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Oliver Stone wins award in Shanghai film fest
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Oliver Stone wins award in Shanghai film fest

Jun 15 2013, 9:06pm CDT | by

Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night.

Shanghai, June 16 — Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night. The 66-year-old Stone...

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Oliver Stone wins award in Shanghai film fest

Jun 15 2013, 9:06pm CDT | by

Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night.

Shanghai, June 16 — Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night.

The 66-year-old Stone is known for his Oscar-winning films like "Midnight Express", "Platoon", and "Born on the Fourth of July".

Tsui Hark, 52, a film director and producer from Hong Kong, was given the Chinese Film Award for Outstanding Contribution, Xinhua reported.

A total of 14 films will compete for this year's Golden Goblet. A jury panel headed by Oscar-winning British director Tom Hooper will decide the winner.

American 3D animated comedy film "Monsters University", produced by Disney/Pixar was the opening film of the film festival.

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Thai ivory poachers kill 50-year-old elephant that featured in royal processions and Oliver Stone movie Alexander 

Jul 12 2014 8:08am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

In Conversation With Oliver Stone
Klao the elephant, pictured, was poisoned at a Thai nature reserve before poachers hacked-off his tusks. As well as starring in Oliver Stone's epic movie, the elephant was used in roya ...
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Elephant Featured In Film 'Alexander' Killed By Thai Poachers

Jul 11 2014 9:01am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Poachers in Thailand killed a 50-year-old elephant who appeared in Oliver Stone's 2004 film Alexander, before crudely hacking off the animal's giant tusks, according to The Bangkok Post. The Asian elephant, named Phlai Khlao, was used in scenes from the movie starring Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie. The animal had also been part of ceremonial performances for Thailand's royal family. Phlai Khlao was found dead on Friday morning, apparently poisoned before it ...
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Elephant Featured In Film 'Alexander' Killed By Thai Poachers

Jul 11 2014 9:01am CDT | Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

In Conversation With Oliver Stone
Poachers in Thailand killed a 50-year-old elephant who appeared in Oliver Stone's 2004 film Alexander, before crudely hacking off the animal's giant tusks, according to The Bangkok Post.The Asian elephant, named Phlai Khlao, was used in sce ...
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Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone to film thriller based on Edward Snowden's NSA leaks

Jun 3 2014 4:12am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

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The story of American intelligence worker Edward Snowden, 30, and how he leaked state spy secrets before fleeing to Russia, is to be made into a film di ...
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