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    BERLIN '07 DAILY DISPATCH | Glamour, Politics, The Biz, and Young People: Dieter Kosslick Talks Abou

    After a weekend of snow, ice and a cold biting wind here in Berlin, the skies cleared and temperatures warmed up a bit in the German capital, making the festival all the more manageable for visitors and locals alike. Sitting down to chat with indieWIRE at the mid-point of the annual Berlinale, festi...

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    REVIEW | Law & Order: Abderrahmane Sissako's "Bamako"

    When Hollywood's response to the myriad crises plaguing the African continent is to churn out well-meaning issue pictures that are little more than low-rent action narratives grafted onto exoticized, strife-ridden African settings (see: "Catch a Fire," "Blood Diamond"), films like "Bamako" become al...

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    George Hamilton Says I'm Easy

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    Kino Takes U.S. Rights to "Lady Chatterley" and "Crossing the Line" in Berlin

    U.S. rights to Pascale Ferran's "Lady Chatterley" and Daniel Gordon's doc "Crossing the Line" have been picked up by Kino International, the company announced Wednesday from the Berlin International Film Festival. Ferran's film is described by Kino as a "lushly sensual new take on D.H. Lawrence's landmark novels of the passionate, tragic love affair between an unfulfilled aristocratic wife and a rural gamekeeper. Kino president Donald Krim negotiated the deal with Francois Yon of sales agent Films Distribution. A summer release is planned. In "Crossing the Line," Gordon profiles a small group of American soldiers that defected to the North Ko...

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    Happy Valentine's Day Everybody!

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    Roadside Nabs "How To Cook Your Life"

    Roadside Attractions has acquired North American rights to "How To Cook Your Life," a new English-language, American-set documentary by German filmmaker Dorris Dorrie. The film, which debuted earlier this week at the Berlin International Film Festival, will be quickly released in U.S. theaters this Spring/Summer. Calling the film, "a food movie and a new age movie," Roadside co-president Howard Cohen told indieWIRE that he and co-president Eric d'Arbeloff will target audiences interested in new age/spirituality (similar to their approach in releasing "What The Bleep Do We Know?!," which earned about $11 million in theaters). In the documentar...

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    John Hart Announces New Venture - Evamere; Will Manage former Hart Sharp Assets

    Hart Sharp Entertainment founding partners John Hart and Jeffrey Sharp are parting ways after ten years of operating their production company, and Hart has announced the establishment of a new venture. The new company, Evamere, will focus on feature film and Broadway theatrical productions, that include Todd Solondz's ("Welcome to the Dollhouse") latest project, "Life During Wartime" in the new slate. Also on Evamere's roster is "Alice Goest to Harlem" to be written by Geoffrey Holder and Hilton Als; James Solomon's "The Conspirator"; and an adaptation of Macbeth, entitled "Come Like Shadows" adapted by Nick Saunders and Jennifer Lee Carrell....

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