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2006-07-28 02:00:06

By Eric J. Lyman ROME (Hollywood Reporter) - Five U.S. films, including Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain," are among the 21 titles that will have their world premieres in competition at the Venice Film Festival (August 30-September 9), organizers said Thursday. Three competition films hail from Italy, with two each from France and Japan, and one from the U.K. There also are entries for the first time from Chad and Thailand. Organizers of the 63rd edition of the festival said it is...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin