PGA opts for big dramas

McNary, Dave
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/6/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 4, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of the Producers Guild of America to produce movie dramas in the United States. "Cold Mountain"; "The Last Samurai"; "Mystic River".


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