A mild curiosity rather than a must-see omnibus, this uneven collection boasts several interesting works (by Theo Angelopoulos, Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan), a few clunkers (Maria de Medeiros…
Its economic growth may be slowing but in film terms Brazil, the subject of a Cannes Tribute, is still bulking up.
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While many filmmakers around the world are struggling for coin, biz in Brazil is booming thanks to a generous mix of federal, state and municipal film funds, grants and tax shelters.
Buena Vista Intl. has struck a pioneering deal with Gullane Filmes, one of Brazil's most internationally aggressive production houses, to co-develop helmer Cao Hamburger's "ICU."
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.1M Cumulative:$56.2M Warner Brothers -26.61%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$39.6M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -15.75%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$56.9M Universal Pictures -21.36%