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    Ron Howard To Helm Drug Tale 'Mena,' 'Tabu' Director Miguel Gomes Lines Up 'Arabian Nights' & More

    While the disappointing box office of Ron Howard's underrated "Rush" caused a shakeup at production house Exclusive Media, that doesn't mean no one is banking on the director. And Universal has stepped up, putting down $1 million on a spec script by Gary Spinelli (whose only credit is the Dolph Lund...

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    Cannes Directors' Fortnight Poster Gets Some Modern Cowboys, 'Tabu' Director Miguel Gomes To Head Critics' Week Jury

    Well, it's not quite the instantly hangable and collectible poster that the Cannes Film Festival unveiled last week, but the Directors' Fortnight sidebar is often known for it's slightly more adventurous programming and their one sheet for this year's festivities certainly plays to that notion.

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    Miguel Gomes Discusses The Mystical Poetry Of 'Tabu' And The Pleasures And Phantoms Of Cinema

    Behold the courage of Portuguese filmmaker Miguel Gomes: hoping to do a film in the vein of “Meet Me In St. Louis,” he and a crew traveled to the small Arganil Municipality in the country to begin work on a movie featuring a small family band -- that is until the movie’s investor died before signing...

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    Review: ‘Tabu’ Is Magic Realism In Rapture, As Only The Language Of Cinema Can Tell It

    The following article is a reprint of our review that ran during the Toronto Interntional Film Festival. Keep an eye on this one too. It's been released very late in the year, but we suspect you'll be seeing it on many of our top 10 lists.

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    NYFF: Miguel Gomes On 'Tabu' And The Pleasures And Phantoms Of Cinema

    Behold the courage of Portuguese filmmaker Miguel Gomes: hoping to do a film in the vein of “Meet Me In St. Louis,” he and and a crew traveled to the small Arganil Municipality in the country to begin work on a movie featuring a small family band -- that is until the movie’s investor died before sig...

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    Miguel Gomes Takes Ghent Film Festival's Top Prize for 'Tabu'

    Portuguese director Miguel Gomes's "Tabu" has come away from the 39th Ghent Film Festival with the Grand Prix for best film, the international festival jury announced Wednesday. Gomes, whose previous work includes "Our Beloved Month of August" and "The Face You Deserve,&...

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    TIFF Review: ‘Tabu’ Is Magic Realism In Rapture, As Only The Language Of Cinema Can Tell It

    It’s been known that a singular moment during a brilliant film can make you realize you’re watching something special, something that will be deposited into your memory bank with a very high interest rate. In Miguel Gomes’ third feature film, "Tabu," this moment comes while you’re still getting comf...

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    MIFF '12 Reviews: Miguel Gomes' 'Tabu' & Kim Nguyen's 'War Witch'

    Gomes' Berlin Film Festival Golden Bear winner is an evocative, lyrical two-chapter love story separated by decades and continents that transcends what initially seems to be nothing more than an experiment in style over substance. Beginning in modern day-ish Lisbon, we are introduced to Aurora, an o...

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