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  1. Salvation Army (L'Armee du Salut): Venice Review

    6:46 pm PDT 09/03/2013
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    The feature debut of gay, France-based Moroccan novelist Abdellah Taia is an adaptation of his own autobiographical first novel. READ MORE

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  2. Top 10: Styles From the Venice Film Festival

    3:33 pm PDT 09/03/2013
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    Sandra Bullock, Carey Mulligan and Freida Pinto were among this year's best-dressed attendees at the annual festival. READ MORE

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  3. At Berkeley: Venice Review

    12:13 pm PDT 09/03/2013
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    America's top public university falls under the microscope of veteran documaker Frederick Wiseman. READ MORE

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  4. The Sacrament: Venice Review

    11:39 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    Writer-director Ti West and producer Eli Roth venture outside the strict margins of horror with this docu-style investigation into an off-the-grid religious cult inspired by Jonestown. READ MORE

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  5. The Reconstruction (La Reconstruccion): Venice Review

    10:40 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    A directorial U-turn from comedy to tightly focused, character-based drama for both Argentinian director Juan Taratuto and star Diego Peretti. READ MORE

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  6. Second Venice Film Market Wraps With Positive Reviews as Focus Turns to Toronto

    8:16 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    The budding market has grown compared to last year, with participants seeing it evolving into a key European stop. READ MORE

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  7. A Fuller Life: Venice Review

    7:55 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    A slew of prominent actors and directors pay tribute to legendary reporter-turned-filmmaker Sam Fuller in his daughter Samantha's documentary, premiering in a sidebar at the Italian festival. READ MORE

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  8. 'Under the Skin' Teaser: Scarlett Johansson Plays an Alien Seductress (Video)

    7:37 am PDT 09/03/2013
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    The first look at Jonathan Glazer's upcoming film debuted online on Tuesday. READ MORE

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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