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60th Berlinale – Day Seven: L’arbre et le foret, Monga, Shahada, The Kids Are All Right

One week in, Berlin correspondent Meredith Brody shows no signs of flagging in her quest to ingest the perfect mix of festival movies.
  • By Meredith Brody
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  • February 21, 2010 6:45 AM
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#Sundance: Cholodenko Talks The Kids Are All Right

On Wednesday, as the LAT breathlessly reported that the Focus Features deal to acquire The Kids Are All Right for $3.5 million was virtually closed, writer-director Lisa Cholodenko was insisting that deal points were still outstanding.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 28, 2010 6:38 AM
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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Mother and Child, Seeks World Domination

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Mother and Child, Seeks World Domination
Is Sony Pictures Classics going to release every indie art film? I'm exaggerating, but not by much. As the rest of the indie distribs either adopt a bigger or smaller economic model, SPC is left to clean up in the middle range.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • November 2, 2009 6:53 AM
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Cholodenko Lesbian Drama

I had heard about Lisa Cholodenko's new movie, The Kids Are All Right, which she cowrote with Stuart Blumberg. (Michael Fleming runs the official start of production announcement here.) It's a great story: Julianne Moore and Annette Bening are long-time partners; each mothered a kid with sperm from the same anonymous donor. Doctor Bening has a brainy achiever girl (Mia Wasikowska), while designer Moore's son is a jock (Josh Hutcherson). He wants to meet his father (Mark Ruffalo) and talks his 18-year-old sister into getting permission to approach him. The father doesn't mind. But complications ensue when he gets involved with his son's mother.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 30, 2009 5:22 AM
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