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Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival

The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair.

The Carpetbagger: A Foreign-Language Race Up for Grabs

Unlike the competition in recent years, there is no obvious front-runner for the foreign-language Oscar this season.