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After taking home the Palme d'Or and landing an Oscar nomination for his film Amour, director Michael Haneke is heading into some seemingly strange territory for his next project. The film is called Flashmob, and even anyone with fleeting use of the internet has come across this viral phenomenon of large groups of people planning public displays of dancing, cosplaying and more. Film Comment has the latest on the project which is supposed to begin production this summer with a story that Haneke says will explore "the fragile relationship between media and reality." The titular flashmob will bring various characters together. This easily sounds like it has the makings of a romantic comedy like Love Actually or Valentine's Day, but with a director like Haneke behind the camera, we're betting it's anything but that. The project seems to have been percolating since before Amour got off the ground, because in »

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