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    Fatih Akin Explains Why He Pulled 'The Cut' From Cannes & How It's Influenced By Terrence Malick & Martin Scorsese

    The Venice Film Festival kicks off tomorrow, and among our 10 Most Anticipated Films of the fest is Fatih Akin's "The Cut," but it's arriving on the Lido with a bit of baggage. Earlier this year, a minor stir resulted when the filmmaker pulled his movie from the Cannes Film Festival citing "personal...

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    The Playlist's 10 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2014 Venice Film Festival

    Last week we ran down our 20 Most Anticipated Films of the fall season, excluding those that only have festival berths planned and no wider releases as yet. But this week, the Venice Film Festival kicks off, initiating the first phase of the fall festival season, which runs into the tiny but mighty ...

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    Watch: Exclusive Trailer for Fatih Akin's Intense 'The Cut', To Screen at Venice

    After a five year hiatus from narrative filmmaking, German filmmaker Fatih Akin returns with "The Cut" -- a dark survival drama set in the midst of the Armenian Genocide.

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    Venice Trailer: Fatih Akin's 'The Cut' Starring Tahar Rahim Plus Official Synopsis And First Images

    Some slight waves were made earlier this year when Fatih Akin pulled his forthcoming "The Cut" from the Cannes Film Festival citing "personal reasons." So we figured the movie would wind up somewhere else on the 2014 fall festival slate, and indeed, it's now at Venice and the first trailer has arriv...

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    Director Fatih Akin Pulls 'The Cut' Starring Tahar Rahim From The Cannes Film Festival

    In our Cannes Film Festival predictions, we were feeling pretty good about Fatih Akin's "The Cut" making the lineup. He's already a fave at the fest, winning the screenplay prize in 2007 for “The Edge of Heaven,” and just last year he was on the ground with his documentary “Polluting Paradise.” And ...

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    Fatih Akin Says Tahar Rahim Goes Charlie Chaplin/Sergio Leone-Style Silent In His Upcoming 'The Cut'

    Nearly a year ago, word first dropped that director Fatih Akin would be teaming up with Tahar Rahim for "The Cut." There weren't many details at the time, except that the film would cap off the filmmaker's "love, death and the devil" trilogy started with "Head-On" and followed by "The Edge Of Heaven...

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    'A Prophet' Star Tahar Rahim To Star In Fatih Akin's Next 'The Cut'

    When your major debut thrusts you into the limelight the way that Tahar Rahim's turn in "A Prophet" did, it'd be easy to take the first big paycheck that comes along and run with it. But aside from his warrior in "The Eagle" (which, while it didn't turn out so well, a...

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