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2006-03-06 16:41:56

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gritty race relations drama "Crash" pulled a stunning upset at the Oscars winning the best film award over highly favored gay romance "Brokeback Mountain" in a night heavy with political messages.

2006-03-06 02:11:18

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gritty race relations drama "Crash" pulled a stunning upset at the Oscars on Sunday, winning the best film award over highly favored gay romance "Brokeback Mountain" in a night heavy with political messages.

2006-01-31 10:25:36

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of art house movies with serious social themes dominated the Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, led by the lovelorn cowboys of "Brokeback Mountain," which scored eight nominations including best film.

2006-01-19 04:23:11

LONDON (Reuters) - "The Constant Gardener" was the big winner when nominations were announced on Thursday for the BAFTAs, the British film industry's annual awards.

2006-01-05 15:07:11

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Brokeback Mountain," the film about a gay romance between two cowboys, earned multiple award nominations on Thursday from major actor and director groups, distancing it from rivals in Hollywood's Oscar race.

2005-09-09 18:30:02

By Clara Ferreira-Marques VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles moved from the favelas of Rio to the shantytowns of Nairobi for "The Constant Gardener," the last of 20 films in competition for the Venice Film Festival's coveted Golden Lion award.

2005-09-09 02:29:07

By Clara Ferreira-Marques VENICE (Reuters) - Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles moved from the favelas of Rio to the shantytowns of Nairobi for "The Constant Gardener," the last of 20 films in competition for the Venice Film Festival's coveted Golden Lion.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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