TITLE

THEIR CROSS TO BEAR

AUTHOR(S)
Marie, Anna; Fuente, De La
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/24/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 63, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. Mexico reaped millions from the movie "The Passion of the Christ's" opening weekend of U.S. $4.9 million, but it is not happy about having to stump up the one-peso-per-ticket tax that fills the coffers of a national film fund. The company lost its injunction against Mexico's controversial tax last week. "The Passion of the Christ's" 1.7 million peso opening-weekend admissions means an injection of 1.7 million pesos for the coffers of state-backed national film institute Imcine. Imcine launched the initiative in January 2003 to raise coin for its two depleted film funds, Fidecine and Foprocine.
ACCESSION #
12690054

 

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