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Sydney Film Festival – Day One

Sydney Film Festival – Day One. By Simon Miraudo. “Just a small town girl, living in a lonely world.” It’s a tale as old as time itself, or at least since Journey released Don’t Stop Believing in 1981. Replace ‘girl’ with boy, ‘small town’ with Perth, and ‘world’ with Sydney, and you have an idea […]

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The 2011 Sydney Film Festival line-up revealed

The complete lineup of flicks playing at this year’s Sydney Film Festival has been revealed, with Joe Wright’s Hanna announced as the opening night film. Mike Mills’ Beginners will close the fest. Two Cannes-bound Aussie movies – Julia Leigh’s Sleeping Beauty and Ivan Sen’s Toomelah – will screen in the festival’s official competition. They will compete […]

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Trailer Debut: Hanna

Raised on anger and seclusion in the middle of a Finnish forest by father Erik Heller (Eric Bana), fourteen-year-old Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) is an isolated killing machine. Set upon fulfilling her father’s vendetta against CIA operative Marissa Wiegler (Cate Blanchett), it seems the seclusion, at least, is about to change. Icy and dramatic and, by […]

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