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2008-07-18 09:00:47

By James Mottram Penelope Cruz has struggled to make it in Hollywood. That may change, says James Mottram It seems there are two sides to Penelope Cruz.

2006-05-20 13:12:58

By Mike Collett-White CANNES (Reuters) - Penelope Cruz, one of the few European actresses able to command major roles on both sides of the Atlantic, will always consider herself a Hollywood outsider.

2006-03-15 20:22:15

By Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - For a film which deals seriously with issues like death, abuse and estranged families, "Volver" ("Returning") gets a surprising number of laughs. But it also moved director Pedro Almodovar to tears.

2005-09-04 20:22:38

By Emma Pinedo and Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID (Reuters) - Film director Fernando Leon's tough and wry tales of outsiders have won him huge Spanish audiences and critical acclaim.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.