Fanny Ardant: 'I grew up around a lot of stupid rich people. It was a good education'

The thick trademark eyeliner is still in place, but these days, François Truffaut’s Dark Lady is a little more auburn than she used to be. Indeed, lon(...)

Marco Bortolami: “We’ll try to destroy this party for him”. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

A cautionary tale, La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) (...)

BEST PICTURE Will win 12 Years a Slave. After three months somewhere near the head of the pack, Steve McQueen’s slavery saga still looks l(...)

The Ticket Awards: Film

See winners list below It is always unwise to second-guess the electorate, but it is not unreasonable to assume that, had Gravity made it into (...)

The Great Beauty
The Great Beauty

Throughout his career, Paolo Sorrentino, director of Il Divo and The Family Friend, has endured comparisons with Federico Fellini. Like his distinguis(...)

When you hear that Shun Li and the Poet concerns the experiences of a Chinese immigrant in contemporary Italy, you will almost certainly prepare yours(...)