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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
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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