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  1. Dialogue: Wong Kar Wai

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    The Reporter catches up with the Hong Kong director and festival favorite, who "felt like doing something entirely different" with "My Blueberry Nights."Read more

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  2. Asian films gain luster at festival

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    The influence of Asia will be felt from the moment Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" lights the opening-night screen Wednesday at the 60th edition of the Festival de Cannes.Read more

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  3. Arthouse teams for Warhol docu

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- Arthouse Films, in association with Curiously Bright Entertainment and Netflix's Red Envelope Entertainment, has nabbed North American theatrical and DVD rights to the documentary "A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Andy Warhol Factory."Read more

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  4. Whitaker, Biel take shine to 'Powder'

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Jessica Biel are set to star in the inspirational drama "Powder Blue."Read more

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  5. Kinowelt buys Bioskop library

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- German indie Kinowelt has acquired the Bioskop Film library ahead of Cannes, adding some 40 titles to its swelling back catalog of classic German films.Read more

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  6. U.K. backers moving fast for 'Hunger'

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen's debut feature, "Hunger," which centers on IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands, has attracted backing from Northern Ireland and Ireland.Read more

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  7. Optimum promotes Clarke, Perkins

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- U.K. indie distributor Optimum Releasing has promoted managing director Will Clarke to CEO and former head of distribution Danny Perkins to managing director and COO.Read more

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  8. Capitol sees worthy 'Pursuits' with Lopez

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- British-based finance and sales house Capitol Films, snapped up by Los Angeles-based entrepreneurs David Bergstein and Ronald Tutor last year, has boarded the Jennifer Lopez starrer "Love and Other Impossible Pursuits" as a co-financier.Read more

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  9. 'Summer' selling well for Sogepaq

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    Spanish sales company Sogepaq announced Tuesday the first sales on Antonio Banderas' second directorial effort, "Summer Rain" (El Camino de los Ingleses).Read more

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  10. Delon rolls out welcome mat

    5:00 am 5/16/2007

    CANNES -- Casanova is returning to the Croisette, with French actor Alain Delon to play honorary host at the Festival de Cannes.Read more

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