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“Snow Cake” and “Red Road” Bookend Vail Film Festival

"Snow Cake" and "Red Road" Bookend Vail Film Festival

The 2007 Vail Film Festival opened Thursday evening with Marc EvansBerlinale ’06 competition drama “Snow Cake,” starring Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver about a friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident. Cannes jury-prize winner “Red Road,” by Andrea Arnold will close the festival Saturday. Other Vail highlights include Judd Apatow‘s “Knocked Up,” “Two Tickets to Paradise” by D.B Sweeney and Braham Turner‘s “Daydreamer.” We are very proud and excited by this year’s line-up of stellar films,” commented festival co-founder Sean Cross in a statement. “This year’s festival promises to be extremely entertaining for film lovers and filmmakers alike, with many of the actors and filmmakers coming out to present their films and take part in special industry events, panels and discussions.” For more information and a full line up of the festival’s roster, visit the Vail website. [Brian Brooks]

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