TITLE

Czech studio's new owner plans new era

AUTHOR(S)
Meils, Cathy
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/19/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Czech Republic-based investment firm First Guarantora's acquisition of a majority stake in film studio, Koliba. Negotiation with the government over repaying an old state debt; Tales of Mafia-style corruption under the administration of Vladimir Meciar's cronies.
ACCESSION #
3919248

 

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