Piracy bites

Tizard, Will
March 2007
Variety;3/19/2007, Vol. 406 Issue 5, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on piracy in the Czech Republic involving two men hoping to score big from the biggest-budget Slovak film in years, the Gothic romancer "Bathory." The men threatened to release a rough cut of the film over the internet if they weren't paid about $24,553 by helmer Juraj Jakubisko. The article states that when the men phoned Jakubisko, he talked them into coming to his office in Prague where police arrested them. On March 14, 2007 the men were charged with extortion.


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