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    Cannes Review: 'Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir' A Fascinating Look At The Director As Told By The Man Himself

    Who is Roman Polanski? That's the question at the center of "Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir," a deeply fascinating look at the life and (sort of) career of the controversial filmmaker as told by the man himself. But this isn't a hagiography -- the documentary doesn't shy away from the more tabloid-wo...

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    CANNES: Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Gilles Bourdos' Un Certain Regard Drama 'Renoir'

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to Gilles Bourdos’ biopic “Renoir,” which will receive a spring 2013 theatrical release. The fact-based drama will have its world premiere May 25, as the closing-night film of the Un Certain Regard program at the Cannes Film Festival.

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    CANNES REVIEW: A Restrained Michael Haneke Delivers With Gripping Death Drama 'Amour'

    Few directors focus on dark, existentially dreadful scenarios with the consistency of the great Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke. Less consistent in terms of style than theme, in movies like "Funny Games," "Caché" and the Palme d'Or-winning "The White Ribbon,&quo...

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    Cannes Review: Age & Illness Test Love In Michael Haneke's Unflinching 'Amour'

    Michael Haneke makes it clear from the opening of the film exactly where he's going in "Amour." Kicking off with a literal bang, a team of police officers force open the door of a flat in France, and with masks over their mouths, they walk around the apartment, open the windows and fin...

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    CANNES: BBC Films to Produce Simon Curtis Drama 'The Golden Lady,' New Saoirse Ronan Film 'Testament of Youth'

    BBC Films is adding new projects with “My Week With Marilyn” director Simon Curtis and “Hanna” star Saoirse Ronan to its slate, the company announced in Cannes Sunday.

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    The Good and the Bad of Cristian Mungiu's Post-Palme Drama 'Beyond the Hills'

    Romanian director Cristian Mungiu seemingly came out of nowhere in 2007 to snatch the Palme d'Or for his last feature, the tightly constructed abortion drama "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days," a distinctly powerful work. With so much pressure on the filmmaker from this early stage, Mungiu faced an imp...

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    CANNES 2012: John Hillcoat's LAWLESS

    This is the American outback in all its bloody glory.

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    CANNES: Millennium Films and West Coast Film Partners Launch $100 Million Collaboration With 'White House Taken'

    Millennium Films decided to dress up its Saturday-night Croisette party on Baoli Beach with $100 million worth of decoration.

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    CANNES: BiteSize Entertainment Launches With Film About News Corp.'s Rebekah Brooks

    New entertainment venture BiteSize Entertainment announced its launch Friday in Cannes with several feature-film projects, including a movie about embattled News Corp. exec Rebekah Brooks. The company also is developing the Bob Odenkirk-directed dark comedy "Girlfriends Day" and the Willy ...

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