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CLOONEY FILM TO OPEN VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

July 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

George Clooney’s political thriller The Ides of March has been selected to open the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 31, organizers said today (Thursday). Clooney directed the film and stars in it with Ryan Gosling. Some 22 films will be presented in competition, including Roman Polanski’s Carnage, starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and […]

SWISS REFUSE TO EXTRADITE POLANSKI

July 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Director Roman Polanski was released from all “freedom restricting measures” today (Monday) following a decision by Swiss authorities to refuse to extradite him to the United States. He is wanted in California on fugitive charges after failing to appear for sentencing in 1977 on charges of having had sex with a 13-year-old girl. A statement […]