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2009-05-15 06:54:46

U.S. filmmaker Terry Gilliam will attempt for a second time to shoot his Don Quixote dream project, The Hollywood Reporter said. Gilliam first tried to shoot the film nearly a decade ago, but the production was sidelined by weather and budget woes, as well as an ailing leading man. The setbacks were chronicled in a popular documentary called Lost in La Mancha. The Hollywood Reporter said Gilliam, a former Monty Python comedy troupe member, has joined forces with British producer Jeremy Thomas...

2006-08-10 19:15:42

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Terry Gilliam tends not to make life easy for audiences, and his new film about a 10-year-old girl who prepares heroin for her father to inject and seeks to seduce an older simpleton is out to make them squirm some more. The 65-year-old filmmaker is unapologetic for the provocative scenes in "Tideland," which follows Jeliza-Rose and her addict father on their journey to an isolated farm house where her imagination is let loose. "I just felt...

2005-08-23 14:06:02

By Cameron French TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled the lineup for its 30th edition on Tuesday, promising a higher number of world and international premieres than ever before. The festival will also present a slate of Chinese films in honor of 100 years of cinema in China, as well as the 35th anniversary of Canada's diplomatic relations with the country. "An official delegation of filmmakers and representatives of the Chinese film industry will be...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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