TITLE

U digs 'Gardener' guy

AUTHOR(S)
Mohr, Ian
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/27/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 17, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to a three-year deal signed by the company Universal Pictures and Focus Features with O2 Films. Under the deal, O2 Films, the largest indie studio in Brazil, will bring out Portuguese- and English-language pictures. Focus Features will take care of the pictures produced under the deal in the domestic market.
ACCESSION #
21805033

 

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