Oscar indeed came into Focus

Rooney, David
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/1/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 46, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the increasing number of Focus Features films recognized by the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Total number of awards garnered since 2002; Style of the company in film production; Changes in the strategy of the company for film distribution.


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