TITLE

Art films on a tightrope

AUTHOR(S)
McClintock, Pamela
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;9/4/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 46, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the box office performance of several independent films in the U.S. in August 2007. Accordingly, the top earner for the season was the horror film "1408," which was followed by Michael Moore's documentary film "Sicko." On the other hand, Jane Austen's biographical film "Becoming Jane," which starred Anne Hathaway, was able to gross $14 million, while "2 Days in Paris," directed by Julie Delpy, generated $1.9 million.
ACCESSION #
26506927

 

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