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    Derek Cianfrance Talks Cinematic Violence, Face Tattoos, Falling In Love With Eva Mendes & More From ‘Place Beyond The Pines’

    After “Blue Valentine” tackled the issues of marriage and gender relations, it seemed like a natural progression that filmmaker Derek Cianfrance decided to take on parenthood and legacy in his next film. Taking six years to make, "The Place Beyond The Pines” deals with the issue of legacy in America...

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    Watch: The Dazzling Opening Shot From 'The Place Beyond The Pines' Plus Derek Cianfrance's Trailer Commentary

    Yes, it's over two hours long, and "The Place Beyond The Pines" is a sprawling saga set over a few decades. But that doesn't mean that it isn't instantly gripping, and director Derek Cianfrance plunks the audience right into the world of the film's stunt riding Luke, played by a tattooed, bleached h...

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    This Week's Divisive Film

    The ambitious film has been compared to the idea of the "Great American Novel," but not all critics agree.

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    Ryan Gosling Talks Bank Robbing In 'Place Beyond The Pines,' Working With Terrence Malick, Nicolas Winding Refn & More

    Fate, sin, consequences, redemption... are a few of the words that have been used in the run-up to "The Place Beyond The Pines" to capture the thematic undercurrents of the generation spanning saga. These are touchstones in the film and Ryan Gosling sets it all in motion. He co-stars alongside the e...

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    Derek Cianfrance Convinced Bradley Cooper Not To Drop Out Of ‘Place Beyond The Pines’; His DP Nearly Died On Set & More

    “I’m full of epic stories,” the loquacious Derek Cianfrance told Vanity Fair recently. And it’s true. We sat down with the director and co-writer behind “The Place Beyond The Pines,” and Cianfrance was indeed, full of amazing stories. He told us in the part of our interview we ran yesterday that tha...

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    Derek Cianfrance Talks About His Epic Drama 'The Place Beyond The Pines' & Almost Making Two Movies Out Of 'Blue Valentine'

    Filmmaker Derek Cianfrance took twelve years to make his sophomore effort, "Blue Valentine." A searing relationship drama about husbands and wives starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, it quickly put the almost-forgotten director – who made his feature debut with 1998's still unreleased "Brot...

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    Watch: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes Discuss 'The Place Beyond The Pines' in New Featurette

    With the limited release of Derek Cianfrance's long awaited "Blue Valentine" follow-up "The Place Beyond the Pines," beginning today, distributor Focus Features has released a video featurette on the conception and production on the film, featuring interviews with the director and stars Ryan Gosling...

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    The Place Behind 'The Place Beyond the Pines': Shannon Plumb's 'Towheads'

    In "The Place Beyond the Pines," Derek Cianfrance's time-spanning look at guilt and responsibility across multiple generations, Ryan Gosling plays a reckless stunt driver suddenly thrust into fatherhood and engaged in bank robberies to provide for his newly discovered son. Despite his apparent commi...

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    Review: 'The Place Beyond The Pines' A Searing Tale Of Fathers, Sons & The Legacy Of Sins

    Of all the films that premiered at TIFF last year, few arrived under such an air of mystery as Derek Cianfrance's "The Place Beyond The Pines." With only a couple of official images, but no posters or trailers, the tone and scope of the movie remained under wraps prior to its screening. Following "B...

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    Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper in 'The Place Beyond the Pines'

    Derek Cianfrance's The Place Beyond the Pines is a giant ambitious triptych -- Ryan Gosling dominates the first part, Bradley Cooper the second, and two younger actors when the story leaps ahead in time -- and this trenchant view of fathers, sons and the determinism of class is two-thirds of a t...

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