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  1. Venice Biennale College Announces 2015 Film Fund Contenders

    2:24 am PDT 09/01/2014
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    Twelve global projects compete for three production budget prizes READ MORE

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  2. 'Villa Touma': Venice Review

    3:58 pm PDT 08/31/2014
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    Palestinian screenwriter Suha Arraf marshals an all-female cast for her directing debut READ MORE

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  3. Venice: 'The Cut' Director Plays Down Turkish Death Threats

    7:06 am PDT 08/31/2014
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    Fatih Akin's film examines the Turkish massacre of 1 million Armenians in 1915, a genocide Turkey still denies READ MORE

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  4. 'Hungry Hearts': Venice Review

    4:39 am PDT 08/31/2014
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    Rosemary’s baby as an undernourished vegan READ MORE

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  5. 'The Cut': Venice Review

    4:25 am PDT 08/31/2014
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    Turkish-German director Fatih Akin completes his 'Love, Death and the Devil' trilogy with this drama starring French actor Tahar Rahim ('A Prophet') READ MORE

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  6. 'Goodnight Mommy' ('Ich Seh Ich Seh'): Venice Review

    4:17 am PDT 08/31/2014
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    Convinced their mother is an impostor, twin brothers take charge in this unsettling serving of auteur horror from Austria READ MORE

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  7. 'The Boxtrolls': Venice Review

    4:36 pm PDT 08/30/2014
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    A villainous troll catcher sets out to eradicate the underclass and join the cheese-eating elite in the latest from the animation house behind 'Coraline' and 'ParaNorman' READ MORE

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  8. 'Far From Men' ('Loin des hommes'): Venice Review

    4:30 pm PDT 08/30/2014
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    Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb star in this Algeria-set Camus adaptation with Western touches from French director David Oelhoffen READ MORE

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  9. 'Jackie & Ryan': Venice Review

    3:56 pm PDT 08/30/2014
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    Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes play musicians who meet by chance in small-town America READ MORE

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  10. 'Near Death Experience': Venice Review

    11:45 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    French oddball directors Gustave Kervern and Benoit Delepine cast French literary sensation Michel Houellebecq as a suicidal man who's into cycling READ MORE

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  11. 'Labor of Love': Venice Review

    7:26 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    Hell is where the day shift and the night shift never meet READ MORE

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  12. Venice: Al Pacino Speaks About Depression

    5:47 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    ‘The Humbling’ director Barry Levinson also shares memories of Robin Williams READ MORE

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  13. '3 Hearts' ('3 Coeurs'): Venice Review

    4:56 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroianni play the daughters of Catherine Deneuve who are both in love with Benoit Poelvoorde in this silky melodrama READ MORE

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  14. 'Manglehorn': Venice Review

    4:44 am PDT 08/30/2014
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    Al Pacino stars as a small-town locksmith in a self-imposed emotional prison in David Gordon Green's intimate character portrait READ MORE

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  15. 'These Are the Rules' ('Takva su pravila'): Venice Review

    5:06 pm PDT 08/29/2014
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    The vicious beating of a Zagreb teenager opens his parents' eyes to the meager protection society affords them in this small but effective film from Croatia READ MORE

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  16. 'Words with Gods': Venice Review

    4:49 pm PDT 08/29/2014
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    This spirituality-themed omnibus film contains shorts from directors including Warwick Thornton, Mira Nair, Amos Gitai, Emir Kusturica and Guillermo Arriaga READ MORE

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  17. 'The Humbling': Venice Review

    3:30 pm PDT 08/29/2014
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    Al Pacino plays a washed-up stage actor who falls in love with Greta Gerwig as an unrepressed young lesbian READ MORE

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  18. 'Without Pity' ('Senza Nessuna Pieta'): Venice Review

    2:45 pm PDT 08/29/2014
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    Watchable Italian star Pierfrancesco Favino plays a stone mason who tries to help newcomer Greta Scarano's tart with a heart in this debut feature READ MORE

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  19. Venice Film Festival: We Can't Wait to Try Miranda July's New Miu Miu App

    10:30 am PDT 08/29/2014
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    An app that sends a real person to deliver your text messages? Sure, sign us up — along with Kirsten Dunst, Felicity Jones and Dakota Fanning, who celebrated the director's latest project on Thursday. READ MORE

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  20. Venice: '99 Homes' Stars Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon Talk Real Estate Concerns

    8:15 am PDT 08/29/2014
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    Director Ramin Bahrani also advocates for "good cinema" to keep the world from "vanish[ing] into one final, vulgar and obscene selfie" READ MORE

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  21. 'Summer Nights' ('Les nuits d'ete'): Venice Review

    6:29 am PDT 08/29/2014
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    This directorial debut of writer-director Mario Fanfani stars Guillaume De Tonquedec ("What's In a Name?") as a cross-dressing husband in late 1950s France READ MORE

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