Portugal's sweet proposals

Hardesty, Mary
February 2000
Daily Variety;02/24/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 59, pC10
Trade Publication
Focuses on the use of Portugal to shoot films in because of its low costs for producers. Mention of the film 'The Invisible Circus,' part of which was shot in Portugal; Geography of Portugal that offer picturesque filming locations; Other advantages to shooting films in Portugal, including several soundstages, the ability to process films overnight, and English-fluent crew bases.


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