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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Night Moves: Venice Review

    8:16 pm PDT 08/30/2013
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    Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard star as radicalized environmentalists in Kelly Reichardt's eco-terrorism thriller. READ MORE

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  10. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (Die andere Heimat: Chronik einer Sehnsucht): Venice Review

    5:28 pm PDT 08/30/2013
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    German filmmaker Edgar Reitz's latest epic 'Heimat' project is a four-hour black-and-white film that looks at life in rural Schabbach in the mid-1800s. READ MORE

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  11. Some Girls (Algunas Chicas): Venice Review

    9:47 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    Santiago Palavecino bravely plunges into the depths of female psychology in this edgy, rural-set psychodrama about the unraveling of a troubled mind. READ MORE

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  12. La Belle Vie: Venice Review

    9:27 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    French director Jean Denizot's debut is loosely based on the case of Xavier Fortin, who was arrested in the Pyrenees in 2009 for the abduction of his children 10 years earlier. READ MORE

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  13. Wolf Creek 2: Venice Review

    9:22 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    A splatter franchise endorsed by Tarantino and the Venice Film Festival. READ MORE

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  14. Venice: Lindsay Lohan's a No-Show But 'The Canyons' Co-Stars Praise Her Work

    9:03 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    David Gordon Green's "Joe," starring Nicolas Cage, premiered Friday, while German-made "The Police Officer's Wife" started a buzz on the Lido. READ MORE

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  15. The Police Officer's Wife (Die Frau des Polizisten): Venice Review

    8:16 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    German filmmaker Philip Groning looks at domestic violence. READ MORE

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  16. Venice: Lindsay Lohan Is a No-Show

    6:35 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    The actress was expected to promote her new film "The Canyons." READ MORE

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  17. Venice: Well Go USA Acquires 'Rigor Mortis' Ahead of World Premiere

    5:47 am PDT 08/30/2013
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    The Chinese Vampire film will get a multiplatform release in early 2014. READ MORE

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  18. Wolf Children: Venice Review

    3:04 pm PDT 08/29/2013
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    Rick Ostermann's first feature is based on the flight of German and Baltic children from Soviet-occupied East Prussia at the end of World War II. READ MORE

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  19. Gerontophilia: Venice Review

    7:45 am PDT 08/29/2013
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    Bruce LaBruce follows the walking-dead porn of "L.A. Zombie" with this sweeter, gentler cross-generational gay frolic, bowing in Venice and Toronto. READ MORE

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  20. Tracks: Venice Review

    6:53 am PDT 08/29/2013
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    Mia Wasikowska recreates real-life adventurer Robyn Davidson's epic journey across the Australian desert in John Curran's drama, screening in Venice, Telluride and Toronto. READ MORE

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  21. A Street in Palermo (Via Castellana Bandiera): Venice Review

    5:31 am PDT 08/29/2013
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    Acclaimed Sicilian theater director Emma Dante makes her film debut with a look at a battle of will between two women. READ MORE

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