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    Cannes: Palme d'Or Contender 'Leviathan' Gets Gargantuan Reaction from Critics

    Critics are going crazy for Russian helmer Andrey Zvyagintsev's latest, "Leviathan," which played in competition at Cannes and now looks to be a serious contender for the prized Palme d'Or. Zvyagintsev knocked it out of the park with 2011's meditation on one family's legacy of crime, "Elena," and th...

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    Cannes Review: 'Leviathan' Is a Transfixing Epic That Grows On You

    Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev's bleak drama (which is also sometimes a black comedy) finds people in a remote town trapped by situations beyond their control.

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    Countdown to Cannes: The Most Important Movies at Cannes Have the Least Commercial Potential

    Many of the big movies at Cannes this year already have distribution -- but the less commercial options are the ones really worthy of anticipation.

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    VIFF '11: 'Elena' Is A Dramatic Masterwork From Russian Director Andrey Zvyagintsev

    For this writer, there are fewer things in cinema more satisfying than a filmmaker in total control of their story. Sure, we love the visceral thrill of a well-choreographed, impeccably staged action sequence as much as the next red-blooded human being. And there’s the perfect combination of song/score over moving images, blissful moments heightened through all the tools available in the medium. But then there are those rare moments when a film has just begun, and the feeling sets in immediately that you’re in good hands; that no matter what happens in this film, you can trust the filmmaker has thought everything through and knows what he or ...

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