Morfoot, Addie
August 2006
Daily Variety;8/3/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 22, p16
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The article highlights the events at the premier show of the motion picture "The Night Listener," by Miramax Film Corp. in the U.S. in January 2006. Patrick Stettner made some modifications before the film was preemed. Miramax president Daniel Battsek saw potential for the motion picture. Moreover, Armistead Maupin, the film's co-screenwriter and author of the book from which the movie is based was happy on the changes.


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