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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "The Band's Visit" Director "Eran Kolirin

    After the screening in last year's Cannes, the applause wouldn't stop, keeping the visibly moved filmmakers and cast in the theater. The film was "The Band's Visit," a first feature from Israeli director Eran Kolirin. Arriving without buzz on the Croisette, it quickly emerged as a gem of Cannes '07, and nabbed the international critic's prize for the Un Certain Regard section. "Band" is a quiet, pared-down film, which like a story by Chekhov, strips bare its characters' lives. Toplined by the great Ronit Elkabetz, leading Israeli actor Sasson Gabai, and gifted Palestinian actor Saleh Bakri, it concerns an Egyptian Police band that arrives in ...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW | "4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days" Director Cristian Mungiu

    For his second feature, 39-year-old Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu knew exactly what he wanted--and garnered the Palme d'or in Cannes last year for it. He made a film that takes place over 24 hours in a provincial town one day in 1987, before the dictator Ceaucescu was deposed and Communism fell in Eastern Europe. It is a personal story based on an experience a woman had during that period, when abortion was banned. And it is deceptively simple. Otilia (Anamaria Marinca) takes charge when her friend and dormmate Gabita (Laura Vasiliu) gets pregnant and can not handle the details of arranging her own abortion in a cheap hotel performed by ...

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    iW PROFILE | "Be Kind, Rewind" Director Michel Gondry

    Rundown French cinemas inspired Michel Gondry's latest, "Be Kind Rewind," which had its world premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and opens this Friday (February 22, 2008) in U.S. theaters. "I noticed in my district in Paris there were so many abandoned movie theaters," Gondry noted last mo...

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    Sundance Video: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Martin McDonagh

    Here's the first of many Sundance video-interviews we're putting up during the fest, with the In Bruges gang:

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "Eat, For This Is My Body" Director Michelange Quay

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "Diminished Capacity" Director Terry Kinney

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "Smart People" Director Noam Murro

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "Phoebe in Wonderland" Director Daniel Barnz

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "North Starr" Director Matthew Stanton

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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    PARK CITY '08 INTERVIEW | "Timecrimes" Director Nacho Vigalondo

    EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a series of interviews, conducted via email, profiling first-time feature directors who have films screening at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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