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  1. 'Kite' funding: Headline news

    5:00 am 5/21/2007

    London-based Headline Pictures has secured financial support from U.K. Film Council and the BBC for "The Kite Rider," a feature film to be shot in China, company principals said Sunday.Read more

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  2. Sossamon, Jones, Rea to play 'Heavy'

    5:00 am 5/21/2007

    Shannyn Sossamon, Vinnie Jones and Stephen Rea have joined producer Parkland Pictures' crime thriller "The Heavy."Read more

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  3. Iraq absent from Cannes lineup

    5:00 am 5/21/2007

    There's something missing from this year's Cannes lineup: Iraq. The Iraqi occupation is lurching through its fourth year with bombings and sectarian violence a daily occurrence.Read more

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  4. U2 performs 'Streets' on Croisette

    5:00 am 5/21/2007

    The Festival de Cannes received a rockin' gift for its 60th birthday as Irish band U2 played to an enthusiastic crowd from the steps of the Palais des Festivals around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.Read more

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  5. JA Media jump-starts film, TV slate

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Beijing-based JA Media will spend $200 million making movies and TV over the next five years, the fledgling Chinese-language content production house said Saturday.Read more

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  6. Yang cuts 'Mountain' for Chinese approval

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    CANNES -- Chinese director Li Yang is recutting "Blind Mountain," his second tragedy about the callousness of the human heart, in hopes that the feature will get Beijing's approval for distribution at home.Read more

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  7. Digest: Craig is a 'Fool'

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Daniel Craig is temporarily laying down his Walther PPK to play a fading Hollywood star in Baillie Walsh's "Flashbacks of a Fool."Read more

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  8. Myriad going 'Places' with Killer Films

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    CANNES -- Kirk D'Amico's production/financing company Myriad Pictures is teaming with Christine Vachon's Killer Films to produce an adaptation of crime writer James Ellroy's memoir "My Dark Places."Read more

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  9. Target Entertainment aims at big screen

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    U.K.-based television sales house and production giant Target Entertainment is launching into movie production and financing and has struck a six-picture, &#x00A3;6 million ($12 million) deal with U.K. production banner Pink Sands to bolster its ambitions.<iframe width="100%" scrolling="no" height="75" frameborder="0" src="fckeditor.html?InstanceName=title&amp;Toolbar=Basic" id="title___Frame"></iframe>Read more

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  10. Binoche 'Certified' for MK2 pic

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Juliette Binoche has certified her participation in prolific Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's latest film produced by Marin and Nathanael Karmitz, MK2 said Saturday.Read more

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