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Venice Film Festival
Italy and India share a film history dating back 89 years.
Hong Kong's film biz is booming, and driving the industry are revenues from across the border in Mainland China.
Lucky Red has acquired Italian rights to Middle East-set drama "Incendies."
Pablo Larrain, whose "Post Mortem" plays in Venice competition today, is leading a double life.
"Potiche" drew guffaws and final applause -- rare at Venice -- at Saturday morning screening.
Italy's autonomous Trentino Alto-Adige region is looking to lure productions.
John Turturro is back on the Lido this year with documentary "Passione -- A Music Adventure."
For Venice audiences and critics, "In the City of Sylvia," which world preemed there in 2007, established Spaniard Jose Luis Guerin as a talent to track.
There is somewhat of a paradox in Carlo Mazzacurati's comedy "The Passion," which screens today.
John Woo dominated the Lido on Friday when he received the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement just as martial arts epic "Reign of Assassins," which he helmed with Su…