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David Riker

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    New Photos, 3 Clips & Video Diary From 'The Girl' Starring Abbie Cornish

    With 3 new clips available ahead of its release, buzz is steadily building for "The Girl," the first feature in over a decade from NY based writer-director David Riker. Riker's previous work "The City (La Ciudad)," a quartet of neo-realist vignettes detailing the experiences of Latin American immigr...

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    Exclusive: 2 New Photos Of 'The Girl' Starring Abbie Cornish & New Behind-The-Scenes Featurette

    As immigration reform once again becomes a hotly debated topic among the halls of Washington power players, there is perhaps no better time for "The Girl" to be hitting theaters. After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival last spring, and hitting the Austin Film Festival last year as we...

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    Watch: Abbie Cornish Smuggles Illegal Immigrants Across the Border for Cash in 'The Girl' Trailer (VIDEO)

    You know the only reason you've got my Georgie and not me is because of money," a Texas woman (Abbie Cornish) slings at her mother early into the trailer for David Riker's "The Girl," and she's right. Issues of money are what set the trailer, and the film, into motion -- but it seems money has no tr...

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    Exclusive: Poster For 'The Girl' Starring Abbie Cornish; Set For December 14th Oscar Qualifying Run Before Release In March 2013

    As readers of The Playlist already know, we think Abbie Cornish is on the cusp of a breakthrough. Arthouse audiences already know she's got the goods, giving strong performances in Cate Shortland's "Somersault" (her breakout turn) and Jane Campion's gorgeous and underrated "Bright Star." Hollywood w...

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    Tribeca: David Riker & Abbie Cornish Discuss Immigration Tale 'The Girl'

    Known for his neo-realist film about the plight of Latin American immigrants living in New York City, "La Ciudad," indie writer/director David Riker has spent the better part of 14 years evolving story of his latest feature, "The Girl" which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last week. In the m...

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    Tribeca Review: Abbie Cornish Shines, But The Questionable 'The Girl' Remains Ethically Dubious

    Well-told, well-shot and featuring a strong, but restrained and internalized performance from actress Abbie Cornish, director David Riker's "The Girl" is a mannered and in-the-pocket indie drama that might be a total subdued winner if it weren't for its dubious political ideol...

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