Amelie - record breaker!

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  1. Lance Nichols

    Lance Nichols Supporting Actor

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    The wonderful movie Amelie has broken NA records for ticket sales for a French Language film:
    Amelie
    I just loved this film, and I am looking forward to a wonderful DVD when it leaves the theaters
     
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    I would love to see this film nominated in the "Best Picture" category at the Oscars. [​IMG]
     
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    Mark Pfeiffer Screenwriter

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    In part, it goes to show the difference between what marks success for arthouse and mainstream fare. (I realize the generalization isn't perfect, but just go with it.) I was sent the press release from Miramax about this, and Amelie broke the record with something like $20-21 million in tickets sales. I assumed it had made more than that considering how long it has been playing here.
     
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    And if Universal were to open Brotherhood Of The Wolf nationwide, this record could potentially fall pretty quickly. Not that it's necessarily a better movie, it just may be easier to market.
     
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    ugh, when they make good foreign films, they should make the actors do an english version when they're shooting the film.

    Subtitles give me eyestrain after about a half hour, and dubbed voices suck.
     
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    That's the silliest, most off-base thing I've read in some time, Aaron. Jeez. Maybe we should make all of the other countries in the world speak English as well.
     
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