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    European Film Awards Winners: Italian Oscar Entry 'The Great Beauty' Takes Home Four (Livestream Video)

    The 26th European Film Awards have completed in Berlin (livestream here). Two foreign Oscar submissions took home awards: Italy's "The Great Beauty" led the field, collecting four prizes, for Best Film, Director (Paolo Sorrentino), Actor (Toni Servillo) and Editor (Cristiano Travaglioli). Veerle Bae...

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    Thomas Vinterberg Directs Mads Mikkelsen in Danish Oscar Entry 'The Hunt' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    "Suddenly this kind, lovely civilized man becomes this uncivilized creature," says "The Hunt" director Thomas Vinterberg.

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    Singapore Oscar Entry 'Ilo Ilo' Nabs Four Golden Horse Awards

    "Ilo Ilo," the Singapore submission for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, just added new awards kudos to its collection of wins. The film took home the Caméra D’Or for best first feature (writer-director Anthony Chen) at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival (it played in Directors Fortnight), Best First Fea...

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    'Broken Circle Breakdown' Leads European Film Award Nominations

    One of the frontrunners for the foreign film Oscar is Belgian entry "Broken Circle Breakdown," which was a breakout hit in Belgium before it won the audience award at Berlin last February. The improbable bluegrass musical romance went on to delight global festival audiences, winning best screenplay...

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    'Applause' Comes to DVD, Knockout Star Paprika Steen Talks Backstage Alcoholism Drama, Denmark vs. America (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Denmark's 2010 festival hit and Oscar submission "Applause" is finally coming out on DVD via Kino Lorber on November 26. Directed by rookie Martin Pieter Zandvliet, "Applause" features a must-see incendiary performance by Paprika Steen as Thea, a recovering alcoholic stage actress playing Martha in ...

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    AFI FEST Reveals New Auteurs and Shorts Selections

    AFI FEST 2013 has made an international selection of films for the New Auteurs and Shorts sections at this year’s festival (November 7 through 14).

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    French Film Festival City of Lights, City of Angels Hits LA in April

    The 18th annual City of Lights, City of Angels (COL*COA) returns to L.A. and the Directors Guild Theater in 2014. A Week of French film premieres will unspool from April 21-18.

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    Israel Academy Picks 'Bethlehem' as Ophir Winner and Foreign Oscar Contender

    The Israeli Academy has voted "Bethlehem," from rookie feature director Yuval Adler, its official entry to the foreign language Oscar, reports Yair Raveh. That's because it won six awards including Best Picture at the Ophir Awards Saturday (as well as Directing, Screenplay, Supporting Actor, Editing...

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    India Snubs Fest Hit 'The Lunchbox,' Submits 'The Good Road' for Oscar

    I was rooting for India to submit Ritesh Batra’s Sony Pictures Classics pick-up "The Lunchbox," a warm Mumbai romance starring Irrfan Khan that cut a swath on the festival circuit from Cannes to Telluride and Toronto.

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    Arthouse Audit: Sundance Hits 'Austenland,' 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' and 'Cutie & the Boxer' Open Soft

    The ongoing success of several late-summer hits plus serious competition from "The Butler" this weekend contributed to the disappointing results for three new entries. Over July and August, four Sundance 2013 releases opened strongly with two breakouts: "The Way, Way Back" and "Fruitvale Station." B...

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