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  1. AFM: Rialto Takes Mafia Drama 'Black Souls'

    10:40 am PST 11/08/2014
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    Francesco Munzi's look at the ‘Ndrangheta mafia was a critical hit in Venice and Toronto READ MORE

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  2. 'The Imitation Game,' 'Birdman' to Open Poland's Camerimage Festival

    12:59 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    The festival, which honors the art of cinematography, will open Nov. 15 with a double bill READ MORE

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  3. IFC Films Picks Up Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn'

    1:23 pm PDT 10/21/2014
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    The film, directed by David Gordon Green, just played Venice and Toronto READ MORE

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  4. Film Movement Acquires Venice Winner 'The Dinner' (Exclusive)

    9:30 am PDT 10/21/2014
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    The Italian adaptation stars Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio and Alessandro Gassman READ MORE

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  5. The Vladar Company Picks Up 'Medeas,' Starring Catalina Sandino Moreno

    6:52 pm PDT 10/14/2014
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    In Andrea Pallaoro's film, the Greek myth of Medea gets a contemporary re-imagining READ MORE

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  6. Magnolia Picks Up Venice Golden Lion Winner 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence'

    12:02 pm PDT 10/14/2014
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    Darren Aronofksy and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu to lend their names as presenters to the movie READ MORE

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  7. Russian Director Andrei Konchalovsky Won't Release Venice-Winning Film Theatrically

    8:09 am PDT 10/09/2014
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    Silver Lion winner 'The Postman's White Nights' will have a premiere on Russia's main television network READ MORE

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  8. ‘Nabat’: Film Review

    3:11 pm PDT 10/08/2014
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    Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Arya portrays a courageous peasant woman during the war in Azerbaijan READ MORE

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  9. 'Breakup Buddies' Director Ning Hao Talks About Keys to Success

    3:08 am PDT 10/06/2014
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    THR speaks with the Chinese director whose road trip comedy sits atop the international box-office chart READ MORE

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. '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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  13. '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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  14. '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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. '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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  18. '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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  19. '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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  20. 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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