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    Palme d'Or Odds

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    Strand Jazzes to "Missing Person"

    U.S. rights to Noah Buschel's "The Missing Person" has been acquired by Strand Releasing. The film, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January, will be released theatrically later this year. Strand's Jon Gerrans negotitated the deal with Ryan Kampe of Visit Films on behalf...

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    ROUND UP III: Jane Returns, Ang Gets Burned, and "Thirst" Causes a Stir

    "Considering the iconic event at its center, the most surprising aspect of “Taking Woodstock” lies with the decision to make it into a rather flat comedy," indieWIRE's Eric Kohn wrote of Ang Lee's Cannes competition entry today. "Even with the ever-versatile Ang Lee behind the camera, this messy his...

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    Cannes Day Three: Bright Star, Taking Woodstock

    The new Bob Berney/Bill Pohlad combine scored quite a coup by pre-buying, sight unseen, off a set visit and a script, the new Jane Campion film Bright Star, which screened well Friday morning for the press corps. I caught Berney and Pohlad on the Croisette Friday, beaming over the favorable early reaction. They're opening the film on September 18. "Toronto will be the launch of the campaign," said Berney. Awards season is in their sights, but the prime target audience will be teenage girls, says Berney. Pohlad and Berney still haven't cleared the name of their company, which was hard to choose. "We have to live with it for a while," says Bern...

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    Scorsese Rides the Cannes Whirlwind

    Martin Scorsese rode into Cannes on Friday. He turned up at the American Pavilion to dedicate the Roger Ebert Conference Center. "Welcome back," fest delegate general Thierry Fremaux said to Ebert, who had been unable to attend for several years as he battled throat cancer. While he used a mechanica...

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    Regent Worldwide Partners with CineTel Films in International Alliance

    Regent Worldwide Sales, the sales affiliate of Regent Entertainment, and CineTel Films have entered into a 'strategic alliance' for international sales of television and DVD rights, the companies announced Friday from Cannes. Under the agreement, the two sill jointly attend international sales marke...

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    Fortissimo Trips Out with "Road, Movie"

    Fortissimo Films has entered its first agreement with a Hindi-language film. "Road, Movie," from writer/director Dev Benegal ("English") will be handled by the sales company in all markets outside of Indian territories, Fortissimo announced from Cannes Friday. The original screenplay is produced by ...

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    "In The Loop" Trailer

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