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Stillman’s ‘Love & Friendship’ Will Open the San Francisco Film Festival

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: March 22, 2016: Mia Galuppo’s coverage of the San Francisco Film Festival announcement.

INDIEWIRE — THOMPSON ON HOLLYWOOD: March 22, 2016: Anne Thompson’s coverage of the San Francisco Film Festival announcement.

Love & Friendship Poster Whit Stillman Kate Beckinsale Chloe Sevigny

SCREEN DAILY: March 22, 2016: Jeremy Kay’s coverage of the San Francisco Film Festival announcement

VARIETY: March 22, 2016: Dave McNary’s coverage of the San Francisco Film Festival announcement.

Variety and The Hollywood Reporter on ‘The Cosmopolitans’

Here is some news (though ambiguous) on Whit Stillman’s amazon show The Cosmopolitans:

The Hollywood Reporter:

Honor is expected to join Amazon’s upcoming slate of pilots, set to be released later this year, which include Whit Stillman drama Cosmopolitan and Ron Perlman starrer Hand of God.

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Other pilots Amazon Studios has in the works include dramedy “The Cosmopolitans” from Whit Stillman and hour-long drama “Hand of God,” starring Ron Perlman (“Sons of Anarchy”) and helmed by Marc Forster (“Monster’s Ball,” “World War Z”). Those are slated to come out later in 2014 as part of a third wave of pilots Amazon will present for public feedback.


Twelve Great Quotations From ‘Metropolitan’ Plus an old Variety Article

Doug Ray at Buzzfeed has a list of twelve great quotes from Whit Stillman’s Metropolitan.

Wilt (sic) Stillman’s 1990 character study about a group of young, wealthy and well educated Manhattan socialites growing up through the annual debutante season,Metropolitan, is the movie you should be watching right now, but be warned, you will not be able to stop quoting it.

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Literary Metropolitan


From 1991 comes this article from the archives of Variety:

Who Will Be This Year’s Whit Stillman At Fest?

“Metropolitan” sold everywhere but Holland at Cannes,” recalls Stillman, whose $300,000 film appeared in last year’s Directors Fortnight, the festival-within-the-festival that has traditionally been Cannes’ home for low-budget U.S. productions. One hour before Stillman left for Cannes, “Metropolitan” was picked up by New Line. “We recovered all our production costs from that sale, so Cannes was all gravy,” says the director.