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    Locarno Review: Why Athena Rachel Tsangari's 'The Capsule' Is More Than a Twisted Fashion Show

    Locarno Review: Why Athena Rachel Tsangari's 'The Capsule' Is More Than a Twisted Fashion Show

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    Locarno Review: Despite Cerebral Fixations, 'Lore' Is Still a Radical Take on the Holocaust Survivor Tale From a Nazi Perspective

    Remove the prologue from Australian director Cate Shortland's German-language drama "Lore," which follows the teen daughter (newbie Saskia Rosendahl) of an S.S. officer on the lam in the immediate aftermath of World War II, and it would have much in common with any number of mopey Holo...

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    Locarno Review: Piazza Opening Night Film 'The Sweeney' Pits Gruff Ray Winstone Against Tired Tough Cop Formula

    "The Sweeney" doggedly adheres to a familiar tune that could use some roughing up.

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    5 Movies To Watch at the 2012 Locarno Film Festival

    The Locarno Film Festival begins its 65th edition tonight with the world premiere of Nick Love's Ray Winstone crime vehicle "The Sweeney" at the famous outdoor Piazza Grande, which typically seats some 8,800 people. But while the Piazza has evolved into Locarno's most emblematic in...

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    More Important Than Cannes? Locarno Film Festival Is a Large Platform For Small American Movies

    As the Locarno Film Festival heads into its 65th year, its European presence remains as pronounced as ever. But the upcoming edition, which runs August 1 - 12, also contains an unusually large number of features from the U.S. Six American productions will screen in the international competition...

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    Indiewire Announces Eight College-Age Film Critics Selected to Participate in the Locarno Film Festival's Critics Academy

    Earlier this year, Indiewire announced a partnership with the Locarno Film Festival, the Swiss Association of Film Journalists and the Film Society of Lincoln Center to run a workshop for aspiring film critics. Now, we're even more delighted to announce their names.

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    Locarno Film Festival Locks Down Full Lineup; 'Compliance,' ' Starlet' and 'Jack and Diane' in Competition

    The 65th edition of the Locarno Film Festival has announced its full lineup, including the 19 features competing for the Pardo d'oro, 13 of which are screening as world premieres. Highlights in the main competition include Craig Zobel's Sundance shocker "Compliance," Bradley R...

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    Attention College-Age Film Critics: Indiewire, Locarno Film Festival and Film Society of Lincoln Center Could Send You to Switzerland

    This summer, Indiewire is partnering with the Festival del Film Locarno -- aka the Locarno Film Festival -- along with the Swiss Association of Film Journalists and the Film Society of Lincoln Center to run a workshop for aspiring film critics.

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    Locarno to Honor Otto Preminger With a Retrospective

    The Locarno Film Festival (August 1 -11) has chosen to dedicate their annual retrospective this year to Otto Preminger, the Austrian three-time Oscar nominated director best known for his classics "Anatomy of a Murder," "Exodus," "The Cardinal" and "Bunny Lake is M...

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    Locarno Fest Fetes "Back to Stay" & "Best Intentions" in Weekend Awards

    Argentine/Swiss production "Abrir Puertas Y Ventanas" (Back to Stay) won the golden leopard at the Locarno Film Festival over the weekend, capping the ten day event. Japanese director Shinji Aoyama received a special golden leopard in recognition of his career and for his film, "Tokyo Koen," while I...

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