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    iW VIDEO: Pucci and Deschanel on "The Go-Getter," Ira Glass Chats About TV Version of "This American

    In today's issue of iW: VIDEO On The Scene at Park City, Actors Lou Taylor Pucci and Zooey Deschanel talk about their film, "The Go-Getter," "The Devil Came on Horseback" Filmmaker Annie Sundberg chats with "This American Life" host Ira Glass about his new Showtime series, Anthony Kaufman reviews "T...

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    HR: ThinkFilm and City Lights Acquire "The Ten"

    ThinkFilm and City Lights Home Entertainment have partnered to acquire "The Ten" for $4.5 million, according to Gregg Goldstein in The Hollywood Reporter. ThinkFilm will oversee theatrical distribution, while City Lights will handle DVD and digital distribution. Both companies will share the revenue from all distribution, according to the trade paper. "We thought it was a hilarious, funny, movie, and that if we brought it to an audience with brains and style, it would have the ability to do better than [ThinkFilm's] 'The Aristocrats' or 'Strangers with Candy,'" ThinkFilm head of US theatrical Mark Urman told HR. The film's large cast includes...

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    After "Hounddog," North Carolina State Gov't Wants to Review Scripts

    Citing Dakota Fanning's controversial rape scene in "Hounddog," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, the leader of North Carolina's state Senate Republicans wants to pass a bill that would require scripts to be reviewed by the government before production in N.C. begins. "Why shoul...

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    PARK CITY '07 REVIEW | Dramatis Personae: Yu's "Protagonist" Plays with Extreme Personalities

    What do a German terrorist, a martial-arts fanatic, a bank robber and a gay preacher all have in common? They've all got Daddy issues, and according to Oscar-winner Jessica Yu's latest documentary, they've all taken similar journeys in life that follow the ancient Greek plays of Euripides. Compared ...

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    "King of California" Lands at First Look

    First Look Pictures acquired Mike Cahill's "King of California," one day after the film's debut in the Premieres section at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. The film, starring Michael Douglas and Evan Rachel Wood, is Cahill's first feature and it was produced by Alexander Payne, Michael London, Avi ...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Bruno Ulmer: "These men are forced to risk even the sense of their own mas

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 INTERVIEW | Nejib Belkadhi: "Our approach was to stick to his amateur logic without fa

    [EDITORS NOTE: indieWIRE is publishing two interviews daily with Sundance '07 competition filmmakers through the end of the festival later this month. Directors with films screening in the four competition section were given the opportunity to participate in an email interview, and each was sent the...

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    PARK CITY '07 DAILY DISPATCH | Sundance/NHK Pick Pix, Glass Brings "This American Life" to TV, and M

    At a late afternoon reception on Thursday, the Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) announced the four winners of the 2007 Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Awards, selected by an international jury from 12 finalists. The winning filmmakers and projects are: Lucia Cedron f...

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    PARK CITY '07 SLAMDANCE NOTEBOOK | Moving to a New Level with Some Quirks Along the Way

    As the 2007 Park City festival nears the end and Slamdance prepares to depart from the Treasure Mountain Inn, we look back through the memories of the crowded lobbies, late running times, projection problems and home cooked atmosphere to reflect upon some of the best and the worst of this year's Sla...

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    Panels on "Virtual Cinema" and "Privacy & Politics in Cinema" at the Berlinale Talent Campus

    Three discussion panels will take place during the 2007 Berlin International Film Festival's Berlinale Talent Campus: "Virtual Cinema" will address preoccupation with virtual worlds and time travel prevalent in both the film and gaming worlds. Participants include Tom Tykwer, ("Perfume") and Kees Kasander ("Crusade in Jeans"). "Whose side is it anyway? Privacy and Politics in Cinema" will address the more political aspects of cinema in a discussion. Panelists include Hatian-born director Raoul Peck ("Lamumba", "Sometimes in April"), Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic (Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams) and US director Gregory Nava whose film "Bo...

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