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  1. 'Montanha': Film Review

    11:14 am PST 01/14/2016
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    The debut feature from Portuguese director Joao Salaviza, whose shorts have won a Golden Bear and a Palme d'Or, stars David Mourato as the recalcitrant 14-year-old protagonist. READ MORE

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  2. 'Atlantic City' Producer Denis Heroux Dies at 75

    4:38 pm PST 12/11/2015
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    The Quebec filmmaker also produced the 'Mask' cartoon series and 'Quest for Fire.' READ MORE

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  3. Top Watch Brands of Hollywood Film Fests

    10:00 am PST 12/01/2015
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    High-end watchmakers support movie festivals around the globe, with contributions to new director grants to manufacturing Cannes' coveted Palme d'Or trophy. READ MORE

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  4. 'Banat (Il viaggio)': Tirana Review

    11:04 am PST 11/11/2015
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    Adriano Valerio's debut feature revolves around two young Italians trying to settle into their new lives in a Romanian village. READ MORE

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  5. Venice Film Fest: Artistic Director Alberto Barbera to Stay on for Additional Year

    7:37 am PDT 10/26/2015
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    The board of directors approved a one-year extension to make the transition period more efficient. READ MORE

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  6. 'Dark in the White Light' ('Sulanga gini aran'): Vladivostok Review

    1:36 pm PDT 09/24/2015
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    Sri Lankan auteur Vimukthi Jayasundara's latest festival-bound title charts the spiritual struggle of a surgeon who turns into a serial rapist at night. READ MORE

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  7. 'The Family' ('Jia'): Film Review

    4:26 pm PDT 09/23/2015
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    Australia-based Chinese director Liu Shumin's debut, which bowed in the Venice Critics' Week sidebar, charts an old couple's cross-country journey to visit their children. READ MORE

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  8. Oscars: Denmark Picks 'A War' as Foreign-Language Submission

    9:25 am PDT 09/23/2015
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    Tobias Lindholm's drama about the human consequences of the Afghan war premiered to critical acclaim in Venice. READ MORE

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  9. When Are Venice, Telluride and Toronto's Buzzed-About Movies Hitting Theaters?

    4:39 pm PDT 09/19/2015
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    You've read the reviews, now find out when you can see the films. READ MORE

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  10. TIFF: Kino Lorber Takes 'Neon Bull' for North America

    7:45 am PDT 09/18/2015
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    Gabriel Mascaro's Brazilian rodeo drama won this year's special jury prize in Venice. READ MORE

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  11. 'Anna' ('Per Amor Vostro'): Venice Review

    11:43 am PDT 09/13/2015
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    Valeria Golino won Venice's Best Actress Coppa Volpi for her performance in Italian director Giuseppe M. Gaudino's first feature in five years. READ MORE

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  12. Venice Win Should Bump 'Anomalisa' Sales at TIFF

    4:00 am PDT 09/13/2015
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    The Grand Jury Prize-awarded animated feature from Charlie Kaufman is arguably the highest-profile title among this year’s Venice winners and the one with the most obvious crossover appeal. READ MORE

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  13. 'Mountain': Venice Review

    3:10 pm PDT 09/12/2015
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    A drama of loneliness assails an Orthodox family living in a cemetery on the Mount of Olives. READ MORE

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  14. Venice: Venezuelan Drama 'From Afar' Wins Golden Lion

    11:15 am PDT 09/12/2015
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    Charlie Kaufman's animated film 'Anomalisa' won the Grand Jury Prize. READ MORE

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  15. Venice: Charlie Kaufman's 'Anomalisa' Wins Grand Jury Prize

    11:09 am PDT 09/12/2015
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    'Anomalisa' stars David Thewlis as a customer service guru who thinks that everyone else in the world is the same person. READ MORE

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  16. Alexander Sokurov's 'Francofonia' Awarded at Venice

    9:41 am PDT 09/11/2015
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    It was heralded as the best European film in competition by FEDEORA jury. READ MORE

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  17. 'Behemoth' ('Beixi moshuo'): Venice Review

    9:01 am PDT 09/11/2015
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    Herdsman and their families make way for machines of natural destruction in this poetic rumination on the industrial ravaging of Inner Mongolia. READ MORE

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  18. 'Go With Me': Venice Review

    4:14 am PDT 09/11/2015
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    Swedish director Daniel Alfredson's latest stars his 'Kidnapping Mr. Heineken' lead, Anthony Hopkins, alongside Julia Stiles, Hal Holbrook and Ray Liotta. READ MORE

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  19. 'From Afar' ('Desde alla'): Venice Review

    8:21 am PDT 09/10/2015
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    Alfredo Castro plays a closed-off middle-aged gay man who cruises the Caracas streets for young rough trade in Lorenzo Vigas' startling debut. READ MORE

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  20. 'Bleak Street' ('La calle de la amargura'): Venice Review

    5:50 am PDT 09/10/2015
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    Veteran Mexican director Arturo Ripstein's latest is inspired by a true story involving mini-luchadores, aging prostitutes and a lethal dose of eye drops. READ MORE

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