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Watch: Based on a True Story Hostage Thriller 'The Assault' Trailer

Whoa! Screen Media Films has released an official Us trailer (in HD via Apple) for their action thriller The Assault, a based-on-a-true-story thriller about the Air France hijacking in 1994, and the elite Swat team (in France, the Gign) called in to storm the plane and rescue the passengers. Those who've seen it says it uses "United 93's faux-verite style" and it certainly has a bit of that feel, but with an extra look at the people behind the Gign team and the politics of it. This still looks intense, and it even looks like they matched action inside the plane with archival footage of the actual event. Chilling. Check out the trailer in full below! Watch the official Us trailer for Julien Leclercq's The Assault, in high definition from Apple: An action packed thriller, Julien Leclercq's The Assault, originally L'assaut in French, is the gripping true story
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Key Players in the 2011 Cannes Market: Elle Driver

The French Sales Agent with the coolest name on the Croisette might not have anything playing in the different sections but they got a good chunk of items I easily see playing at Locarno, Tiff and Venice. At the top of their charts, I'm actually keen on seeing the tale of the first vibrator with Maggie Gyllenhaal. Hysteria is labeled as in production. From Israel we have Eran Riklis' next in Playoff also on our radar. Here's the Elle Driver slate for 2011: Bunker by Andres Baiz - Production Hysteria by Tanya Wexler - Production Hut In The Woods by Hans Weingartner - Post-Production Love The Boat by Pascale Pouzadoux - Completed My Sweet Orange Tree (Meu PÉ De Laranja Lima) by Marcos Bernstein - Production New Kids Turbo by Flip Van Den Kuil - Completed Omar Killed Me by Roschdy Zem - Completed Painless by Juan Carlos Medina
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2011 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup Announced

2011 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup Announced
The Tribeca Film Festival (Tff), presented by American Express, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight and Cinemania sections, as well as Special Screenings and the Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival lineup. The 10th edition of the Festival will take place from April 20 to May 1 in lower Manhattan.

"Now that the majority of the program has been announced I believe you will see the rich variety and quality of the films and talent that we are presenting at Tribeca this year," said David Kwok, Director of Programming. "The program is about both discovery and showcasing a broad range of filmmaking to our eclectic and diverse audiences who are passionate about film."

"This year's Spotlight is a mixture of carefully selected festival favorites from around the globe, highly anticipated releases, a number of new works by high profile filmmakers and films with subjects of special note," said Genna Terranova,
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