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  1. Barton enrolls in 'St. Trinians'

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    Mischa Barton has joined the cast of �St. Trinians,� British movie production, finance and sales company Ealing Studios said.Read more

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  2. Lola turns to TV production

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    Spain's leading independent producer Lola Films has acquired a 73% stake in TV production company Radio Plus, marking a ramping up of its television content activities.Read more

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  3. Fund fortified for U.S. indie fuel

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    CANNES -- U.S. indie producers hungry for funding received a boost Wednesday with the launch of a $500 million fund set up by U.K. and U.S. financier Future Films and Los Angeles- and New York-based finance house Grand Army Entertainment.Read more

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  4. SPC has 'Time' for Wong pic

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights for "My Blueberry Nights" director Wong Kar Wai's reworking of his martial arts-themed "Ashes of Time."Read more

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  5. Almodovar project is in ruins

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    Pedro Almodovar's production company El Deseo said Wednesday that it has started production on a docudrama about the discovery of the tomb of El Senor de Sipan, the ruler of ancient Peru's ruins, after acquiring exclusive audiovisual rights to the archeological dig.Read more

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  6. Female directors out in force this year

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    In the 60 years of the Festival de Cannes, only once has a woman taken home the Palme d'Or. But this year, three French "femmes" are ready to tread on the once male-dominated stamping ground of Godard, Truffaut, Lelouch and Berri.Read more

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  7. Festival Atelier: Strength in numbers

    5:00 am 5/17/2007

    Now an integral part of what Cannes is all about, the Festival Atelier this year hosts 15 movie projects, including many from international directors with a strong track record.Read more

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  8. Lucas, Friedman set in 'Motion'

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- Director Craig Lucas and screenwriter Elyse Friedman have signed on to the Matthew Perry, Justin Long and Hilary Swank comedy "Laws of Motion."Read more

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  9. Sixty (and still) something

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    A look back at how the festival has changed over the course of 60 yearsRead more

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  10. Feels like Euro trashed

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    The movies selected In Competition at this year's Festival de Cannes make for depressing reading for the old countries of Europe.Read more

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