CANADA: Distribs hedge bets by keeping one foot south of border

Kelly, Brendan
May 2005
Variety;5/9/2005 Supp Medusa Film, p44
Trade Publication
Focuses on the performance of the motion picture distribution sector in Canada in 2005. Reasons behind the increased box office returns of the Canadian documentary "The Corporation"; Titles of French-language Canadian films released in the country in 2004.


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