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Times Staff WriterThe 58th Festival de Cannes struck a mighty blow for socially conscious yet highly dramatic cinema Saturday when it awarded the Palme d'Or to Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's quietly devastating "The Child." It was the second Palme for the Belgian...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday November 5, 1999 With "Train of Life," writer-director Radu Mihaileanu came up with a clever premise, but you wish he'd played up its potential more for suspense than for broad ethnic humor. To give him credit, he does end on an unexpected...
Sun Foreign StaffPRAGUE, Czech Republic - NATO leaders agreed yesterday to issue a strong warning to Iraq as the alliance moved to transform itself from a defense-oriented relic of the Cold War to a fighting force capable of combating rogue states and terrorism worldwide....
Tags: Russia, Czech Republic, European Union, Colin Powell, Politics
AKUS GALLERY Through Oct. 31 - "SenseLanguage," ECSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. Gallery talks Sept. 19 and 26, 2:30 p.m. Opening reception Sept. 19, 5-7 p.m. •Gallery hours: Tues and Wed, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs, 1-7 p.m.; Sat and Sun, 2-5 p.m....
Times Staff WriterIn the chintzy-looking gore-bore "Seed of Chucky," Jennifer Tilly, playing herself, defines hell as ending up on a celebrity feud show in a worm-eating contest with Anna Nicole Smith. Compared to this movie that fate doesn't sound half-bad. It opens in...
Times Staff WriterFLASH: Costumes connect characters in 'The Hours' It was Ann Roth's idea to give Nicole Kidman the nose. The much-discussed prosthetic nose that helped Kidman change physically into Virginia Woolf for her Oscar-nominated role in "The Hours" came from...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- In the decade after Chinese leader Deng Xiao-ping came to power in 1979, he broke down the isolation in which China found itself under Mao Tse-tung and set the world's most populous nation on a steady course of ever-growing involvement in...
Tags: Sociology, Society, Crimes, Government, Crime, Law and Justice
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLONDON -- The fiercest battles yet in a week of bloodletting rocked the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Saturday amid reports that deposed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu is under arrest by the army. There was convincing evidence that the death toll...
Tags: Health, Russia, Government, Hungary, Foreign Aid
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBUCHAREST, Romania -- For all but the last two weeks of this year, Communist Eastern Europe passed through one of the most remarkable political transformations in modern history, a massive upheaval that was accomplished with hardly a shot fired. The...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWARSAW -- Security forces armed with automatic weapons fired into crowds of protesters in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Thursday, killing or wounding an undetermined number of demonstrators demanding an end to the rule of dictator Nicolae...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMOSCOW -- Bulgarian President Todor Zhivkov, the longest-serving leader in Eastern Europe, resigned Friday, thrusting his country into the political maelstrom sweeping the region. Zhivkov, 78, who stepped down after 35 years in power, was replaced as...
Tags: Russia, Pennsylvania, Government, Turkey, Hungary
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