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  1. ‘Italian Gangsters’: Venice Review

    10:08 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    This psychological portrait of the Italian underworld after the war is a true crime orgy. READ MORE

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  2. Venice Film Fest: 'Spotlight' Director Calls for Vatican Action Over Child Abuse

    8:18 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    "I hope the Vatican will use this movie as a perfect opportunity to begin to right these wrongs," Tom McCarthy said. READ MORE

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  3. Venice: 'Beasts of No Nation' Director Cary Fukunaga Talks About the Power of Movie Audiences

    6:52 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    Newcomer Abraham Attah talks about how he was cast in the key role of a child soldier recruited and trained by Idris Elba's warlord. READ MORE

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  4. 'Looking for Grace': Venice Review

    5:13 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    Richard Roxburgh and Radha Mitchell star with newcomer Odessa Young in Sue Brooks' examination of the fallout when a teenage girl runs away from home. READ MORE

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  5. 'Neon Bull' ('Boi Neon'): Venice Review

    4:21 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    Brazilian director Gabriel Mascaro's follow-up to his well-received 'August Winds' stars Juliano Cazarré as a cowpoke who loves to make dresses in his spare time. READ MORE

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  6. Venice Film Festival: Cohen Media Group Acquires 'Marguerite'

    3:18 am PDT 09/03/2015
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    Catherine Frot stars in the drama, from director Xavier Giannoli, as a passionate opera singer with a terrible voice. READ MORE

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  7. Venice Film Festival 2015: The Best Daytime Looks

    3:15 pm PDT 09/02/2015
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    The annual Italian film fest is bringing out the style stars in droves with the likes of Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Banks stepping out in their finest daytime-friendly outfits yet. READ MORE

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  8. ‘Retribution' ('El Desconocido'): Venice Review

    2:39 pm PDT 09/02/2015
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    Debuting Spanish director Dani de la Torre's high-stakes thriller traps a shady bank manager and his kids in a car rigged to explode. READ MORE

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  9. 'Lolo': Venice Review

    2:39 pm PDT 09/02/2015
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    Writer-director Julie Delpy's latest is a French-language comedy in which she stars as a neurotic single mother alongside local stars Dany Boon, Vincent Lacoste and Karin Viard. READ MORE

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  10. 'A Monster with a Thousand Heads' ('Un monstruo de mil cabezas'): Venice Review

    9:10 am PDT 09/02/2015
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    In the latest film from Uruguay-born Mexican director Rodrigo Pla ('The Zone'), a woman with a terminally ill husband literally tries to fight their corrupt insurance company. READ MORE

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  11. Venice: 'Everest' Stars, Director Talk Isolation, Responsibility of Filming Real-Life Mountain Saga

    6:01 am PDT 09/02/2015
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    “There’s a difference between pain and injury,” director Baltasar Kormakur said at a press conference ahead of the movie's world premiere. READ MORE

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  12. 'Everest' Director Talks "Losing Your Shit" While Shooting at the Highest Place on Earth

    3:28 am PDT 09/02/2015
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    Baltasar Kormakur hauled his A-list cast and crew up Mount Everest for "authenticity" purposes when making the disaster epic, which opens the Venice Film Festival today. READ MORE

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  13. 'Klezmer': Venice Review

    3:00 pm PDT 09/01/2015
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    The feature debut of Polish playwright-turned-director Piotr Chrzan, set in the summer of 1943, almost plays like the anti-'Ida'. READ MORE

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  14. 'The Memory of Water' ('La memoria del agua'): Venice Review

    9:30 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    Spanish-language stars Elena Anaya and Benjamin Vicuña play a couple in mourning in the latest film from Chilean director Matias Bize ('The Life of Fish'). READ MORE

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  15. Oscars: Sweden Picks 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch' for Foreign-Language Category

    7:12 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    Roy Andersson's quietly comic feature won the Golden Lion for best film in Venice last year. READ MORE

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  16. Director Atom Egoyan Talks Revenge and Memory In New Film 'Remember'

    11:09 am PDT 08/31/2015
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    The Canadian director's Holocaust revenge story, starring Christopher Plummer, will get world premiere at Venice Film Festival READ MORE

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  17. Venice Film Festival: Martin Scorsese’s 'The Audition' Premiere Canceled

    8:03 am PDT 08/29/2015
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    Due to "technical problems" the big-budget short will not be in Venice. READ MORE

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  18. Venice Film Festival: Jonathan Demme to Receive Visionary Award

    7:15 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    The ‘Ricki and the Flash’ director is also President of the Horizons Jury at the 72nd edition of the festival. READ MORE

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