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    Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #2: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' Director Bob Byington

    "Somebody Up There Likes Me," which recently took home the Special Jury Prize at Locarno, is a sometimes-bitter comedy that follows the vicissitudes of love and friendship over the course of several decades of its protagonists' lives. Having charmed audiences and critics alike, director Bob Byington...

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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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    Tribeca Film Likes 'Somebody Up There'

    Tribeca Film has acquired the North American rights to Bob Byington’s SXSW premiere "Somebody Up There Likes Me."

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    The Best Indie Movies of 2012 So Far, According to Criticwire

    With nearly six months of 2012 already gone, Criticwire takes a look back at the films with the highest averages of the year. Some are new favorites and some are holdovers from 2011 festivals, but there a number of 2012 movies that might become more well-known in the months (and years) to come.

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    SXSW Review Capsule: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'

    It's a comedy with a distinct tone and some plot devices that strain the basic laws of nature. But many critics are saying that those choices do much to enhance, rather than distract from solid writing and performances.

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