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    Hungary Announces Karlovy Vary Winner 'The Notebook' as 2014 Foreign Oscar Entry (TRAILER)

    Hungary has chosen "Le Grand Cahier" ("The Notebook"), winner of top prizes at Karlovy Vary earlier this year, as its official entry for the 2014 Foreign-Language Oscar category. Watch the compelling trailer below.

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    Oliver Stone Says New Cut Of 'Alexander' Will Be "Best Version Yet," Criticizes 'Zero Dark Thirty' & 'The Hurt Locker' & Talks 'Pinkville'

    If you hadn't already gathered, Oliver Stone is a stubborn man. This can be a good and not-so-good thing. Confirming what we reported on over a year ago, Oliver Stone discussed his fourth to-be-released cut of "Alexander" at this year's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (along with some of hi...

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    Czech List: The 7 Best Films From The Karlovy Vary Film Festival

    The 48th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) came to a close in the Bohemian town of the same name this weekend, with Hungarian WWII tale "Le Grand Cahier," based on the bestseller "The Notebook" from Agota Kristof, taking the Crystal Globe for best feature.

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    'Grand Cahier,' 'A Field In England' Lead Karlovy Vary Winners

    The 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival came to a close this weekend, with János Szász's "A grand cahier" winning the festival's Grand Prix and Ben Wheatley's "A Field In England" taking the Special Jury Prize.

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Sophie Huber's Documentary 'Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction'

    An enigmatic and perhaps occasionally overly deferential documentary about one of the all-time great character actors, Sophie Huber’s “Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction,” is slow out of the gate, but gently, ever so gently, builds to a thoughtful portrait of a thoughtful man. Stanton, while never l...

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Felix Van Groeningen's Tribeca & Berlin Favorite 'The Broken Circle Breakdown'

    An immaculately observed, desperately moving story of love, loss, and bluegrass music, it's easy to see why Belgian film "The Broken Circle Breakdown" came to the Karlovy Vary Film Festival trailing awards: Best Actress and Best Screenplay from Tribeca and the Audience Award and the Europa Cinemas A...

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    Karlovy Vary Film Festival Award Winners, Oliver Stone Gets Emotional

    At the closing awards ceremony of the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Janos Szasz’s "Le Grand Cahier" (Hungary) took the top prize, the Crystal Globe, which comes with $25,000 to be split by director and producer (Sandor Soth). The film also earned the Europa Cinemas Label. (Full list...

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    Karlovy Vary Awards: Ben Wheatley's 'A Field In England' & 'Bluebird' Among Winners

    ...and so our short sojourn to the 2013 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival draws to a close. Our time here this year was so brief that we feel guilty in not having seen more of the films In Competition, and across the various diverse and always thoughtfully-stocked sidebars, but now that the a...

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    'XL' Leading Man Olafur Darri Olafsson Wins Best Actor at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (TRAILER)

    Now in its 48th year, the Karlovy Vary International in Czech Republic awarded Olafur Darri Olafsson with the Best Actor prize for his performance as a dissolute politician in Marteinn Thorsson's Icelandic drama "XL."

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    Karlovy Vary Review: Berlin Golden Bear Winner 'Child's Pose'

    One of the great pleasures of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, aside from its generally friendly atmosphere, and awesome local tipple Becherovka, is that its timing and the breadth of its selection gives us the chance to catch up with films we, for one reason or another, missed at festivals previousl...

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