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  1. Cannes Lineup: Mixed Emotions for Europe

    10:23 am 4/17/2014

    German outlets bemoan a poor showing; Italy trumpets the return of the Italian auteur; Spain enjoys the Almodovar effect; and the U.K. celebrates a strong presence.Read more

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  2. Southcliffe: Toronto Review

    6:00 am 9/6/2013

    The cinematic British TV drama about a small-town shooting spree makes its North American debut on the big screen in Toronto.Read more

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  3. European Petition to Exclude Film From U.S. Free-Trade Talks Reaches 5,000 Supporters

    10:16 am 5/14/2013

    Filmmakers such as Michael Haneke, Mike Leigh and Pedro Almodovar have supported the "cultural exception," which is expected to also be a topic of debate in Cannes.Read more

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  4. Sony Pictures Classics to Reteam With Writer-Director Mike Leigh

    7:22 am 3/19/2013

    The specialty label has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Leigh’s film about British artist JMW Turner. Read more

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  5. Berlin 2013: Focus Boards Mike Leigh's J.M.W. Turner Biopic

    3:16 am 2/8/2013

    Timothy Spall is set to star as the celebrated British landscape painter; Focus Features International will co-finance with BFI and Film4.Read more

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  6. Film4 to Offer 30 Library Titles Via VOD

    4:55 am 10/31/2012

    U.K. broadcaster Channel 4's filmmaking arm will offer the titles, including "Slumdog Millionaire," for download as part of its 30th anniversary.Read more

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  7. London 2012 Olympic Shorts: Running Jump, What If, Swimmer, The Odyssey: Film Review

    6:05 pm 7/30/2012

    Directors Mike Leigh, Max and Dania, Lynne Ramsay and Asif Kapadia helmed four short films loosely inspired by the Olympics that just made their U.K. television debuts. Read more

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  8. LONDON 2012: Jay-Z, Rihanna to Perform at Olympic Arts Festival

    5:33 am 6/20/2012

    The $86 million London 2012 Festival includes 12,000 events and performances across the country in celebration of the Summer and Paralympic Games.Read more

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  9. Asif Kapadia, Mike Leigh, Lynne Ramsay Making Films for London 2012 Festival

    7:45 am 3/23/2012

    Also, Max Giwa & Dania Pasquini team for film to star Noel Clarke, George Sargeant and Theo Barklem-Biggs.Read more

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  10. Berlin 2012: Jake Gyllenhaal and Fellow Jurors Jump to Work With Mike Leigh

    9:43 am 2/9/2012

    This year's panel seems united in their excitement, screening the work of their peers and debating with their droll president.Read more

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