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Oscar Winner Susanne Bier Lines Up Next Film, 'All You Need Is Love'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 2, 2011 5:49 AM
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With Susanne Bier walking away with the Best Foreign Film Oscar on Sunday for "In A Better World," it looks like the helmer, like her fellow nominee Rachid Bouchareb, is following up her dark drama with something that has a lighter tone.

Susanne Bier To Remake French Thriller 'Rapt'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 23, 2011 8:27 AM
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While she's currently getting ready to walk the red carpet this Sunday and is likely getting her acceptance speech ready as her latest film "In a Better World" is highly expected to take home the Best Foreign Film Oscar, director Susanne Bier isn't wasting any time lining up her next project.

International Panel, Iñárritu, Bier, Guadagnino & More Discuss Truth And Nationality In Filmmaking

  • By Leah Zak
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  • February 8, 2011 2:42 AM
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Foreign Oscar Nominees Talk Their Process And How They Avoid The (Melo)drama We recently had the opportunity to sit in on a panel at the American Cinematheque with some of the best foreign film nominees at last month's Golden Globes (and 2 that have gone on to become Oscar nominees): Luca Guadagnino, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Susanne Bier and Aleksei Uchitel (Radu Mihaileanu, director of "The Concert" was still on a plane coming in from France). Moderating the panel was Screen International Editor, Mike Goodridge, who led a fascinating discussion that in the end, came to about 2 hours. While we haven't recreated every word for you here, we have a few choice moments that captured the theme of the afternoon: working outside of one's cultural comfort zone, and finding the truth in that storytelling.

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