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    Amnesty International, Paul Haggis, Sean Penn & Harvey Weinstein Team To Support Iranian Filmmakers

    Director Paul Haggis, actor Sean Penn and super producer Harvey Weinstein have teamed with British-Iranian actress and Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) spokesperson Nazanin Boniadi to raise awareness and speak out against the harsh sentences recently imposed on Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and M...

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    Martin Scorsese, Paul Haggis & Film Community Rallying Around Jailed Iranian Filmmakers

    As the movie community puts together their best and worst lists, and gathers around to watch their new BluRays delivered by Santa, they are also taking a moment to think about jailed Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Muhammad Rasoulof and encourage their colleagues to join in the number of petitio...

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    Review: 'Next Three Days' Is Paul Haggis Trying/Failing to Make Muscular Entertainment

    The true test of any director's dexterity and creativity lies with their ability to successfully tackle a myriad of genres. It's enough to be "good enough" in one highly specified field, but to be able to grapple with different subject matters is truly remarkable. Certainly Danny Boyle is a great contemporary example of this, as he's been able to tackle disparate genres like the zombie thriller ("28 Days Later") and heady science fiction epic ("Sunshine"), all the while able to slip back into humanist dramas like "Slumdog Millionaire" and this fall's "127 Hours." (Steven Soderbergh is another notable, current example of an itchy genre experim...

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    Paul Haggis Quietly Working On Global Romantic Drama 'Third Person'

    With his prison escape drama "The Next Three Days" set to hit theaters in a couple of weeks, writer/director Paul Haggis has seen his name linked to a couple of gestating projects. More recently, he's been tapped to adapt and possibly direct the Spanish sensation "Celda 211" and earlier in the year ...

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    Paul Haggis Looking To Adapt, Possibly Direct Remake Of Spanish Award Winning Hit 'Celda 211'

    With Paul Haggis' latest effort, the prison break drama "The Next Three Days" completed, in the can and set to hit theaters on November 19th, he doesn't seem to be tiring of the genre.

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