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Montreal's Festival du nouveau cinéma Reveals Its Line-Up

Today, Montreal's Festival du nouveau cinéma (Fnc), which will take place between October 12 to 23. Here's the complete line-up of feature films according to the press release we received.

Opening and closing

The 40th edition of the Fnc kicks off on Wednesday, October 12, with Declaration of War by Valérie Donzelli (France) at Cinéma Impérial (Centre Sandra & Leo Kolber, Salle Lucie & André Chagnon). This critically-acclaimed second feature by Valérie Donzelli (The Queen of Hearts) tells the love story of Roméo and Juliette who are battling to save their sick child. The director and her producer Edouard Weil will be in attendance.

Ten days later, on Saturday, October 22, Monsieur Lazhar (Quebec/Canada) by Philippe Falardeau will close the Festival. Selected to represent Canada at the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film, Monsieur Lahzar shows the efforts of an Algerian schoolteacher to help his Grade 6 students come to terms with their teacher’s death.
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The Festival du nouveau cinéma at 40 …like a vintage ruby-red wine, announces their 2011 line-up

I will soon post a list of films I have already seen that I highly recommend as well as a list of my most anticipated films screening at this year’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema. For now here is the press release from the festival. Make sure you read carefully because there are a ton of great films to check out.

Montreal, Tuesday September 27, 2011– Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma will be celebrating its 40th edition from October 12 to 23. For the past 40 years, Canada’s oldest film festival has offered film buffs a selection of the year’s most exciting new films — a bold lineup with plenty of whimsical and surprising elements, but one that also turns its lens on social realities and the evolution of film and new technologies. Over the course of this year’s 11-day Festival, audiences of all ages can take in features and shorts, fiction films and documentaries,
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This Ecstasy Trailer Shows What Can Go Wrong with Party Drugs

From the man without a last name comes the urban thriller Ecstasy. This is an anti-drug film, as suggested by the trailer. Drug deaths, sexual assault, and misfortune all lead to destruction in the first trailer for Lux's Ecstasy, which is quite graphic. Ecstasy was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington. The film is currently available through digital-on-demand and Ecstasy stars Charlie Bewley (Eclipse), Elisa King ("Psych"), and Christy Andersen. More details are below.

The synopsis for Ecstasy is here:

"In a college community, four teenage school girls find escape in a mysterious new party drug that brings them to new heights. A mother tries in vain to stop her daughters as she watches them become addicted and lose control, and all the girls begin to be haunted by the withdrawals, which makes all their fears, guilt and demons become real" (Ecstasy).

Director: Lux.

Writers: Lux, Raymond H. Law,
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'Twilight' star Charlie Bewley appears in 'Slightly Single in L.A.' trailer

'Twilight' star Charlie Bewley appears in 'Slightly Single in L.A.' trailer
Before Charlie Bewley was cast as "Demetri" in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, he was just finishing up Vancouver Film School, and he had few credits to his name aside from a couple of film school shorts ("Stuffed" and "Robotron"). Now, he's scoring roles that take him Sundance (Like Crazy).The latest from Bewley is a cameo in Slightly Single In L.A., and you can see a snippet of him in the trailer (attached).Given the context of his appearance and the dialogue given in the video, Bewley's character, Hayden, is obviously not the hero of the story in this film.He's got a couple of other new projects under way as well, per IMDb, called The Outback (an animated film) and The First Ride Of Wyatt Earp; and he's completed working on Soldiers Of Fortune and Ecstasy (the trailer …
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Charlie Bewley talks 'Twilight' fans, future projects

Charlie Bewley talks 'Twilight' fans, future projects
Before becoming "Demetri" for the Twilight series, Charlie Bewley hadn't had a lot of experience in the film world, but The Twilight Saga: New Moon and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse have helped Bewley garner not only a passionate fanbase but also a few new forthcoming projects.

Speaking to Pique, he talked about Twilight fans on Twitter, saying "They're like really protective of me! If anyone kind of has a go at me on Twitter, they're in there and they just rip to pieces whoever it was ... Aside from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Bewley also has a couple of other projects lined up, it seems, including Ecstasy (self-explanatory), Soldiers Of Fortune (with Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames and Dominic Moynahan), and Like Crazy ("another independen ..
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Beyond “Eclipse” – What’s next for the “Twilight Saga” cast?

Though Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and the rest of “The Twilight Saga” cast are best known for their “Twilight” roles, most of the actors in the Saga have more brewing during and after “Twilight”. After researching multiple sources, below is a thorough list of upcoming projects that the actors are involved with or pursuing. ( If you’ve heard differently, or have something to add, please add a note in the comments. )

So, if you’re wondering what on earth you’re going to do once you’ve seen “Eclipse” for the 17th time, you have these other films to look forward to!

Authors Note: “Breaking Dawn” is not greenlit. Therefore, any reference to “Breaking Dawn” is speculation at this point.

Kristen Stewart:

K-11: Though this movie is receiving funding, it might not start filming this year between Kristen’s schedule and the loss of Nikki Reed
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