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  • A gray day in Romania

    A gray day in Romania
    THIS year's Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," chronicles a bleak day in the life of a pregnant college student who enlists her roommate to arrange an illegal abortion. Writer-director Cristian Mungiu's drama...
  • John Dillinger's death

    John Dillinger's death
    Twenty-three people died of the heat on this date, but the death that drew the most attention was that of a 31-year-old Indiana man who, on his birthday a month earlier, had been declared Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI. At the time of his death, handsome,...
  • Still larger than life, Coppola now thinks smaller

    Still larger than life, Coppola now thinks smaller
    It has been 10 years since the great Francis Ford Coppola made a movie, 10 years since we've read stories about him battling the elements, the studios, the banks, his actors and himself as he finished another project, almost always against long odds....
  • Foreign-language selection leaves him speechless

    Foreign-language selection leaves him speechless
    IT may not be fashionable to admit it, but I'm an Oscar junkie. I'd get up for the 5:30 a.m. announcements every year even if I didn't have to. I don't always agree with what I hear, but because of the history and prestige of the organization, I respect...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 2, 1940

     
    Hungarian troops at the Rumanian border. July 2, 1940: Jimmy (Date 'Em All) Stewart is a whiz on the accordion, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Filmmakers' mania for Romania

    Filmmakers' mania for Romania
    Along the route to MediaPro Studios, packs of feral dogs wander unpaved streets, children as young as 7 beg for handouts, and some government buildings still bear the bullet scars of the 1989 revolution. But for a growing cadre of Hollywood producers, the...
  • Canada rolls credits on a slump

    Canada rolls credits on a slump
    There's probably no better barometer of Hollywood's presence here than Lynne McNamara. Her thrice-weekly column, "The Backlot," chronicles filming and celebrity sightings around town in the Vancouver Sun. There's Halle Berry and Nicollette Sheridan...
  • Immigrants find learning English a tough but necessary job

    When Sebastian Arcos arrived in Miami from Cuba 11 years ago, the telephone ring was enough to start his heart thudding in panic. "I was terrified to pick up the phone, but that was my job," he recalls of his first years, when he worked in an office...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • Crackdown Leaves China Isolated on World Scene

    WASHINGTON -- 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...
  • From the archives: Troops Fire Into Crowds in Romania

    WARSAW -- 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...