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April 28, 1989 | GREGG WAGER
Clint Eastwood and Bille August took top honors Thursday as winners of the Orson Welles Awards at the AFI Film Festival. Eastwood won the best director, English language, award for "Bird," and August received the best director, non-English-language, award for "Pelle the Conqueror." Other winners: Christine Edzard for "Little Dorrit/Nobody's Fault" (best director, first film, English language); Claire Denis for "Chocolat" (best director, first film, non-English language); Philip Kaufman for "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (best film maker, English language)
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April 28, 1989 | GREGG WAGER
Clint Eastwood and Bille August took top honors Thursday as winners of the Orson Welles Awards at the AFI Film Festival. Eastwood won the best director, English language, award for "Bird," and August received the best director, non-English-language, award for "Pelle the Conqueror." Other winners: Christine Edzard for "Little Dorrit/Nobody's Fault" (best director, first film, English language); Claire Denis for "Chocolat" (best director, first film, non-English language); Philip Kaufman for "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" (best film maker, English language)
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March 1, 1992 | DANIEL CERONE
An artillery of American cavalry on horseback led by Gen. John J. Pershing is seen chasing the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa and his bandits across the dusty desert in one climactic scene of Wednesday's two-hour opening installment of "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" on ABC. The raffish 16-year-old Indy, swept up with the idealistic notion of fighting for justice, has joined Villa's cause in the Mexican Revolution while on summer school break.
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May 31, 1993 | JOHN BOUDREAU, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Isabel Allende, Latin America's dona of literature, has found a new inspiration for her fiction. It's here, Northern California, where the tree huggers roam and being weird is relative. "My publishers were horrified," says the Chilean writer. "They said, 'No more banana republics? No more bloody military coups? No more dancing around with ghosts?' I said, 'What are you talking about? I moved to California!'
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November 20, 1994 | SUSAN S. REYNOLDS, Susan S. Reynolds is an assistant editor in The Times' Book Review
There is a Literary Law in Denmark known as the Jante Principal. Taken from an early 20th-Century Danish novel by Aksel Sandemose, it goes: "Thou shalt not get too famous and make too much money." To succeed as a writer is unethical. Too much praise is like the Emperor's New Clothes, a sleight of hand, an illusion. Novelist Peter Hoeg ahs failed to obey this and other commandments in a big way.
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