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  1. Venice: Sia Explains Why She's Directing Her Maddie Ziegler Screenplay

    11:56 am 9/7/2015

    "I was too embarrassed to tell anyone I wanted to make a movie," she said during a panel. "And then last year, after I made the 'Chandelier' video, I realized that I was pretty good at directing, so I felt a little bit braver."Read more

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  2. 'Wednesday, May 9': Venice Review

    9:16 am 9/7/2015

    A philanthropist intent on helping Tehran’s poor finds himself overwhelmed by suffering in a drama starring Niki Karimi. Read more

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  3. 'Montanha': Film Review

    5:11 am 9/7/2015

    The debut feature from Portuguese director Joao Salaviza, whose shorts have won a Golden Bear and a Palme d'Or, stars David Mourato as the recalcitrant 14-year-old protagonist.Read more

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  4. 'Rabin, The Last Day': Venice Review

    5:08 am 9/7/2015

    Events surrounding the assassination of Israeli P.M. Yitzak Rabin are dramatically re-enacted 20 years later. Read more

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  5. 'Frenzy' ('Abluka'): Venice Review

    2:19 am 9/7/2015

    Turkish actors Mehmet Ozgur and Berkay Ates play two brothers in Istanbul in the second feature from Turkish filmmaker Emin Alper ('Beyond the Hill'). Read more

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  6. 'The Endless River': Venice Review

    4:33 pm 9/6/2015

    Two strangers from different backgrounds are drawn together by their respective sorrows in this crime drama from South African director Oliver Hermanus.Read more

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  7. Venice: Shia LaBeouf Calls 'Man Down' Role a "Healing" Therapy

    11:19 am 9/6/2015

    “I do much better with loving, familial environments,” said LaBeouf.Read more

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  8. 'Janis: Little Girl Blue': Venice Review

    8:56 am 9/6/2015

    Director Amy Berg talks to Joplin intimates and delves into personal letters and scrapbooks, assembling a collage tribute to the blazing comet in this doc for PBS' 'American Masters' series.Read more

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  9. 'The Clan' (El Clan): Venice Review

    5:46 am 9/6/2015

    The latest film from Argentinian director Pablo Trapero ('Lion's Den'), headlined by local star Guillermo Francella, is a true story about a family of violent kidnappers.Read more

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  10. 'A Bigger Splash': Venice Review

    4:58 am 9/6/2015

    Dakota Johnson and Ralph Fiennes turn up the heat when they visit rock legend Tilda Swinton on a Mediterranean island.Read more

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