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  1. 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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  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. 'Horse' production resuming after bombing

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Samira Makhmalbaf's latest feature "Two-Legged Horse" is back on track, with production set to resume on the film "quickly," the director and her filmmaker father, Mohsen, who wrote the script, said Friday.Read more

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  4. Koch, Jentsch join 'Effi Briest' adaptation

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Sebastian Koch ("The Lives of Others") and Julia Jentsch have signed on to star in Constantin Film's adaptation of Theodor Fontane's classic 19th century novel "Effi Briest."Read more

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  5. Phoenix Pictures tunes up with 'Soundman'

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    U.S.-based Phoenix Pictures will produce the thriller "The Soundman" and has tapped writer-director Wesley Strick to helm. Strick, whose writing credits include "Cape Fear" and "Arachnophobia," also penned the screenplay.Read more

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  6. Ranvaud's Buena Onda headed to Miami

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    British producer Donald Ranvaud announced Saturday the creation of a Miami-based production wing for his London-based Buena Onda production and sales outfit, with a slate that totals $200 million in budgets over the next three years.Read more

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  7. Moore defends Cuba trip for 'Sicko'

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Unveiling his documentary "Sicko" on Saturday in Cannes, Michael Moore challenged the premise behind the Treasury Department's investigation into whether he violated the trade embargo with Cuba.Read more

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  8. Speed boat flick races to big screen

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    Speedboat builder and racer Don Aronow's life story so intrigued London-based Italian entrepreneur, advertising expert, and boat racing aficionado Max Alvarez that he founded a company to help make a film about it.Read more

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  9. DiCaprio sheds light on '11th Hour'

    5:00 am 5/20/2007

    He admitted that his mega celebrity is a double-edged sword when it comes to drawing attention to the issues addressed in the film.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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