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Walter Hill To Be Honored with First-Ever Maverick Director Award at Rome Film Festival

Following the recent news that Walter Hill will be remaking Robert Aldrich's classic camp, Crawford vs. Davis faceoff "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?," the Rome Film Festival (November 9-17) will honor the director with the new Maverick Director Award, given to master filmmakers who have "consistently stood out from the crowd."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 5, 2012 2:30 PM
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Rome Film Festival to Give 'Rise of the Guardians' Vanity Fair Award

The Rome Film Festival (November 9-17) will award the "Vanity Fair International Award for Cinematic Excellence" to Dreamworks' animated 3-D holiday-character adventure "Rise of the Guardians" (opening November 21) for the film's "innovative, artistic and strategic contribution" to contemporary cinema.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 2, 2012 7:51 PM
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