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Gavras' Thriller Capital Set for Premiere

"Capital," the new political thriller by Greek-French film director Costa-Gavras is to premiere in Athens on Jan. 14. The new movie shows the head of a large European investment bank (played by France’s top humorist, Gad Elmaleh) desperately clinging...

Costa-Gavras’ ‘Capital’ Picks Up US Distributor

Costa-Gavras' political thriller "Capital" (original title: "Le Capital") recently screened at this year's Toronto Film Festival, but it had already sold U.S. rights four days prior to Cohen Media Group. "Capital," a big screen adaptation of Stephane Osmont's novel "Le...

Video Directed by Romain Gavras Causes Backlash in France

Romain Gavras, son of director Costa Gavras, is a Greek-French filmmaker not so beloved by French officials. The 31-year-old director makes both long and short films, as well as videos, showing the violent "battles" taking place in downtown Paris...

Film Festival in Bucharest Features Costa Gavras

The 1st International Political Film Festival "Cinepolitica" will take place June 15-21 at the Romanian Peasant Museum in Bucharest. The Festival consists of four special programs, focused on subjects of general interest (The Secret Police) or political figures (The Politician)...

Dimas, Lambrakis, Give Away Their Good Names to Politicians

ATHENS – Since it’s apparent that new PASOK Anti-Socialist leader Evangelos “Mr. Tax Man,” Venizelos, the World Heavyweight Bombast Champion, is leading his party to defeat in the May 6 election, and as the leading New Democracy Capitalists are...