Director Julian Schnabel's decade-spanning, controversy-stirring portrait of Arab sisterhood is now set to open Friday in a U.S.-only re-edited version that clocks in at 106 minutes
Endearing underdog hero Greg Heffley returns for another year of middle-school humiliation in "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules."
Prospects will likely soon skew toward educational and arts-focused broadcast.
Playing the fest circuit after its Sundance premiere, pic might gain modest offshore theatrical and disc exposure.
Stylish "The Piano in a Factory" offers fitful entertainment value but little narrative cohesion or momentum.
Pic's length and lack of an immediate hook make theatrical play a longshot, but "Fortune Teller" could get luckier in ancillary.
Think of it as the cinematic equivalent of a buzz-kill.
"Peace" proves newly relevant in the wake of the Honshu earthquake and subsequent tsunami, suggesting increased arthouse viability.