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Director Steve McQueen laughs as he poses during a photocall for his film "Shame" at the 68th Venice Film Festival September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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Film "Shame" brings sex addiction tale to Venice

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Up-and-coming Irish actor Michael Fassbender plays a sex addict in "Shame," a movie by British video artist Steve McQueen that is vying for the top prize at the Venice film festival.