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IFC Picks Up Olivier Assayas' 'Something In The Air,' Filming Begins In June

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 26, 2011 3:55 AM
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'Le Conquest,' 'Sex and Zen 3D: Extreme Ecstasy' & 'A Bag Of Hammers' Also Find Distribution With Indie OutletsDirector Olivier Assayas may be riding the biggest peak of his career right now. Coming off two critically acclaimed films -- the family drama "Summer Hours" and the epic terrorist thriller "Carlos" -- his next effort marks another gear change for the director who refuses to be pinned down to any one genre or style. The social change and political drama "Something In The Air" has been in the works for a while now and IFC -- who experienced success with the aforementioned films -- picked up the rights to his next effort at Cannes reports Cineurope, and filming is set to begin next month.

Exclusive: Trailer For The Nicolas Sarkozy Biopic 'The Conquest'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 1, 2011 6:07 AM
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Filmmakers taking on contemporary politicians seems to be a relatively new wave making the rounds of the moviegoing world. Oliver Stone delivered his take on George W. Bush in the appropriately titled "W," Paolo Sorrentino directed the scathing "Il Divo" about Giulio Andreotti just two years after he resigned as Prime Minster of Italy and now, Nicolas Sarkozy while get the big screen treatment while he's still in office.

First Look At 'The Conquest,' The Biopic Of French President Nicolas Sarkozy

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 13, 2011 4:41 AM
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Who says Oliver Stone is the only one who can make a biopic of a political leader still in office?

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