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    Director Marjane Satrapi's Sundance Fave 'The Voices' Gets a US Distributor

    From the Iranian-born director of "Chicken with Plums" and the Oscar-nominated "Persepolis," Marjane Satrapi's "The Voices," starring Ryan Reynolds and Anna Kendrick, has finally found a US distributor after its Sundance 2014 premiere.

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    Lionsgate Acquires Sundance's Ryan Reynolds Horror-Comedy 'The Voices'

    The film is directed by Iranian-born filmmaker and cartoonist Marjane Satrapi, best known for directing the Academy Award nominated film adaptation of her best-selling graphic novel, "Persepolis." Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick and Jacki Weaver star.

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    Too Insane To Ignore: Marjane Satrapi On Her Fascinating Sundance Horror-Comedy 'The Voices'

    Naturally charming and sporting a fantastically dry sense of humor, Iranian-born French filmmaker Marjane Satrapi seems to have the perfect set of sensitivities and artistic vision to make a film like "The Voices". Starring Ryan Reynolds in one of the best performances he has ever delivered, the fil...

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    Sundance Review: Ryan Reynolds Makes A Crazy Comeback With Marjane Satrapi's 'The Voices'

    "The Voices," the new horroresque dark comedy from celebrated "Persepolis" director Marjane Satrapi, ought to be a major career moment for star Ryan Reynolds.

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    Sundance Review: ‘The Voices’ Starring Ryan Reynolds Wrings Dark Comedy From Candy-Colored Carnage

    The fourth film from director Marjane Satrapi ("Persepolis," "Chicken with Plums"), "The Voices" navigates the line between the gruesome and the goofy with a step as nimble as a tight-rope walker going over a sea of broken glass. It’s an extraordinarily warm and funny movie about a likable schizophr...

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    Women-Directed Films in 2014 Will Be Few and Far Between (Updated)

    Movie-lovers interested in films by women directors won't have much reason to go to the mutliplex this year. In 2013, only three films from female filmmakers opened in wide release. 2014 looks to be a slight improvement, but not by much.

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    Sundance Curiosities: 6 Hands-On Narrative Filmmakers Back on the Spotlight At Sundance 2014

    Our annual Sundance Curiosities column takes a look at various movies and filmmakers from the upcoming Park City festival worthy of anticipation.

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    Few Women-Directed Films to Premiere at Sundance

    A disappointingly few number of women-directed narrative and nonfiction features will debut at Sundance.

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    Rome Review: Marjane Satrapi Gets Loose, Has Fun In Black Comedy 'The Gang Of The Jotas'

    For her third feature film after 2007's beloved "Persepolis" and 2011's "Chicken with Plums," writer-director Marjane Satrapi changes it up once again with "The Gang of the Jotas" ("La Bande des Jotas") which bows today Out of Competition at the Rome Film Festival. Having made the move, with her pre...

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