New York Film Festival 2011

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The Skin I Live In The Skin I Live In
The Skin I Live In and Carnage
Carnage (Country: France, Germany, Spain, Poland; Year: 2011; Director: Roman Polanski; Writer: Roman Polanski, Yasmina Reza; Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C Reilly)
The Brooklyn bourgeoisie under the microscope in Roman Polanksi's adaptation of The God of Carnage.
A Dangerous Method (Country: France, Ireland, UK, Germany, Canada; Year: 2011; Director: David Cronenberg; Writer: Christopher Hampton; Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, Vincent Cassel)
Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender and Keira Knightley star in David Cronenberg's look at the early days of psychoanalysis.
The Descendants (Country: USA; Year: 2011; Director: Alexander Payne; Writer: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash; Stars: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer)
A father is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future.
My Week With Marilyn (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Simon Curtis; Writer: Adrian Hodges, Colin Clark; Stars: Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Julia Ormond, Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Dougray Scott, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Kitchen, Derek Jacobi, Jim Carter, Geraldine Somerville, Miranda Raison, Zoë Wanamaker, Toby Jones, Dominic Cooper, Simon Russell Beale), Official Site
Biopic exploration of the tension that developed between Monroe and Laurence Olivier on the set of The Prince And The Showgirl.
The Skin I Live In (La Piel Que Habito) (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Pedro Almodóvar; Writer: Pedro Almodóvar, based on the book by Thierry Jonquet.; Stars: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes, Blanca Suárez), Official Site, Trailer
A brilliant plastic surgeon tries to create the perfect skin for a woman who adores him but struggles under his control.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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