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8 May 2012 - 11:36 AM  UPDATED 27 Feb 2014 - 12:28 PM

[This page is the archive of 2011 Sydney Film Festival coverage. For news, reviews and full coverage of the 2012 Sydney Film Festival, CLICK HERE]

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Sydney Film Festival program
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REVIEWS
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The Tree of Life
(US)
Writer/director: Terrence Malick
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Norwegian Wood
Writer/director: Tran Anh Hung
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Sleeping Beauty
(Australia)
Writer/director: Julia Leigh
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The Future
(USA)
Writer/director: Miranda July
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Take Shelter
(US)
Writer/director: Jeff Nichols
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13 Assassins
(Japan)
Director: Takashi Miike
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A Separation
(Iran)
Writer/director: Asghar Farhadi
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Toomelah
(Australia)
Writer/director: Ivan Sen
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Meek's Cutoff
(US)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
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Le Quattro Volte (The Four Times)
(Italy)
Writer/director: Michelangelo Frammartino
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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
(US)
Co-writer/director: Morgan Spurlock
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The Beaver
(US)
Director: Jodie Foster
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Cedar Rapids
(US)
Director: Miguel Arteta
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The Trip
(UK)
Director: Michael Winterbottom
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Amador
(Spain)
Writer/director: Fernando León de Aranoa
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Cairo 678
(Egypt)
Director: Mohamed Diab
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Sacrifice
(China)
Director: Chen Kaige
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Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
(USA)
Co-writer/director: Alex Stapleton
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33 Postcards
(China/Australia)
Writer/director: Pauline Chan
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Attenberg
(Greece)
Writer/director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
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Target
(Russia)
Director: Alexander Zeldovich
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Armadillo

(Denmark)
Director: Janus Metz Pedersen
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LennoNYC
(USA)
Director: Michael Epstein
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Happy Happy
(Norway)
Director: Anne Sewitsky
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The Forgiveness of Blood
(Albania)
Director: Joshua Marston
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Life, Above All
(South Africa)
Director: Oliver Schmitz
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Microphone
(Egypt)
Writer/director: Ahmad Abdalla
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Tucker & Dale vs Evil
(USA)
Co-writer/director: Eli Craig
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Silent Souls
(Russia)
Director: Aleksei Fedorchenko
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The Troll Hunter
(Norway)
Writer/director: André Øvredal
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Scarlet Road
(Australia)
Director: Catherine Scott
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Stake Land
(USA)
Co-writer/director: Jim Mickle
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Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
(Australia)
Writer/director: Matthew Bate
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Tiong Bahru

(Singapore)
Directors: Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy
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Jane Eyre
(UK)
Director: Cary Fukunaga
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How to Start Your Own Country
(Canada)
Co-writer/director: Jody Shapiro
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Martha Marcy May Marlene
(USA)
Writer/director: Sean Durkin
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Project Nim
(UK)
Director: James Marsh
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