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    Bold New St. Petersburg Fest Unveils Controversial Cinema in Russia

    Despite an acronym – SPIMF – that sounds like Sputnik’s baby sister, the First Annual St. Petersburg International Media Forum, which ran from October 1 through October 10 when it closes with the world premiere of Susanne Bier’s Bradley Cooper-Jennifer Lawrence period piece 'Serena' is an unqualifie...

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    TIFF Review: François Ozon’s 'The New Girlfriend' Starring Romain Duris & Anaïs Demoustier

    Tone has always been an issue for François Ozon, the hit-or-miss filmmaker behind “Swimming Pool,” “In the House,” “8 Women” and “Young and Beautiful.” His work can be playful and dark, comical and serious, silly and harsh, often at the same time. When it works, as in “Swimming Pool” and the underra...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Locke' Breaks Out, CBS Films Takes VOD Route for Diaz-starrer 'Gambit,' Written by Coens

    April tends not to be a standout month for new top specialized releases, sometimes by design, sometimes because films under perform. This weekend provided s not the final word for ultimate performance), with A24's "Locke" coming in as third best for the month (after "Fading Gigolo" and "Under the Sk...

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    Review: Francois Ozon's 'Young And Beautiful' A Missed Opportunity

    "No one's serious at seventeen," goes a line from Rimbaud's poem of the same name, and it's just one of a handful of confused messages in Francois Ozon's "Jeune Et Jolie (Young And Beautiful)," a flesh-filled exploration of teenage sexuality. Ozon, no stranger to provocative imagery, takes off the r...

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    'Young & Beautiful' Director François Ozon on Writing for Women and Courting Controversy at Cannes

    The remarkably prolific French filmmaker François Ozon is back in theaters this Friday with the coming-of-age drama "Young & Beautiful" just a mere year after opening his last film, "In the House," theatrically in North America.

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    Watch: A Teenage Girl Becomes a Prostitute in Trailer for François Ozon 'Young & Beautiful'

    A year after playing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, François Ozon's "Young & Beautiful" is finally nearing a stateside unveiling courtesy of Sundance Selects. The company just released its first trailer for the film ahead its April 25th release.

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    Watch: Sexually Charged U.S. Trailer For François Ozon's 'Young & Beautiful'

    Coming of age and prostitution blend together in the latest from François Ozon ("Swimming Pool," "8 Women"), a provocative drama that unspooled at the Cannes Film Festival last year. And after a stint on the festival circuit, "Young & Beautiful" is heading to U.S. theatres, and a new trailer has arr...

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    COLCOA 2014 Lineup Includes New Films from Polanski, Breillat, Ozon and More (TRAILERS)

    The Franco-American Cultural Fund has announced the lineup for the 18th edition of the City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) film festival. Running April 21-28 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, the fest will present 41 features, including three international premieres, and many Nor...

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    Charlotte Rampling Talks Working "Without Control," Art, Ambivalence And Francois Ozon

    This year, the Marrakech Film Festival, with the highest-profile jury it has ever boasted and a Scandinavian tribute that brought some of the most exciting international filmmakers to town too, was heaving with ingenues and rising stars. But one of the pleasures of this festival has always been the ...

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    5 Michael Fassbender Films You May Not Have Seen

    Michael Fassbender has had a good run of it these past few years. It's a hot streak (one which saw him the recipient of the "staggering honor" that was Playlist Man of the Year 2011) that looks set to continue with the Irish/German actor moving between critically adored arthouse films and broad-appe...

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