Andreas Wiseman

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Image of Martin Scorsese-Narrated Documentary ‘Made In England: The Films Of Powell And Pressburger’ Gets U.S. Distribution Deals Ahead Of Berlin Premiere article

EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of its world premiere today at the Berlin Film Festival, Cohen Media Group has secured all North American distribution rights to Made In England: The Films Of Powell And Pressburger. Martin Scorsese narrates the film, which is directed by Emmy winner David Hinton. CMG negotiated exclusive theatrical and ancillary rights in North America with a planned release in 2024 in an exclusive window prior to TCM’s subsequent TV premiere. The film puts a spotlight on Brit filmmakers Powell and Pressburger who created some of the most revered films of the British golden age, including The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus, A Matter of Life and Death and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. In the words of Scorsese, their films were “grand, poetic, wise, adventurous, headstrong, enraptured by beauty, deeply romantic, and completely uncompromising.”

Image of Marco Bellocchio’s Cannes Movie ‘Kidnapped’, About The Catholic Church’s Abduction Of Jewish Boy Edgardo Mortara, Sets U.S. Release Date article

EXCLUSIVE: Cohen Media Group‘s well-received Cannes, TIFF and NYFF 2023 drama Kidnapped: The Abduction Of Edgardo Mortara is set to be released stateside on May 24. The latest from respected Italian filmmaker Belloccio debuted in Competition at Cannes. It reconstructs the true story of Edgardo Mortara, a young Jewish boy who was kidnapped by the Papal state and forcibly raised as a Christian in 19th-Century Italy. The Mortara case was an Italian cause cèlèbre that captured the attention of much of Europe and North America in the 1850s and 1860s.