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  1. The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu): Venice Review

    3:58 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    Animation master Hayao Miyazaki delivers a searing vision of Japan between the wars, told through the eyes of a young aviation engineer. READ MORE

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  2. Ana Arabia: Venice Review

    3:19 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    Prolific Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai's latest feature is a single-take film set in a small mixed enclave in Jaffa. READ MORE

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  3. Locke: Venice Review

    1:47 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    Tom Hardy plays a man whose life unravels during an emotionally fraught car journey in Steven Knight's audacious feat of real-time minimalist storytelling. READ MORE

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  4. Moebius: Venice Review

    1:30 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    A year after scooping up the Venice Film Festival’s top prize with "Pieta," South Korea’s premier maverick cineaste returns to the Lido with a dialogue-free piece about a middle-class family torn apart by adultery, castration and incest. READ MORE

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  5. Venice: Bruce Weber Returns For 25th Anniversary Screening of His Chet Baker Doc (Q&A)

    5:20 pm PDT 09/02/2013
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    The photographer and filmmaker screens 1988's "Let's Get Lost" and also screens footage from his work in progress about Robert Mitchum. READ MORE

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  6. Traitors: Venice Review

    5:17 pm PDT 09/02/2013
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    The Morocco-set debut feature of U.S. filmmaker Sean Gullette stars Chaimae Ben Acha in a breakout performance. READ MORE

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  7. The Zero Theorem: Venice Review

    12:08 pm PDT 09/02/2013
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    Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon and Tilda Swinton mischievously illuminate Terry Gilliam's dark dystopian vision. READ MORE

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  8. The Armstrong Lie: Venice Review

    11:22 am PDT 09/02/2013
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    The latest documentary from Oscar winner Alex Gibney looks at Lance Armstrong's comeback attempt in 2009 and the subsequent discovery of his use of performance-enhancing drugs. READ MORE

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  9. Tom at the Farm: Venice Review

    8:26 am PDT 09/02/2013
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    Writer-director-actor Xavier Dolan changes pace with his fourth feature, a psychological thriller about a young man ensnared in the secrets and lies of his dead boyfriend's family. READ MORE

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  10. Venice: Weinstein Co. Snaps Up U.S. Rights to 'Tracks,' Marks First Fall Festival Deal

    3:46 pm PDT 09/01/2013
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    Directed by John Curran, the movie stars Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver. READ MORE

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  11. Director Hayao Miyazaki to Retire

    12:25 pm PDT 09/01/2013
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    The "Spirited Away" helmer's intentions were announced at the Venice Film Festival. READ MORE

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  12. My Name is Hmm... (Je m'appelle Hmm...): Venice Review

    11:40 am PDT 09/01/2013
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    The directorial debut of French fashion designer Agnes B stars Sylvie Testud as the mother of an abused child that escapes with a Scottish truck driver. READ MORE

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  13. Parkland: Venice Review

    10:00 am PDT 09/01/2013
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    Journalist-turned-director Peter Landesman revisits the JFK assassination through the eyes of a dozen people close to the action in Dallas in November 1963. READ MORE

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  14. We Are the Best!: Venice Review

    9:52 am PDT 09/01/2013
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    Three early-teen Stockholm girls form a punk band to thrash their way through outsider unease in Swedish writer-director Lukas Moodysson's latest. READ MORE

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  15. Venice: Lindsay Lohan Explains Festival Absence

    7:51 am PDT 09/01/2013
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    "I would have enjoyed returning to that wonderful city ... but my focus is on my health and well-being," the actress stated. READ MORE

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  16. Miss Violence: Venice Review

    7:13 am PDT 09/01/2013
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    Greek director Alexandros Avranas's second film stars Themis Panou as the paterfamilias of an oddly unemotional clan that has to deal with the suicide of one of the children. READ MORE

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  17. Child of God: Venice Review

    10:05 am PDT 08/31/2013
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    Scott Haze stars as an East Tennessee hill country pariah who descends into madness, murder and sexual depravity in James Franco's film of the Cormac McCarthy novel. READ MORE

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  18. Class Enemy (Razredni sovraznik): Venice Review

    8:35 am PDT 08/31/2013
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    28-year-old Slovenian director Rok Bicek makes an assured debut feature about a high-school class that spins out of control after a suicide. READ MORE

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  19. Philomena: Venice Review

    8:05 am PDT 08/31/2013
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    British stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan are a study in contrasts in Stephen Frears' heartwarming but never banal drama. READ MORE

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  20. The Quispe Girls (Las ninas Quispe): Venice Review

    6:58 am PDT 08/31/2013
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    A tragic footnote in Chilean history plays out in remote surroundings in Sebastian Sepulveda’s feature debut. READ MORE

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  21. Alienation (Otchuzhdenie): Venice Review

    6:50 am PDT 08/31/2013
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    Bulgarian director Milko Lazarov's stark debut feature stars Greek "Dogtooth" actor Christos Stergioglou as a man who wants to buy a baby in Bulgaria. READ MORE

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