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    'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Contains Graphic Lesbian Sex, But What's It Really About? Director Abdellatif Kechiche Explains Himself

    Four and a half months after Cannes, Kechiche sat down for an interview in a downtown Manhattan hotel looking the opposite of his celebratory Cannes moment. He was dead serious, reserved and seemingly afraid to offer beyond a few words of insight about his movie at a time. More than anything else, K...

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    Michel Gondry's DOC NYC Closer, an Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky, Goes to Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects is acquiring North American rights to Michel Gondry’s animated conversation with philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky "Is the Man Who is Tall Happy?" before it closes the DOC NYC festival.

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    Music Box Does 'Penance,' by Kiyoshi Kurosawa; IFC Takes 'Lucky Them,' Starring Toni Collette

    A couple different acquisitions coming in. IFC Films has snapped up rights to "Lucky Them," starring Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church; the film, directed by Megan Griffiths, premiered at TIFF. And Music Box has nabbed Kiyoshi Kurosawa's ("Cure," "Charisma") five-episode eerie psychological thri...

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    TIFF: IFC Films Acquires Liza Johnson's Hateship Loveship

    Out of Toronto, IFC Films is acquiring the U.S. rights for Liza Johnson's Hateship Loveship starring Kristen Wiig.

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    IFC Films Takes 'Hateship Loveship,' Starring Wiig, Pearce, Steinfeld and More

    IFC Films has scooped up TIFF special presentation title "Hateship Loveship," starring Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Nolte, Christine Lahti and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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    WATCH: Trailer for Sexy Palme d'Or Winner 'Blue Is the Warmest Color,' with English Subtitles

    An English-subtitled trailer has landed for Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color," starring Adele Exarchopoulos as a young woman exploring the intense highs and lows of first love with her lesbian girlfriend (played by Lea Seydoux). Watch below.

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    Sundance Selects to Release Claire Denis' Cannes Drama 'Bastards'

    Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Claire Denis' "Bastards," starring Vincent Lindon and Chiara Mastroianni." The film, which world premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, will make its U.S. premiere next month at the New York Film Festival, following its North American one in Toronto....

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    'Blue is the Warmest Color' Earns NC-17 Rating, Will Go Out Uncut (FRENCH TRAILER)

    It's no surprise that Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Blue is the Warmest Color" has earned an NC-17 rating for “explicit sexual content.” Sundance Selects/IFC Films figured that would be the case when they submitted it. They're stirring up some ratings controversy to lure people to see the lesbian romanc...

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    'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' Duo Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck on Sundance, Cannes and Those Terrence Malick Comparisons

    A few months after world premiering at Sundance to great acclaim, David Lowery's "Badlands"-style love story "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" had its European unveiling at Cannes, following in the footsteps of last year's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which went on a similar journey before going on to be...

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    Kanye West Remixed 'The Canyons' Trailer (Really), But the Original's Still Stronger

    With the Bret Easton Ellis-penned, Paul Schrader-directed Hollywood satire "The Canyons" out in select theaters and available on VOD today, Kanye West has dropped his remixed cut of the film's trailer, likely as a favor to help out his buddy Ellis, who was behind West's violent promotional video for...

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