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In 1991, Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho and its central performance by River Phoenix had an enormous cultural impact, not least on a budding young actor named James Franco. Now Franco, following his celebrated performance in Van Sant’s Milk, returns the favour. As part of his ongoing visual-art practice, he has collaborated with  [ Read More ]

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  Exploding talent in the last years with success like “Howl”, “Milk”, “Pineapple Express” and the latest “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, 33 years old James Franco reveals the intimate need to disclose his ideas, disturbances and interests, through cinema and art. At 360°. According to this it can be easy to understand  [ Read More ]

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From http://www.festival-cannes.com : Gus Van Sant opens Un Certain Regard with a movie dedicated to youth and love. Restless is the fifth feature film by the US film-maker to appear in the Official Selection. His movie Elephant won the Palme d’or in 2003. His new film relates a tale of young love that is graceful  [ Read More ]

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All photo courtesy: AIR, Art International Radio and the Clocktower Gallery, 2011       In June 2010 at Berlin Clocktower Gallery, and on February 12, 2011, at Peres Projects (Berlin), it was presented “The Dangerous Book For Boys” exhibition, released with actor James Franco’ works from experimental films to drawings and photographs, exploring themes of chilhood and  [ Read More ]

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And, in the end, like every year, the Oscars went to: Best Picture: The King’s Speech Best Actor: Colin Firth Best Actress: Natalie Portman Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo Best Director: Tom Hopper – The King’s Speech Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 3 Animated Short Film: The Lost Thing Art  [ Read More ]

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From the last poem written by the genius of Hart Crane (1899-1932), “The Broken Tower”, will come the title of an Hollywood movie, based on the adaptation by Paul L. Mariani, as a biopic of the poet himself, who gained popularity with his Brooklyn-Bridge inspired “The Bridge”. The movie will mention the Oscar-nominated actor Michael  [ Read More ]

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"This must be the place" - by Paolo Sorrentino, featuring Sean Penn

The Festival’s Business Street and its “cases”: Sorrentino, The American and The Tourist   Paolo Sorrentino’s new film, This Must Be the Place featuring Sean Penn, is one of the production “cases” which will be examined during the workshop organized by Anica in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Ice, within the section of  [ Read More ]

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