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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | “She Monkeys” Director Lisa Aschan

    When 15-year-old Emma lands a competitive spot on a young women's equestrian acrobatics team, she is taken under the wing of her slightly older peer Cassandra. Obsessed with strength and control, Emma covets Cassandra's natural grace and poise, while Cassandra in turn silently desires more than just...

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    IN HER OWN WORDS | Zeina Durra Shares a Scene from "The Imperialists Are Still Alive!"

    Zeina Durra's first feature, "The Imperialists Are Still Alive!," follows Asya, a successful visual artist working in post 9/11 Manhattan who strikes up a romance with a sexy Mexican PhD student the same night her childhood friend, Faisai, goes missing. indieWIRE is pleased to reveal an exclusive sc...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Edward Burns Wants You to Choose His Movie's Poster and Song

    Last year saw indie stalwart Edward Burns work with his lowest budget since "The Brothers McMullen" and try his luck at a radical distribution model for the romantic comedy "Nice Guy Johnny." This year, with his Tribeca Film Festival closing night film "Newlyweds," Burns goes guerilla and asks for s...

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    Cannes Wish List 2011: 40 Films We Have Reason To Hope For (UPDATED)

    With the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival lineup coming in tomorrow morning, indieWIRE has updated our Cannes wish list with a few notes regarding films that have been all-but-confirmed for the Croisette. After what many a deemed a relatively lackluster lineup last year due to many woul...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Maria My Love" Director Jasmine McGlade Chazelle

    Ana is a young woman trying to reimagine her life after her mother's death during the course of one California spring. Filled with resentment over her father's mistakes, Ana feels disconnected from herself and everyone around her. Swept up by new romance and a warm reunion with her half-sister, Ana is so taken by the newfound support and love in her life that she sets out to find someone—anyone other than herself—to help. She finds a volunteer project in Maria, a reclusive hoarder who has alienated her own family with her compulsive behavior. As the two become unlikely friends and confidantes, Ana finds herself in an emotionally complex relat...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Marathon Boy" Director Gemma Atwal

    Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long-distance running, Biranchi nurt...

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    "Montpensier" star Gaspard Ulliel on Scorsese, Stunts and Scars

    Americans know Gaspard Ulliel best as the young Hannibal Lecter in the 2008 prequel "Hannibal Rising" and as Audrey Tatou's costar in "A Very Long Engagement." In his native France, he's a household name who, with Kate Moss, is the face of Longchamps. And such a face: Lips to rival Angelina's, steel...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Blackthorn" Director Mateo Gil

    The final years in the life of legendary bandit Butch Cassidy are shrouded in mystery, from his rumored death in a Bolivian military standoff, to his escape from South America to die quietly on a Nevada ranch the 1930s. In Mateo Gil's intimate and adventurous Western, a re-imagined and aged Butch Cassidy (Sam Shepard) is living under the assumed name James Blackthorn in a secluded village in Bolivia 20 years after his disappearance in 1908. Surviving humbly off the land and finding occasional comforts with a local woman, Yana (Magaly Solier, "The Milk of Sorrow"), he longs to end his personal exile and return to the US to see his family. Relu...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "The Journals of Musan" Director Park Jungburn

    Park Jungbum's stunning and much-lauded debut is the story of Jeon Seung-chul, a North Korean defector forging a life in capitalist South Korea. Emerging from eight months in a resettlement camp, the unassuming Seung-chul is placed in a home on the rundown outskirts of Seoul, and finds a modest job papering the city with advertisement posters. Yearning for a human bond, he joins a church and meets Sook-young, a choir singer who works nights at a seedy karaoke bar. As he attempts to forge some kind of relationship with Sook-young and some kind of life in Seoul, Seung-chul finds his deepest kinship and comfort in a fellow outcast—a stray dog he...

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    The 1,000 (give or take) IMDb Credits of Stephen Root

    With more than 150 credits that range from "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" to "No Country For Old Men" and, perhaps most memorably, his iconic role in "Office Space" and his long-term TV work on "NewsRadio" and "King of the Hill," Root is a character actor of character actors. While many might not know h...

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