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THE MAIN STORIES 9 8 BEN WH I S HAW His Hamlet won plaudits, his film career is on the rise with this year's best gangster flick, Layer Cake, and he's preparing to appear on HBO. So why can't Ben Whishaw, Britain's most promising young actor, work out where it all went right?

1 0 4 THE WALL On one side lies Israelis, the other, Palestinians. In between there was valuable farmland, family ties and key financial links. Dazed visits Palestine as the wall goes up, populations are polarised and communities fall apart.

112 R AMALLAH F I LM FESTIVAL Crossing the Palestinian/Israeli divide is difficult, getting a movie projector across is all but impossible. Nevertheless, the international cinematic community managed to gather in Palestine for the country's first film festival.

1 2 0 A M I E D I CK I E Is it beautiful vandalism, art's revenge on fashion, or one girl getting her own back? Holland's Amie Dicke shreds fashion's most seductive images, leaving a skeletal model's outline, and a slick trail of ink and some dead, dead pretty girls.

1 2 6 N I CK CAVE Having come off the drugs, fallen in and out of love, and published his own novel, Nick Cave has set aside the rock star persona to produce two new Bad Seeds albums.

THE FASHION 1 3 2 J O V I T A , A L I N E , PORT I A , R OM I N A

Photography HORST DIEKGERDES

Styling CATHY EDWARDS

1 4 4 CHAS I NG T H E DRAGON

Photography IRINA IONESCO

Styling CATHERINE BABA

1 5 8 CAROLINE SAYS Photography BENJAMIN ALEXANDER HUSEBY

Styling HECTOR CASTRO

1 6 8 B R I L L I A N T D I SGUISE

Photography MARIANO VIVANCO

Styling SORAYA DAYANI

1 7 8 S ANCTUARY Photography PETER STANGLMAYR

Styling SARAH COBB