tough to recognize under all that old age make-up, but her distinctive warble is unmistakable, causing new generations to fall in love with her as Kimmy’s eccentric landlady Lillian in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”

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Cohen Media Group

Juliette Binoche has a field day and then some in Who You Think I Am, an insidiously smart, multi-layered yarn that shrewdly plays with the possibilities that modern media offers for presenting alternate versions of oneself publicly and especially privately.

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Image of Cohen Media Group and Curzon Scoop U.S., U.K. Rights to Francois Ozon’s Cannes Competition Film ‘Everything Went Fine’ (EXCLUSIVE) article

Cohen Media Group and Curzon have jointly acquired all U.S. and U.K. distribution rights to “Everything Went Fine,” Francois Ozon’s film with Sophie Marceau, which just world-premiered in competition at Cannes and earned a warm critical welcome.

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Source: Christine Tamalet - Juliette Binoche in ‘Between Two Worlds’

In the first on-site US deal for a film in the Cannes festival, Cohen Media Group has acquired Directors’ Fortnight opening film Between Two Worlds starring Juliette Binoche.

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