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Can theatres keep up as Ang Lee embraces faster film format?

Blend of visual formats used in new war film by avant-garde director is major departure for movie exhibition

Lee said "I thought Billy's journey . . . lent itself particularly well to the emotion and intensity that this new approach fosters".

Los Angeles

AFTER a four-year absence from theatres, Ang Lee will return this fall with a searing film about young American war heroes that may land him in the Oscar race. But the movie - billed as a cinematic leap forward because of the digitally radical way it was shot - has faced a...

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