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    NYFF: James Gray Almost Appeared In Wes Anderson’s ‘The Life Aquatic,’ Talks ‘The Immigrant' With Joaquin Phoenix

    The highlight of the New York Film Festival post-screening Q&A for “The Immigrant," director James Gray's long-awaited period film, was the unlikely and rare appearance of the notoriously evasive Joaquin Phoenix. And while the press shy actor nearly stole the show from his entertaining director, fun...

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    NYFF '13: James Gray on 'The Immigrant,' Film Versus Digital, and His Short-Lived Acting Career

    James Gray is a director that has remained somewhat under the radar on the American cinematic front for the past decade-and-a-half, making films that draw considerable talent and have illustrious competition slots at Cannes that never quite manage to garner the same level of attention or acclaim sta...

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    NYFF: James Gray Talks Writing For Marion Cotillard & The Cinematic Influences Of ‘The Immigrant’

    ​On the surface, filmmaker James Gray’s fifth film, “The Immigrant,” is steeped in the tradition of the director’s chief preoccupations—social class, the nature of tragic characters, stories set in New York City and the immigrant experience (his autobiographically-influenced 1994 debut, “Little Odes...

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    New York Film Festival: 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Nebraska,' 'The Immigrant' & More Round Out 2013 Slate

    So, for folks wondering where Cannes movies like the Coen Brothers "Inside Llewyn Davis," Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," James Gray's "The Immigrant" and Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" were going to land on the fall festival circuit, they're going to New York City.

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    The Weinstein Company Facing Early, Unforeseen Issues in Oscar Campaigns for 'Fruitvale Station,' 'The Butler' and More

    It may only be July. The Oscars may still be seven months away, and the heat of the race won't really hit until November. It may seem too early to be thinking about the Dolby Theater, black tuxedos, and brilliant ball gowns — but someone has to. Right now, that someone is Harvey Weinstein. The peren...

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    James Gray On 'The Immigrant,' 'The Gray Man,' 'The Lost City Of Z' And More

    Last week, we ran an excerpt from our Cannes Film Festival interview with director James Gray in which he spoke at length about his upcoming sci-fi project. But of course the reason he was there, and the reason we were talking at all, was to present his new film, “The Immigrant,” which premiered in ...

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    How Will Cannes Films Like 'Inside Llewyn Davis' & 'Only God Forgives' Fare During Oscar Season?

    While it's a more diverse celebration of film of all kinds, few could argue that Cannes hasn't provided a major launching pad for awards movies over the years. From "No Country For Old Men" and "Inglourious Basterds" to "The Artist," "Midnight In Paris," "Amour" and "Beasts Of The Southern Wild," ba...

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    James Gray Feels "Embarrassed" For Critics For Complaining 'The Immigrant' Is Too Slow

    "The boos are the cost of being lucky. But they're still hard to hear," director James Gray recently told the LA Times about the reception he received in Cannes for 2008's "Two Lovers." But the filmmaker returned to the south of France last week to premiere his latest, "The Immigrant," where he's ki...

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    'The Immigrant' Director James Gray Tells His Cannes Critics To 'Go F*** Themselves' and Explains His Deeply Personal Connection to the Film

    Labeled "the most divisive film in Cannes competition" by Indiewire's Eric Kohn, James Gray's Marion Cotillard-starring period drama "The Immigrant" was among one of the most anticipated and ultimately debated films to play at the recently wrapped festival. Beloved by many for what Kohn described as...

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