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Sony Classics Sets December Release for Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Julieta’

8 August 2016 5:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures Classics has set a Dec. 21 release in the U.S. for Pedro Almodovar’s “Julieta,” starring Adriana Ugarte, Emma Suárez and Rossy de Palma.

The film, which debuted in Spain in April and screened at Cannes in May, was acquired in June, 2015, by Sony Classics when its title was “Silencio.” Based on the stories of author Alice Munro, “Julieta” is about a mother’s struggle to survive uncertainty.

Suárez and Ugarte play older and younger versions of the film’s protagonist, Julieta, between the years 1985 and 2015. “Silencio” is Almodóvar’s 20th feature film and the ninth movie by him handled by Sony Classics, which include “I’m So Excited,” “Bad Education,” “Volver,” “Broken Embraces,” “The Skin I Live In,” “All About My Mother,” “Talk to Her” and “The Flower of My Secret.”

Peter Debruge wrote in his review for Variety: “Almodovar has constructed an extremely unconventional mystery, one »

- Dave McNary

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New Pedro Almodóvar Film ‘Julieta’ Gets Release Date; Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rest of Library

8 August 2016 3:32 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sony Pictures Classics has set a Dec. 21 theater release for Pedro Almodóvar’s 20th film “Julieta,” and acquired the remainder of his film library. The new acquisitions include “Pepi, Luci, Bom;” “Labyrinth of Passion;” “Dark Habits;” “What Have I Done to Deserve This?;” “High Heels” and “Kika.” The full library also includes “Matador,” “Law of Desire,” “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” “The Flower of My Secret,” “Live Flesh,” “All About My Mother,” “Talk to Her,” “Bad Education,” “Volver,” “Broken Embraces,” “I’m So Excited!” and “The Skin I Live In.” “Julieta” premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. »

- J. Clara Chan

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James Gray’s “The Lost City of Z” will close the 2016 New York Film Festival

3 August 2016 11:47 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Just a few short hours ago today, the Closing Night selection for the New York Film Festival was announced. This year, it will be James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, a long brewing passion project of his. As a pretty big fan of Gray, one who thinks Two Lovers is a near masterpiece and criminally underrated, as well as a fan of his prior movie The Immigrant as well, this is exciting news. Not only is Nyff getting another high profile awards contender, it’s a boost of confidence for a flick that I wasn’t sure would be able to find a place in the Oscar season. The fest certainly has changed that around, to one degree or another. The film, telling the tale of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett, who ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization in 1925 and never returned, was »

- Joey Magidson

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Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem Join The Asghar Farhadi Avengers

26 May 2016 6:45 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

After scooping up Best Screenplay and Best Actor honors for The Salesman at the Cannes Film Festival, Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi has swiftly landed two more international prizes for his next film: Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem. The Oscar-winning couple reuniting onsceen is only the half of it; as previously announced last year, they join producers Pedro and Agustín Almodóvar for Farhadi’s first Spanish-language project. If you place the emphasis on the first word in “cinematic universe,” this is the sort of continent-crossing collaboration of which one dreams. As the superheroes behind A Separation, Volver, No Country for Old MenAll About My Mother, and Wild Tales coalesce and move towards production, we can’t wait to see what kind of direction they take the project.

While Cruz, Bardem, and the brothers Almodóvar have all collaborated with one another in some form before – recently, Broken EmbracesVicky Cristina Barcelona; not so recently, »

- Daniel Crooke

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Cannes archives: Jacques Audiard tops Screen's Jury Grid 2009

1 May 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ahead of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Screen looks back at the hits and misses of 2009 according to our jury of critics.

Screen’s jury of international critics has long been a strong diviner as to what will win the top prizes at the Cannes Film Festival – and 2009 was no different.

Topping the grid was Jacques Audiard’s crime drama A Prophet, starring then newcomer Tahar Rahim, which scored an impressive 3.4 out of 4 and went on to win to the festival’s Grand Prix.

The winner of the coveted Palme d’Or was Michael Haneke’s chilling pre-war drama The White Ribbon, which came a close joint second on the grid with 3.3 alongside Jane Campion’s period romance Bright Star.

While the Palme d’Or alluded Audiard in 2009, the French filmmaker returned in 2015 with Dheepan and picked up the festival’s top prize.

The 2009 line-up also featured a divisively generous portion of violence courtesy of [link »

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Chus Lampreave (1930-2016)

4 April 2016 6:24 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Almodóvar aficionados, like you and I, have been dreading this day. But every great movie face eventually only still flickers on screens and in our memories. The great Chus Lampreave, so memorable in so many Pedro Almodóvar movies, has died at 85 years of age. She had been home bound recently in Almería.

Her film career began when Pedro was just a pre-teen. She was given her first acting job by the director Jaime de Armiñán. Like many directors after him, he worked with her repeatedly, including in the Oscar nominated film My Dearest Senorita (1972). She came to international fame via her relationship with Pedro Almodóvar though. She joined his troupe early on as one of his subversive nuns in Dark Habits (1983). She was always easy to spot with those coke bottle glasses, that tiny frame and inimitable voice. Dark Habits was the first of eight collaborations with Pedro over the »

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