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    Born on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles, California

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Carnage (2011)

Jodie Foster as "Penelope Longstreet"

When some roughhousing between two 11-year-old boys named Zachary and Ethan erupts into real violence, Ethan loses two teeth. Zachary's parents, Alan and Nancy Cowen (Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz), meet with Ethan's parents, Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly), to try to smooth things over. However, what starts as a polite meeting among adults descends into finger-pointing, tantrums and insults. Based on the play "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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'Elysium: The Art of Film' Companion Book: A Film Nerd's Dream (PHOTOS)

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Aug 5th 2013, 5:00AM

'Elysium' Extended Trailer: Matt Damon Goes Bionic (VIDEO)

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Jul 31st 2013, 1:00PM

'Elysium' Exclusive Featurette: The World of 'Elysium' Revealed (VIDEO)

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Jul 11th 2013, 12:30PM

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'Elysium' Exclusive Motion Poster: A Quick Taste of Matt Damon Kicking Butt

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Jul 8th 2013, 12:30PM

New 'Elysium' Trailer: Matt Damon Defies the Class Barrier in Sci-Fi Epic

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Jul 2nd 2013, 10:30AM

'Elysium' Trailer: Matt Damon Back as Kick-Ass Action Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

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Jun 14th 2013, 6:01AM

Jodie Foster's Golden Globes Speech: Actress Discusses Sexuality, Personal Life At Ceremony

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Jan 13th 2013, 5:07PM

Christoph Waltz on 'Carnage,' Roman Polanski, Quentin Tarantino and 'The Three Musketeers'

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Dec 15th 2011, 11:30AM

'Carnage' Trailer: Watch What Happens When Parents Get Angry (VIDEO)

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Oct 11th 2011, 10:10AM

E.T.s Can Phone Earth Again, Thanks to Jodie Foster

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Aug 12th 2011, 9:15AM

Today on indieWIRE: 'The Trip' Trailer, Reviews & More

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Jodie Foster on 'The Beaver,' Mel Gibson's Sensitive Side and Depression

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Jodie Foster: Even Women Studio Execs See Female Directors as a Risk

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Roman Polanski Returns - Check Out the First Images from 'Carnage'

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Jodie Foster May Next Direct a Sci-Fi Thriller

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'The Beaver' SXSW Review: The Good, Not Great Depression

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Jodie Foster Returns to Sci-Fi in Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium'

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'The Beaver' Trailer: Mel Gibson Talks to the Hand (Puppet)

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Mel Gibson's 'The Beaver' Gets Release Date, First Still

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Were These True Believers Heroic -- or Crazy?

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Heroine Chic: Strong Women Taking Over the Box Office

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Nov 18th 2010, 2:00PM

Girls on Film: Hollywood's Dismissal of Violence Against Women

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Nov 1st 2010, 5:24PM

Cinematical Seven: Great Films by Actor-Directors in Which They Do Not Appear

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Oct 21st 2010, 6:29PM

Roman Polanski's 'God of Carnage' Lands Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet and More

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Sep 23rd 2010, 12:02PM

Is Jodie Foster's Directorial Career Cursed?

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Will Mel Gibson's Racist Tirade Hurt His Next Movie?

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Cinematical Late Night: Johnny Depp, X-Men: First Class, Tilda Swinton

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Carey Mulligan Eyes Key Role in 'Stoker'

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Jun 28th 2010, 7:40AM

Jodie Foster Accused of Beating Up 17-Year-Old Boy

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Cinemaligion: Contact

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Cinematical Seven: Favorite Comebacks

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May 11th 2010, 6:45PM

Has Dakota Fanning Grown Up Too Fast?

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Stars in Rewind: Freaky Friday

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Where Do Oscar Winners Keep Their Oscars?

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Mel Gibson May Reteam With 'Lethal Weapon' Screenwriter

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