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    CANNES '07 | Marcus Hu: Cannes Fest Fixture Sits One Out; '08 Fest Awaits Her Return

    Since 1989, my mom, Evelyn has been my trusty sidekick, best friend and confidant to accompany me to Cannes every consecutive year since. I am sure many of you have seen this 4'10" Asian American mom whizzing down the Croisette to a screening or to meet me at a reception, with the sparkle of a teena...

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    AFP: Cannes world cinema puts spotlight on India, Lebanon and more

    "All the world's a stage" wrote Shakespeare, and this year at Cannes, India, Lebanon, Poland, Africa, Colombia and Slovenia are spotlighted at the festival event "All The World's Films." The world cinema affair is a recent and increasingly popular addition to the 12-day annual movie extravaganza, sh...

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    The Guardian: Cannes Roundup

    The race for the Palme d'Or in Cannes has been thrown open again with a mighty challenger coming up on the inside rail. Julian Schnabel's "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" is a wonderfully acted and profoundly moving adaptation of the memoir by French magazine editor Jean- Dominique Bauby, who, at...

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    CANNES '07 DISPATCH | Americans in Cannes Stir Fest; Schnabel, Van Sant, and Coens Lead Competition

    A group of films from established American filmmakers, all adapted from books, are among the most acclaimed films in competition as the Cannes enters its final weekend in France. Critics, programmers and insiders all consider Julian Schnabel's "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," Gus Van Sant's "Par...

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    CANNES '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK | "Secret Sunshine" Lights Up Competition; Akin and Tarr Stumble, and Ko

    "The fragility of human joy" -- the words are spoken in "A Mighty Heart," but the sentiment runs throughout several Cannes films, as random tragedy or political circumstance dashes characters' hopes for happiness. In a most trenchant way, South Korean director Lee Chang-dong's "Secret Sunshine" -- a...

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    CANNES '07 CRITICS NOTEBOOK | Camera D'Or Candidates Emerge

    The vetted progress of distribution deals dominates the omnipresent chatter at most major film festivals, closely accompanied by evaluations of the movies' artistic merits. Industry and aesthetic outlooks collide when news of deals break, mainly focused on whether business is allotting its finances ...

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    CANNES '07 DISPATCH | Biz and Prize Buzzing as Cannes Fest Hits Home Stretch

    Heading into the final four days of the 60th Cannes Film Festival, only a handful of competition titles have yet to screen for audiences and jurors here in France. Barring last minute surprises, observers have an idea of the film's they expect will win. Meanwhile, a handful of films are also on a tr...

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    NYT: Alienated Europeans, Through a Cold Lens

    One of the most fertile subjects of contemporary European cinema is the desolation of contemporary European life. The extravagance and high spirits outside the Cannes screening rooms thus frequently stand in jarring contrast to the misery displayed within them, where stories of privation, disconnect...

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    The Guardian Interview: Gael Garcia Bernal

    "Doing films in Mexico is pretty difficult; it's not yet a self-sustaining industry," says Gael Garcia Bernal. "But one thing you can do is manage to make films without very much money. There was an energy developing around the things that we wanted to do, and there came a point when we thought, 'Yo...

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    AFP: NKorea's first film to hit West: schoolgirl's dreams n'drama

    North Korea's first film bidding for buyers at the Cannes market provides a rare look at the fortress nation seen through teenage eyes. "The Schoolgirl's Diary," one of only two films produced by Pyongyang last year, chronicles a girl's life through her school years, grappling with peer pressure and...

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