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    Sony Pictures Classics Scoops Up Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Before Cannes

    Sony Pictures Classics, which released Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or-winning and Oscar-nominated "White Ribbon," has acquired all North American rights to Films Du Losange's "Amour."

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    Strand Buys Baseball Doc "Ballplayer: Pelotero"

    Strand Releasing has acquired US theatrical and VOD rights to baseball documentary "Ballplayer: Pelotero" directed by Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jon Paley. It's the story of two young Dominican Republican baseball players (aka peloteros) as they work to be signed by a professional ...

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    Watch: Felicity Jones In Clip From Tribeca Comedy 'Cheerful Weather for the Wedding'

    All eyes are on Felicity Jones following her award-winning breakout turn in "Like Crazy." She had a supporting part in "Hysteria," which made its world premiere at last year's Toronto International Film Festival, but "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding" (making its world premiere at the upcoming Tribe...

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    January Jones & Ed Harris Will Drink The Revenge Flavored 'Sweetwater'

    The big screen career of "Mad Men" star January Jones has been a bit of a mixed bag. She earned acclaim and attention for her turn in Tommy Lee Jones' "The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada" but has otherwise floundered. The less said about "Seeking Justice" the b...

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    Oscilloscope Laboratories Goes for 'The Apple Pushers,' Narrated by Edward Norton

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to the documentary "The Apple Pushers," narrated by Edward Norton. Directed by Mary Mazzio, "The Apple Pushers" follows immigrant street vendors who roll produce into poor neighborhoods of New York City. The film premiered last year at the...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #32: Kim Nguyen, 'War Witch'

    Kim Nguyen explains it like this: "When I was fifteen I liked to write stories, and then in art class I developed my first black and white picture. As the white paper went in the chemical bath and an image appeared under the red light of the lab, I was hooked! Stories + pictures = movies." And so it...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #31: Stephen Maing, 'High Tech, Low Life'

    Before coming to film, Stephen Maing was working toward a mechanical engineering degree with thoughts of studying architecture. Then, he interned for a "visionary" architect in San Francisco's Bay Area who played Flamencan guitar and fashioned his own futuristic clothes. This experience helped Maing...

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #30: Fredric Golding, 'On the Mat'

    Fredric Golding says that while studying philosophy in college, he learned "how to ask the 'big questions.'" He adds, "I am proud to say I still ask the big questions and I am still discovering what makes us all tick, what compels us to act in the way we do in different situations."

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    Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Michael Haneke's 'Amour'

    While nearly every major film rumored for Cannes has had stills or info of some kind hit the web, Michael Haneke has managed to keep pretty much everything about his next endeavor "Amour" under wraps, but it looks like we're going to soon see a lot more from the movie.

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Starring Isabelle Huppert

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Michael Haneke's latest film "Amour," starring Isabelle Huppert. This marks their second film together, following "The Piano Teacher," which won Huppert the Best Actress prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

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