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    Colombia Leads the Latin American Contingent in Cannes

    Colombia had three films in the various sections of Cannes this year. And the Colombian producers, Diana Bustamente and Jorge Forero of Burning Blue, produced two of them along with Thierry Lenouvel’s Cine-Sud. La Sirga (Directors Fortnight) was just picked up for U.S. by Film Movement and La Playa...

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    Coproductions with Canada Total Budgets Climb to Over $1 Billion in the Last Five Years

    An Outstanding year for Canadian coproduction at the 65th Cannes Film Festival with Cosmopolis (ISA: Kinology), Laurence Anyways (ISA: MK2) and Hors les murs (Beyond the Walls) (ISA: Films Boutique).

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    The Amazing Race: Which Films Came Out Of Cannes As Potential Oscar Contenders?

    Gosh, it feels like only yesterday we were talking about the 2011 Oscar season, with films like "The Artist," "Hugo," "The Descendants," "The Help" and "Moneyball" jostling for position in the chase for little gold statues. And that's because, well, it basically was yesterday: we're only a little ov...

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    5 Surprising & Controversial Cannes Film Festival Winners From Years Gone By

    As much as people have quibbles with (much more democratically voted on) awards like the Oscars, the decisions by juries at film festivals tend to be even more contentious. Usually drawn from practitioners, actors, with a few other curious participants in there as well, jurors often come in with the...

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    Which Stars Came Out Ahead at Cannes? Who Should Have Stayed Home? From Pitt, Kidman & Mikkelsen to Hardy, Cotillard, Pattinson & Stewart

    Cannes can have a huge impact on careers--as the world media watches. That walk up the red carpet can be dazzling for talent, but boos and reviews can be deadly, too. Ask Lee Daniels, who had to pull out the race card to explain the devastating pans for "The Paperboy," which Avi Lerner's Millennium ...

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    Watch Good-Looking Trailer For Afro-Colombian Cannes 2012 Coming Of Age Entry "La Playa D.C."

    A film we totally missed in our Cannes 2012 coverage, and certainly deserved our attention...

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    Watch 3 Clips From Moroccan Director Nabil Ayouch's Cannes 2012 Entry "God's Horses"

    Watch 3 Clips From Moroccan Director Nabil Ayouch's Cannes 2012 Entry "God's Horses"

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    Sony Pictures Classics Sets December 19 Date for Cannes Winner "Amour," Signals Oscar Chase

    The big question coming out of Cannes is whether Sony Pictures Classics can push Michael's Haneke's somber end-of-life Palme d'Or winner "Amour" all the way to major category Oscar nominations beyond best foreign film.

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    5 Breakout Performers & Directors From The 2012 Cannes Film Festival

    One of the greatest things about film festivals, one of the things that gets you through the worst films, the lack of sleep, and the terrible B.O. of your fellow moviegoers, is the chance to discover new talent. You'll see absolute newcomers blast off into the stratosphere, or relatively well-known ...

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