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Ulliel Turned Down Hannibal Lecter Role

6th February 2007

French actor GASPARD ULLIEL initially turned down his breakthrough role in HANNIBAL RISING, because he was terrified of following in SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS' footsteps. The A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT heart-throb only accepted the part after...

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Cache Is The Big Winner At European Film Awards

4th December 2005

French movie CACHE (HIDDEN) grabbed a trio of top gongs at the European Film Awards in Berlin, Germany, yesterday (03DEC05). Cache film-maker MICHAEL HANEKE was named Best Director, the thriller's male lead DANIEL AUTEUIL...

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French Movies Lead European Film Awards Nominations

7th November 2005

Acclaimed French film CACHE (HIDDEN) is favourite to be the big winner at next month's (DEC05) European Film Awards after scooping seven nominations. Oscar-winning beauty JULIETTE BINOCHE is up for the Best Actress gong...

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Coppola's Translation Wins At France's Film Awards

27th February 2005

LOST IN TRANSLATION has picked up the Best Foreign feature at this year's (05) prestigious CESAR awards - the French equivalent to the OSCARS. The SOFIA COPPOLA-directed romantic drama about two American strangers staying...

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Director Jeunet Worries His Film Is Too Violent

10th February 2005

French director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET shunned anxieties over his violent portrayal of World War I in A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT, because he was determined to present a realistic depiction of the conflict. Jeunet was concerned...

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The Aviator Leads Bafta Nominations

17th January 2005

Hollywood blockbuster THE AVIATOR has been nominated for 14 BAFTA awards, including nods in the Best Film and Best Director categories. The Aviator is up against ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, FINDING NEVERLAND,...

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Jeunet Blasts Court For Ruling His Film Isn't French Enough

2nd December 2004

LATEST: Director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET has reacted in fury to a Paris court's ruling his new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) does not qualify for French funding. The AMELIE movie-maker's...

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Court Rules Jeunet's Film 'Not French Enough'

29th November 2004

LATEST: A Paris court has ruled JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET's new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) is not French enough to qualify for funding from the country's film agency. The AMELIE...

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Director Defends Tautou Film

12th November 2004

LATEST: Director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET has leapt to the defence of his AUDREY TAUTOU-starring movie, slamming the French Government for threatening to withdraw funding because it hasn't been deemed 'French enough'. Film makers of UN...

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Foster In Talks With Jeunet

24th June 2003

Hollywood superstar JODIE FOSTER is in talks to star in an upcoming project by AMELIE director JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET. If the deal goes ahead, Foster will have an uncredited part in UN LONG DIMANCHE DE...

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Amelie Team Reunite

18th April 2003

AMELIE duo AUDREY TATOU and JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET are to team up again for the adaptation of bestselling novel A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT. Jeunet thrilled film fans in 2001 when he directed then newcomer Tatou...

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