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    Abel Ferrara Calls Out "Punks" At IFC Films Who Want Him To Cut 'Welcome To New York'

    Abel Ferrara has never had the easiest time when it comes to U.S. distribution for his films. He usually winds up with tiny companies who can only afford limited releases ("Chelsea On The Rocks") or taking literally years to find a screen stateside ("Go Go Tales"); being a Ferrara fan can be frustra...

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    Watch: 'Gone Girl,' 'Inherent Vice' and More Teased in New York Film Festival Trailer

    The New York Film Festival is back for its 52nd year, and it will feature everything from World Premieres, to Oscar favorites, to old Hollywood classics.

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    'Pasolini' Reviews: 'Subtle and Seductive' or 'Overwrought?'

    Reviews for Abel Ferrara's biopic aren't as divisive as those for his subject's films, but not for lack of trying.

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    Venice Review: Abel Ferrara’s ‘Pasolini’ Starring Willem Dafoe

    Half a richly textured, engrossing biopic theorizing about the last few days of a notorious Italian provocateur’s life, half an unutterably tedious reenactment of the writings he was working on at the time of his death, Abel Ferrera’s “Pasolini” is a frustrating film, despite vast stretches of compe...

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    Watch: First Clip For Abel Ferrara's ‘Pasolini’ Starring Willem Dafoe, Plus New Photos, Director's Statement & More

    The last few years have not been kind to Abel Ferrara’s career if you've taken a close look, but the filmmaker has soldiered on regardless. Starting around 2007, films like "Go Go Tales" "Mulberry St," "Napoli, Napoli, Napoli" and "Chelsea on the Rocks" either failed to receive North American distri...

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    Watch: First Trailer For Abel Ferrara's 'Pasolini' Starring Willem Dafoe

    Abel Ferrara has always been known for creating characters and stories that delve into extreme human behaviour, but his last couple of films have concerned events that he did not have to dream up. This summer, the filmmaker unveiled "Welcome To New York," the fictionalized tale of former IMF chief ...

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    Fantasia Review: Abel Ferrara's 'Welcome To New York' Starring Gérard Depardieu

    The film is inspired by a court case, the public stages of which have been filmed, broadcast, reported and commented on throughout the media worldwide. Nonetheless, the characters and all the sequences depicting their private lives remain entirely fictional. So reads the caveat in the press notes...

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    Watch: New NSFW Trailer For Abel Ferrara's 'Welcome To New York' Starring Gérard Depardieu

    If Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street" didn't fill your quota of financial guys partying hard and treating women badly, then not to worry. Abel Ferrara also has a new movie set in the Big Apple, featuring more sleazy dudes who just can't keep their hands to themselves. "Welcome To New York" ...

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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn Plans to Sue Over Similarities to Abel Ferrara's 'Welcome to New York'

    The former chief of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has instructed his lawyers to file a defamation suit after "Welcome to New York" by Abel Ferrara was released on-demand in France on Saturday. It stars Gerard Depardieu as a Strauss-Kahn lookalike who assaults a hotel maid.

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