Iranian director Tamineh Milani was released from prison on Sunday, following intervention from Iranian president Khatami on her behalf.
SF Norge, the Norwegian arm of Svensk Filmindustri, will add a production outfit to its distribution operation.
The Icelandic government is revamping its tax incentives to attract foreign filmmakers just eight months after introducing the program.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
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