TITLE

FEST HEAD SUES RIVAL

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Brendan
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/10/2005, Vol. 286 Issue 52, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Montreal World Film Festival executive Serge Losique to file a law suit against New Montreal Filmfest head Moritz Hadeln. Financial damages charged; Imposition of the suit in response to comments by Hadeln comparing Losique to Al Capone in 2003; Confusion of Hadeln over the two year period waited by Losique to file the libel charge.
ACCESSION #
16406656

 

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