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  1. 'The Great Game' ('Le grand jeu'): Locarno Review

    8:02 am 8/11/2015

    Melvil Poupaud toplines feature-debutant Nicolas Pariser's politically-themed thriller, premiering out of competition in the Switzerland event.Read more

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  2. 'Der Nachtmahr': Locarno Review

    7:50 am 8/11/2015

    This teen-oriented German horror-movie by German artist-filmmaker "AKIZ" enjoyed its international premiere at the lakeside Swiss festival.Read more

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  3. 'Paradise' ('Ma dar behesht'): Locarno Review

    7:34 am 8/11/2015

    Sina Ataeian Dena's Tehran-set drama, an Iran-Germany co-production, won two awards at the Swiss festival.Read more

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  4. 'Florida' ('Floride'): Locarno Review

    3:21 am 8/9/2015

    French veteran actor Jean Rochefort headlines this bittersweet comedy-drama from Philippe Le Guay ('The Women on the Sixth Floor') about an octogenarian father with dementia.Read more

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  5. 'Cosmos': Locarno Review

    7:00 am 8/8/2015

    Legendary Polish director Andrzej Zulawski's first film in 15 years is a metaphysical comedy, contending for the Golden Leopard at the Swiss festival.Read more

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  6. 'Winter Song' ('Chant d'hiver'): Locarno Review

    4:39 am 8/8/2015

    The veteran France-based Georgian auteur's latest comedy premiered in competition at the long-running Swiss festival.Read more

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  7. 'Schneider vs. Bax': Locarno Review

    3:26 am 8/8/2015

    Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam's follow-up to his Cannes competition title 'Borgman' is yet another disturbing, darkly funny mystery thriller.Read more

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  8. 'The People vs. Fritz Bauer' ('Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer'): Locarno Review

    2:15 pm 8/7/2015

    Burghart Klaussner and Ronald Zehrfeld star in this historical drama about the German-Jewish attorney general who hunted down Adolf Eichmann.Read more

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  9. 'Summertime' ('La belle saison'): Locarno Review

    2:52 am 8/5/2015

    Cecile de France and Izia Higelin play lovers against the backdrop of feminist activism in 1970s France in this film from director Catherine Corsini.Read more

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  10. Locarno Film Festival: Europe's Sundance?

    5:00 am 8/3/2015

    For nearly 70 years, this Swiss event had celebrated the indie and offbeat from around the world — including Hollywood — and this year is no different (Amy Schumer, Udo Kier and Michael Cimino, anyone?). Here are four reasons it's worth the trip.Read more

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