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  1. Russian Venice Winner Pulls Film From Foreign-Language Oscar Consideration

    5:49 am PDT 09/26/2014
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    Andrei Konchalovsky withdraws his Silver Lion winner before the country picks its contender, citing Russia's "Hollywoodization" READ MORE

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  2. San Sebastian: Canadians Line up Latin American Co-Productions

    7:09 am PDT 09/24/2014
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    The Canucks are sizing up partners as local cinema in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina surges READ MORE

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  3. 'Three Windows and a Hanging': Sarajevo Review

    6:05 pm PDT 09/19/2014
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    Powerful Balkan drama about the culture of silence and shame left behind by sex crimes READ MORE

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  4. 'Nymphomaniac Director's Cut' to Get Global Bow

    3:18 am PDT 09/16/2014
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    The extra-long version of Lars Von Trier's erotic epic will go out day-and-date in multiple countries READ MORE

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  5. 'Return to Ithaca' ('Retour a Ithaque'): Toronto Review

    5:30 pm PDT 09/13/2014
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    Five friends gather on a Havana rooftop to dance, drink rum and make sense of the past and present in Laurent Cantet's contemplative drama READ MORE

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  6. Toronto: Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' Inks Foreign Distribution Deals

    8:12 am PDT 09/12/2014
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    Distributors in France, Canada, Australia and Japan buy the companion piece to the 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing' READ MORE

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  7. Zurich Film Festival Completes Lineup

    7:35 am PDT 09/12/2014
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    Toronto title 'The Drop,' and Sundance winner 'The Skeleton Twins' are added to Zurich competition READ MORE

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  8. 'The Dinner' ('I nostri ragazzi'): Venice Review

    8:11 pm PDT 09/11/2014
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    Italian director Ivano De Matteo beautifully adapts Herman Koch's best-seller with an all-star Italian cast READ MORE

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  9. 'Good Kill' Director Andrew Niccol Talks U.S. Drone Program, Casting Ethan Hawke

    3:20 am PDT 09/10/2014
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    The CIA's drone strategy "blows my mind," says the New Zealand director READ MORE

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  10. 'Belluscone: A Sicilian Story' ('Belluscone: Una Storia Siciliana'): Venice Review

    2:32 pm PDT 09/09/2014
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    Italian director Franco Maresco supposedly explores the ties of Berlusconi and the mafia in this heterogenous "non-fiction" film READ MORE

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  11. Ethan Hawke Hopes 'Good Kill' Will Lead to U.S. Drone Policy Debate

    5:30 am PDT 09/08/2014
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    "Does the world want the U.S. roving above us?” asks the actor READ MORE

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  12. Venice: Abel Ferrara Movie Backer Responds to IFC "Punks" and "Vampires" Rant

    3:34 pm PDT 09/07/2014
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    "It's very unfair," said Wild Bunch head Vincent Maraval READ MORE

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  13. Venice: Silver Lion Winner 'The Postman's White Nights' Captivates Buyers

    10:12 am PDT 09/07/2014
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    Andrei Konchalovsky's new film blends documentary style shooting with narrative improvisation READ MORE

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  14. Venice: 'Burying the Ex' Stars on Love Lessons From Zombies

    6:35 am PDT 09/07/2014
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    Ashley Greene and Anton Yelchin star in Joe Dante's new zombie rom-com READ MORE

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  15. 'The Devil's Soup' ('La Zuppa del Demonio'): Venice Review

    5:37 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    Writer-director Davide Ferrario's documentary uses archive footage to explore the idea of industrial progress in 20th century Italy READ MORE

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  16. 'Theeb': Venice Review

    5:29 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    The young son of a sheikh gets lost in the desert in Ottoman times in this drama from U.K.-born director Naji Abu Nowar READ MORE

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  17. 'The Golden Era' ('Huangjin shidai'): Venice Review

    5:18 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    "Lust, Caution" actress Tang Wei stars in this unconventional biopic of Chinese writer Xiao Hong from director Ann Hui READ MORE

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  18. Toronto: Venice Winner 'The Farewell Party' Sells Wide

    12:39 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    The euthanasia comedy won the Venice Days People's Choice award READ MORE

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  19. Venice: Roy Andersson's 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence' Wins Golden Lion

    10:54 am PDT 09/06/2014
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  20. Venice: Director Abel Ferrara Attacks IFC "Punks" Who "Don't Give a Shit About Movies"

    6:20 pm PDT 09/05/2014
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    The controversial director says his distributor is demanding a re-cut of racy 'Welcome to New York' READ MORE

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