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    Watch: 2 New Clips From Sundance & Cannes Thriller 'We Are What We Are'

    In spite of carrying the stigma of being an American remake of a foreign film, director Jim Mickle’s "We Are What We Are" received some positive buzz when it debuted at Sundance earlier this year. Since then, we haven’t seen very much of the film, which has been rather disappointing. However, now th...

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    Films By Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lynne Ramsay & More Slated For Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

    Well, here's one name we didn't expect to figure so prominently at Cannes this year -- Alejandro Jodorowksy. The 84-year-old director will not only have his first feature in over twenty years unveiled, but he will also be the subject of a documentary that is sure to get cinephiles very, very excited...

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    Sundance 2013: Entertainment One Invites 'We Are What We Are' Into the Family

    Canada-based distributor Entertainment One has closed a deal to take U.S. rights to “We Are What We Are,” a creepy Park City at Midnight selection of the Sundance Film Festival. One source puts the sale in the low-seven-figures range. EOne plans a theatrical release later this year.

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    Mia Wasikowska Makes 'Tracks'; Hilary Swank Goes HBO With 'Mary And Martha'; Rupert Grint Rocks 'CBGB' & More

    Mia Wasikowska has signed on to star in John Curran’s (“The Painted Veil”) new indie “Tracks.” The film will tell the true story of a young woman named Robyn Davidson who traveled 1678 miles through the Australian desert in 1987. It’s an Australian production and will be based on Davidson’s memoirs ...

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    Riley Keough To Lead Jim Mickle's Remake Of Mexican Cannibalism Horror Pic 'We Are What We Are'

    Other than when the supernatural is involved, cannibalism isn't a subject regularly explored on screen but it was the basis for the story behind Mexican director Jorge Michel Grau's acclaimed 2010 Cannes entry "Somo Lo Que Hay" (translated as "We Are What We Are"). The fi...

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    'Stake Land' Helmer Jim Mickle To Direct English-Language Remake Of Acclaimed Mexican Horror 'We Are What We Are'

    You may not have seen it (too few did), but Mexican cannibal tale "We Are What We Are" is one of our favorite horror flicks of the last few years. Following a family of flesh-eaters struggling to cope after their patriarch disappears, it was a darkly comic, gruesome tale with more socio-po...

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    Interview: Jorge Michel Grau Talks 'We Are What We Are'

    The New York Film Festival generally isn't known for featuring horror films, but they made an exception in 2010 with Jorge Michel Grau's "We Are What We Are." Though the film was billed as "the Mexican cannibal movie," first-time feature director Grau goes far beyond genre conventions to craft a story that paints a haunting -- and quite unflattering -- picture of his home country. When the patriarch of a cannibalistic family dies, his son is forced to take up his father's murderous mantel, revealing fractures in both family dynamics and in the Mexican social structure. During the festival, we sat down with Grau to discuss his film, which we r...

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