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American Hustle To Close Dubai International Film Festival – movieScope

David O Russell’s hotly anticipated American Hustle has been announced as the closing night gala at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), which runs from December 6 – 14, 2013.


DIFF will be the first festival to screen the film, which tells of  con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) who, along with his British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), is forced to work for wild card FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) in a world populated by New Jersey powerbrokers and mobsters. Jeremy Renner also stars as Carmen Polito, the New Jersey politician caught between the con-artists and the law, while Jennifer Lawrence takes the role of Irving’s wife Rosalyn.

Masoud Amralla Al Ali, Artistic Director, Dubai International Film Festival, said: said: “We are thrilled to bring David O. Russell’s follow-up to his Oscar winning films The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook to DIFF audiences this year. With one of the most exciting filmmakers working today at the helm, an outstanding cast and compelling story this is a film that is set to blow audiences away and end the 10th DIFF on a high note.”

Italia Films will release American Hustle in the Middle East in 2014.



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