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Reuters: “The Queen,” “Bobby” lead race for Venice awards

Reuters: "The Queen," "Bobby" lead race for Venice awards

Stephen Frears‘ “The Queen” is the critics’ favourite to take the best picture award at the Venice Film Festival this year, with Emilio Estevez‘s star-packed “Bobby” leading a strong chasing pack. Queen Elizabeth is played by Helen Mirren, also seen as a frontrunner for the best actress category when the world’s oldest film festival hands out the prizes late on Saturday and winds up an 11-day movie marathon. Reuters reports.

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