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  1. Venice: French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat to Head Competition Jury

    5:08 am 6/23/2014

    UPDATED: Desplat, who earned six Oscar nominations for musical scores including those for "Argo" and "The King's Speech," is the first composer to serve as jury president in Venice's 71-year history.Read more

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  2. Venice Film Fest Taps Cannes Grand Prix Winner to Head Debut Jury

    10:23 am 6/16/2014

    Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' was just her second feature-length film, but it turned heads in Cannes. Now she will look to identify new rising stars. Read more

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  3. Berlin: Zeitgeist Films Acquires Richie Mehta's 'Siddharth'

    10:39 am 2/7/2014

    The U.S. distributor plans a summer 2014 release for the Venice title about a poor Delhi merchant who travels across India in search of his missing son. Read more

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  4. Oscars: What Stops Mattered Most on the Road to Best Picture

    9:00 am 12/16/2013

    Since every festival and red carpet is another opportunity for a movie to stake a claim as top dog, THR examines who got the upper hand -- even for a moment.Read more

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  5. Venice's Biennale College Selects Three Finalists for Financial Support, Spot in Film Festival

    8:12 am 11/27/2013

    The three projects will each get more than $200,000 in production money and significant technical help as they prepare to screen on the Lido next summer.Read more

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  6. The Life After (La vida despues): Morelia Review

    3:40 am 10/31/2013

    Mexican director David Pablos casts Maria Renee Prudencio as a distraught mother and Americo Hollander and Rodrigo Azuela as her teenage sons.Read more

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  7. First Snowfall (La Prima Neve): Film Review

    12:05 am 10/22/2013

    Award-winning director Andrea Segre parallels the problems of an African man who has lost his wife and an Italian boy without a father.Read more

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  8. Lukas Moodysson's 'We Are The Best!' Sells in France, Russia, Mexico

    3:13 am 10/17/2013

    TrustNordisk closes multiple territories on the 80s coming-of-age tale, which Magnolia will release stateside. Read more

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  9. Bertolucci on Bertolucci: London Review

    3:07 am 10/11/2013

    An essayistic survey of the sprawling career of Bernardo Bertolucci, all composed of archival footage of the legendary auteur telling it in his own words. Read more

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  10. Medeas: Film Review

    8:41 pm 10/3/2013

    Italian-born director Andrea Pallaoro charts the breakdown of a California farming family in his visually ravishing but dramatically diffuse debut.Read more

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