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'My life in a nutshell is thoughts about sex every 9 seconds and being depressed every 12 seconds'

Latvian animator Signe Baumane has battled depression for most of her life — a battle that was made even more difficult by the oppressive culture of the Soviet Union. But when she discovered her depression had hereditary roots, she decided to make a film about the illness, one that's surreal, dark and funny all at once.

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How do you make a movie about jazz? Add plenty of blood

When Damien Chazelle wrote a film based on his experiences as a young jazz drummer, he got plenty of encouraging comments — and no funding. So he shot an intense, violent scene from the surprisingly bloody movie to showcase his project, and Whiplash is now highly sought after following a big win at Sundance.

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The real James Bond?

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Iain Dalzel-Job whose father, Patrick Dalzel-Job, has long been thought to be the real-life model for Ian Fleming's James Bond, and the release of Dalzel-Job's war records seem to provide some support for that.

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Global Hit

The World's Adeline Sire tells us about "Paris 36," a movie that harks back to the golden age of French cinema, with lavish sets and music. It also explores the labor unrest that rocked France in the 1930s.