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Manoel de Oliveira

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    Why is Clint Eastwood the Oldest Working Filmmaker in America?

    Quick: Name an American filmmaker over the age of 80 still directing widely-seen movies.

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    105 Year-Old Manoel de Oliveira & Cristian Mungiu Line Up New Directorial Projects

    Manoel de Oliveira is 105 years-old, and while other filmmakers talk about retirement or wanting to try something different, the Portuguese director doesn't know the word quit. That's right, he's already in production on his next project, so whatever little complaints you might have about your day, ...

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    Timeliest DVD: Nanni Moretti's 'We Have A Pope'

    Why is this pope hiding in the bushes? The first comic conceit in Nanni Moretti's delightful and touching 2011 film We Have A Pope (Habemus Papam) is that no one wants to be pope, especially the guy who is elected, Cardinal Melville -- played by the extraordinary Michel Piccoli. There is no ti...

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    New Films By James Franco, Paul Verhoeven, Peter Greenaway & Mike Figgis Added To The Rome Film Festival

    Even though Rome Film Festival head Marco Mueller had been promising two surprise additions to his line-up -- strongly hinting toward Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" being one of them -- we're not sure any of these latest additions qualify as left field shockers. But for cinema buffs, they do...

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    102 Year Old Manoel de Oliveira Has Started Shooting His New Film 'Gabo And The Shadow'

    Michael Lonsdale, Claudia Cardinale & Jeanne Moreau StarOh, are you having a case of the Mondays? Maybe you're still a bit hungover from the weekend and feeling a bit lethargic at the beginning of the work week? Don't tell it to Manoel de Oliveira. At 102 years old, the famed Portuguese director has...

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    FNC '10 Reviews: 'The Strange Case Of Angelica,' 'La Quattro Volte' & 'Music From The Big House'

    The Fesitval Du Nouveau Cinema recently hit Montreal theaters providing a sample of films that have already done the Cannes/Venice/TIFF run as well a handful of world and Canadian premieres. While we didn't have time to catch as much as we would have liked, the festival allowed us to fill up a few s...

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