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    Oscar-Winning Editor and Zurich Film Fest Judge Pietro Scalia Dishes on 'Prometheus,' 'Gladiator' and Winning Robin Williams His Oscar

    Two-time Academy Award-winner Pietro Scalia, the editor best known as Ridley Scott's right-hand man on "Gladiator," "Prometheus," "Black Hawk Down" and many others, is planted in the Swiss city of Zurich for the week to fulfill his duties as a member of the annual film festival's international jury.

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    Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon Reveal What Bothers Them About the Oscars at the Zurich Film Festival

    Ever since first premiering at Sundance earlier this year, Nicholas Jarecki's acclaimed financial thriller "Arbitrage" has been courting Oscar buzz for Richard Gere's commanding performance as a shady hedge fund titan. It was therefore a given that Gere and his co-star in the film, Susan Sarandon, w...

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    Emotional Love and Modern Tragedy: 8 Insights From Oscar-Winning Iranian Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi at the Zurich Film Fest

    The Academy Award-winning writer-director of "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi, dropped by Zurich over the weekend to take part in the first Master Class of the city's eighth annual film festival. (Upcoming participants include "Ocean's Eleven" producer Jerry Weintraub, "Cloud Atlas" co-writer-co-direc...

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    Oliver Stone on the Drug War 'Farce,' Supporting Ron Paul and Zurich's 'Babes': His 8 Best Quotes From the Zurich Film Festival

    The presence of Oliver Stone at a festival opening all but guarantees a quoteworthy time. So the Zurich Film Festival clearly knew what they were getting when they invited the Academy Award-winning director to attend for a third time to kick off their eighth edition with the European premiere of his...

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    'I Don't Believe in Regrets': John Travolta Opens Up at Zurich Film Fest, Hints at Playing Vince Lombardi in Upcoming Biopic

    Thursday night, Oliver Stone kicked off the 2012 Zurich Film Festival with his latest thriller "Savages," but all eyes were on the film's sole star in attendance, John Travolta, this year's recipient of the Golden Eye, the festival's lifetime achievement award.

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    Zurich Film Festival Unveils Official Lineup: "Amour," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Dans La Maison" Set to Screen

    The 8th annual Zurich Film Festival (running September 20-30 this year) has officially released its lineup, with Ben Zeitlin's hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me" and Sundance documentary favorite "The Imposter" all ...

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    Zurich Film Festival to Pay Tribute to 'Cloud Atlas' Co-Director Tom Tykwer, Richard Gere and John Travolta

    German filmmaker Tom Tykwer, whose big-budget epic "Cloud Atlas" (co-directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski) premieres in Toronto in a matter of days, will receive a tribute at this year's Zurich Film Festival with a special ceremony and retrospective. Previous honorees have included Milo...

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