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    TIFF Preview: The Female Directing Masters Playing at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival

    The Toronto Film Festival opens tonight.  Over the next 10 days there will be a couple of hundred movies to be seen.  This is one festival where you can make a decision to see films by women and see plenty of films.  There are some extraordinarily high profile female directors open...

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    Locarno Review: Despite Cerebral Fixations, 'Lore' Is Still a Radical Take on the Holocaust Survivor Tale From a Nazi Perspective

    Remove the prologue from Australian director Cate Shortland's German-language drama "Lore," which follows the teen daughter (newbie Saskia Rosendahl) of an S.S. officer on the lam in the immediate aftermath of World War II, and it would have much in common with any number of mopey Holo...

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    5 Movies To Watch at the 2012 Locarno Film Festival

    The Locarno Film Festival begins its 65th edition tonight with the world premiere of Nick Love's Ray Winstone crime vehicle "The Sweeney" at the famous outdoor Piazza Grande, which typically seats some 8,800 people. But while the Piazza has evolved into Locarno's most emblematic in...

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    Toronto Trailer Watch: Lore - Directed by Cate Shortland

    Australian Director Cate Shortland's first film Somersault was great and this film looks to be even better. This is one at the top of my list to see in Toronto. Music Box has the US rights but no release date has been set.

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    Watch: Stunning First Trailer For Cate Shortland's Post-WWII Drama 'Lore'

    One of the lesser-known films included in yesterday's TIFF line up announcement, that we are no less excited for, is Australian helmer Cate Shortland's sophomore directorial effort, "Lore." An adaptation of Rachel Seiffert's novella "The Dark Room," the German-la...

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    First Toronto 2012 Lineup News - Women Directors

    Unlike the folks at Cannes, Toronto seems to understand that there are many great women directors, making films that can play at the highest level and this year is no different.

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    Locarno Film Festival Lineup: 2 Women Directed Films In Competition

    On Wednesday, the Locarno Film Festival announced its lineup for in-competition films and the Piazza Grande program. Held from August 1-11, Locarno is one of the world’s oldest film festivals, currently in its 65th year.

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    Sam Worthington To Co-Produce & Possibly Star In Miniseries About Battle Of Gallipoli

    Sam Worthington has kinda fallen off the map after breaking out in "Avatar," with a few indies ("The Debt," "Man On A Ledge") and the whole 'Clash Of The Titans' thing not exactly raising his profile -- though the latter probably bought him a new house or two. H...

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    Posters For Robert Zemeckis' 'Flight,' Cate Shortland's 'Lore' & David Ayer's 'End Of Watch'

    Here's a trio of posters from three very different helmers: one from a seasoned pro returning to live action after a stint in mo-cap, one following up a superb directorial debut with a foreign-language novel adaptation and the last a genre specialist tackling what he knows best.

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    Music Box Picks Up Cate Shortland's Post-WWII Drama 'Lore' Plus New Looks At The Film

    It's been far too long between drinks for Australian helmer Cate Shortland but her long-awaited sophomore effort, the ambitious German-language post-WWII drama "Lore," is now gearing up for its unveiling with Music Box Films acquiring the North American rights.

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