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    Amplify Acquires the Terrence Malick-Produced 'The Better Angels'

    After making its way through the festival circuit (Sundance, Berlin and more), the US rights to A.J. Edwards' "The Better Angels" have been picked up by Amplify. The black-and-white narrative about Abraham Lincoln's childhood was produced by Terrence Malick and stars Diane Kruger.

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    Joel Kinnaman Says He Shot One Day On 'Knight Of Cups' And Had A 17-Page Monologue

    Just like the start of the past few years, we wonder if in the months ahead we'll see the latest from Terrence Malick, who is currently sitting on two films; an untitled Austin music scene set movie, and "Knight Of Cups." Will they screen at Cannes or perhaps be split up and hit a couple of differen...

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    Watch: New Teaser Trailer For Terrence Malick Produced Abraham Lincoln Biopic 'The Better Angels'

    It may look, sound and feel like a Terrence Malick film, but aside from a producer credit, the upcoming "The Better Angels" is actually the work of editor and second unit director-turned-writer/director A.J. Edwards. But certainly, after logging time on "The New World," "The Tree of Life" and "To th...

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    Terrence Malick's Disciple Flies With His Own Wings: A.J. Edwards on His Sundance Drama 'The Better Angels'

    Greatly experienced at wearing many hats for most of the recent Terrence Malick projects, debutant director A.J. Edwards recently premiered his own first feature at the Sundance Film Festival. Starring Jason Clarke, Brit Marling, and Diane Kruger, his film "The Better Angels" is an ethereal retelli...

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    Sundance Review: Terrence Malick Produced ‘The Better Angels’ Starring Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger & Brit Marling

    Working closely under the tutelage of Terrence Malick for several years now, editor and second-unit director turned writer/director A.J. Edwards (who has worked on "The New World," "The Tree of Life" and "To the Wonder"), might have been better advised to get out from under the shadow of his mentor ...

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    Watch: Abe Lincoln Works The Fields In New Clip From Terrence Malick Produced Sundance Film 'The Better Angels'

    Park City is slowly filling with celebs, journalists, photographers and more for the Sundance Film Festival, where over the next week or so, some of the year's buzziest films will make their debut. And one that is already gaining attention is "The Better Angels," because of two words associated with...

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    Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #37: A.J. Edwards Retells the Story of Lincoln's Childhood in 'The Better Angels'

    Born in California and raised in Texas, A.J. Edwards comes from a background of editing and directing second-unit on Terrence Malick films. His projects include "The New World," "Tree of Life," "To the Wonder," and the upcoming "Knight of Cups." Edwards' first feature film will premiere at Sundance ...

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    Exclusive: Clip From Terrence Malick Produced Sundance Film 'The Better Angels' Sees A Great Future For Abe Lincoln

    While Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" showed us the president as an already great man striving to do good in a country divided by war and race, the forthcoming Sundance drama "The Better Angels" will look at the events that turned him into one of the most iconic leaders in American history. And under t...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer & New Poster For Terrence Malick-Produced 'The Better Angels'

    Oh, the irony. While Terrence Malick's two in-the-works features are some of our Most Anticipated Films Of 2014, it's actually a movie he produced, "The Better Angels," that will be coming first. And by the looks of the first footage, even though he didn't direct it, he might as well have.

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    First Look: Diane Kruger & Jason Clarke In Terrence Malick-Produced, Black-And-White Lincoln Biopic 'The Better Angels'

    While "Knight Of Cups" and "Untitled Music Scene Movie That Probably Won't Have Christian Bale In It Anymore" are still out in the wild, waiting to be completed, for those aching for some more Terrence Malick, this one affiliated project that will get your 2014 off to a happy start.

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