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    'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence' Goes to Magnolia

    Swedish director Roy Andersson's Venice Golden Lion winner will have a 2015 release via Magnolia Pictures.

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    Venice '71 Awards: Roy Andersson's 'Pigeon' Wins The Golden Lion Best Film, Adam Driver Takes Best Actor Prize

    Well, that’s basically a wrap on the Venice Film Festival and the Venezia 71 jury—chaired by Alexandre Desplat and comprised of Joan Chen, Philip Gröning, Jessica Hausner, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandy Powell, Tim Roth, Elia Suleiman and Carlo Verdone—has decided the awards. The big winner? Roy Andersson’s ...

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    3 Challenging Art Films Provoke Walkouts at Venice

    "Claustrophobia in nature caused by war" was the theme of the day in Venice. Not surprisingly, it also caused the most walkouts I’ve seen thus far.

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    Venice Review: Roy Andersson's 'A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence'

    Unlike stupid real Christmas, cinephile Christmas only comes every eight years or so. That’s how long it's taken Swedish legend Roy Andersson to mount each of the films in his “trilogy about being a human being.” This morning in Venice, however, when we checked under the tree, there it was: the fina...

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    Watch: Trailer For Roy Andersson's Trilogy Finale 'A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence'

    While the word "trilogy" usually conjures thoughts of blockbusters, it's a term that's not unfamiliar to the arthouse world. Richard Linklater closed off his 'Before' series last year and now a beloved international filmmaker is getting ready to finish on his own series. Roy Andersson will be premie...

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    Venice First Look: Roy Andersson's 'A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence' Plus Synopsis & More

    Roy Andersson takes his time. In 2000, he made international waves with "Songs From The Second Floor," but it took seven more years for his next effort, "You, The Living," to arrive. And now, another seven years has passed and he's finally back and headed to Venice with "A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Ref...

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