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

    10:54 am PST 02/07/2014
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    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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  2. Oscars: What Stops Mattered Most on the Road to Best Picture

    9:00 am PST 12/16/2013
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    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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  3. Venice's Biennale College Selects Three Finalists for Financial Support, Spot in Film Festival

    9:17 am PST 11/27/2013
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    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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  4. The Life After (La vida despues): Morelia Review

    4:46 pm PDT 11/01/2013
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    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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  5. First Snowfall (La Prima Neve): Film Review

    12:53 am PDT 10/22/2013
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    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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  6. Lukas Moodysson's 'We Are The Best!' Sells in France, Russia, Mexico

    3:37 am PDT 10/17/2013
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    TrustNordisk closes multiple territories on the 80s coming-of-age tale, which Magnolia will release stateside. READ MORE

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  7. Bertolucci on Bertolucci: London Review

    5:13 am PDT 10/11/2013
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    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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  8. Medeas: Film Review

    10:55 pm PDT 10/03/2013
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    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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  9. Indie Stream: Four Years Later, Sci-Fi Mindbender 'Mr. Nobody' Gets a Release (Video)

    1:47 pm PDT 09/26/2013
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    The growing cult film starring Jared Leto, Sarah Polley and Diane Kruger finally gets its US premiere, while "Muscle Shoals" rocks theaters and VOD. READ MORE

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  10. Ukraine Is Not a Brothel (Ukraina ne bordel): Film Review

    12:40 pm PDT 09/24/2013
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    Australian director Kitty Green's documentary offers an inside look at Femen, the often bare-breasted feminist protest group from Ukraine. READ MORE

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  11. Siddharth: Venice Review

    7:43 am PDT 09/22/2013
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    Rajesh Tailang stars in Canadian writer-director Richie Mehta's India-set drama, premiering on the Lido before a North American bow in Toronto. READ MORE

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  12. Cinedigm Acquires Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning Thriller 'Night Moves'

    12:06 pm PDT 09/20/2013
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    The eco-terrorism drama from director Kelly Reichardt will be released next spring. READ MORE

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  13. Oscars: Poland Nominates Andrzej Wajda's 'Walesa' in Foreign-Language Category

    10:09 am PDT 09/18/2013
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    UPDATED: The historic biography stars Robert Wieckiewicz as the legendary Solidarity leader Lech Walesa. READ MORE

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  14. The Reunion (Atertraffen): Venice Review

    3:50 pm PDT 09/16/2013
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    Controversial Swedish artist Anna Odell plays herself in her debut feature, a drama premiering at the Lido festival. READ MORE

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  15. How Strange to be Named Federico, Scola Narrates Fellini: Toronto Review

    6:43 pm PDT 09/14/2013
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    Ettore Scola’s tribute to Federico Fellini on the 20th anniversary of his death offers an insider's view READ MORE

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  16. Little Brother (Bauyr): Venice Review

    9:58 am PDT 09/14/2013
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    Newcomer Almat Galym plays the title role in Kazakh writer-director Serik Aprymov's drama, premiering in a sidebar at the Lido festival. READ MORE

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  17. Unforgiven (Yurusarezarumono): Toronto Review

    3:07 pm PDT 09/12/2013
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    Director Lee Sang-il does a remake of Clinton Eastwood's 1992 classic, "Unforgiven." READ MORE

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  18. Pine Ridge: Venice Review

    4:53 am PDT 09/12/2013
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    Danish documentarist Anna Eborn's debut, premiering out of competition at Venice, explores a Native American reservation in South Dakota. READ MORE

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  19. Under the Skin: Film Review

    1:33 am PDT 09/12/2013
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    Scarlett Johansson stars in director Jonathan Glazer's adaptation of Michel Faber's psychosexual novel about an alien woman who falls to Earth in Scotland. READ MORE

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  20. Stray Dogs: Venice Review

    7:08 pm PDT 09/10/2013
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    Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in Venice, Tsai Ming-liang's latest is a non-narrative meditation on a poor family on the extreme margins of Taipei society. READ MORE

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