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Locarno Film Festival

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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. '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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  5. 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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  6. 'Bombay Velvet': Bucheon Review

    6:55 pm 7/26/2015

    'Gangs of Wasseypur' director Anurag Kashyap's big-budget historical epic revolves around gun-slinging mobsters and corrupted officials battling over the development of Mumbai from 1949 to 1969.Read more

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  7. 'The Laundryman' ('Qing Tian Jie Yi Hao'): Taipei Review

    8:27 pm 7/19/2015

    Taiwanese filmmaker Lee Chung's feature-length debut revolves around a hitman stumbling upon his origins. Read more

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  8. Locarno Festival to Open With 'Ricki and the Flash,' Starring Meryl Streep

    1:58 am 7/15/2015

    Andy Garcia, Michael Cimino, Bill Hader, Edward Norton and Amy Schumer are among the guests attending.Read more

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  9. Locarno Post-Production Initiative To Focus on Israeli Films

    6:32 am 2/9/2015

    Five to seven producers will be selected to present their movies to industry professionals in hopes of securing support from sales agents, buyers and funds.Read more

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  10. Locarno Film Fest to Honor Oscar-Winning Editor and Sound Designer Walter Murch

    7:28 am 2/4/2015

    The three-time Oscar winner will receive the festival's Vision Award.Read more

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