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    Cannes Market 2012: Pattinson's 'Mission'; 'Coup,' 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Frankie Go Boom'

    Myriad projects across a range of budgets and genres will be announced and shopped at Cannes. But while some are completed, others are in earlier stages of development and may never see the light of day; having the right talent attached will help get them sold in territories around the world and get...

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    Confirmed: Sean Penn Goes to Cannes, for Haiti Benefit

    Cannes Fest Director Thierry Fremaux was right when he suggested that Sean Penn would show in Cannes 2012. Sure enough, he's coming, not with his fall film "Gangster Squad," but as part of a first-of-its kind Carnival in Cannes benefit gala dinner on May 18 at the Festival Agora to raise money for t...

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    International Sales Agent: Memento, We Are What We Are

    One of my favorite international sales agent is Memento. Now they are representing the film of one of my favorite people in the biz, the hyphenate director-producer-writer who also was put into the role of casting director by Steve Soderbergh while casting Che, Rodrigo (Rigo to his friends) Bellot.

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    Canadians At Cannes: New Looks At Brandon Cronenberg's 'Antiviral' & Xavier Dolan's 'Laurence Anyways'

    The Cannes Film Festival is just two weeks away and excitement continues to grow, and as filmmakers, producers, directors, actors and sales agents pack their bags, more peeks of the films hitting the Croisette are landing online. The latest comes from two Canadian filmmakers who will both be competi...

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    Mandate Partners Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane Launch Good Universe Before Cannes

    It's classic that just as an executive can claim a huge hit, he's out at the studio. Joe Drake's stewardship at the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group is a thing of the past, but he does have bragging rights to "The Hunger Games." Now he and longtime Mandate partner Nathan Kahane ("Juno") are launching ...

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    Cannes Poster Roundup: Sergei Loznitsa's 'In The Fog,' Im Sang-soo's 'Taste Of Money' & 'Dangerous Liaisons' With Zhang Ziyi

    May is here, spring has sprung, and film fans from around the world are beginning to pack their bags, as in a couple short weeks they will be headed to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival. Images and clips from the various films unspooling on the Croisette will continue to drip out unti...

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    Cannes Adds Seven More Titles to Lineup; SXSW Winner 'Gimme the Loot' Among New Additions

    The upcoming 65th Cannes Film Festival has added seven more titles to its lineup.

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    'Maniac' Remake Starring Elijah Wood, SXSW Hit 'Gimme The Loot' & More Join Cannes Film Festival Lineup

    With the Cannes Film Festival underway in just over two weeks, the finishing touches have been put on the lineup, and while some high-profile titles (such as "The Place Beyond the Pines") had been hoped for as late-minute additions, some rather surprising and lower key fare is rounding thi...

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    'Jaws,' 'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'Once Upon a Time in America' and 'Tess' to Get the Cannes Classics Treatment

    As has been the case since 2004, this year's Cannes Film Festival will once again screen revamped masterworks in the Cannes Classics section. The program for the 65th year of the event includes 13 feature films, two shorts, a mini-concert and four documentaries, all of which are world premieres.

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    Lars Von Trier's 'The Nymphomaniac' With Charlotte Gainsbourg Will Be 2 Part Film, Aiming For Cannes Premiere In 2013

    Lars Von Trier has never been short on balls. His career has been filled with films that have found the director walking right into a hornets nest of thorny issues, whether it's slavery ("Manderlay"), the American empire ("Dogville"), feminism (sorta) ("Antichrist")...

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