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Berlin: Sony Pictures Classics Takes Claudia Llosa's 'Aloft,' Film Movement Nabs 'To Kill a Man'

Sony Pictures Classics made the first major deal of the Berlinale, nabbing US and Latin America rights to the competition title "Aloft." The film is the English-language debut of Peruvian filmmaker Claudia LLosa (Oscar-nominated "The Milk of Sorrow") and stars Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy, Melanie Laurent and William Shimell.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 7, 2014 12:10 PM
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AFM, Day Two: Connelly & Murphy Set to Star in Peruvian Oscar Nominee Claudia Llosa's 'Cry/Fly'

Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy are attached to star in "Cry/Fly," the first English-language film by Peruvian writer-director Claudia Llosa (2010's Best Foreign-Language nominee and Berlin Golden Bear winner "The Milk of Sorrow").
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 2, 2012 1:48 PM
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TIFF Preview: First-Time Writer-Director Josh Boone Talks 'Writers,' Starring Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly and Lily Collins

"Writers," directed by first-time feature filmmaker Josh Boone, has its world premiere in the Special Presentations section of TIFF 2012. Greg Kinnear stars as a successful writer estranged from his ex-wife (Jennifer Connelly) and dealing with his kids' coming-of-age: 19-year-old daugher Samantha (Lily Collins) is already celebrating her first book publication, though her love life isn't quite so functional, and 16-year-old son Rusty (Nat Wolff) is in the throes of a troubled first relationship.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 9, 2012 6:45 AM
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