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Russian Film Industry Revives

Nine years after the entire Russian domestic movie industry took in only $6 million, the business is on the rebound, rising last year to $350 million, with one film, Company 9, set during the Afghan war, making $24 million alone, the London Times reported today (Thursday). Most of the spike in ticket sales has come since 2004 and was attributed to a rising Russian economy and the construction of numerous multiplexes. Western studios have taken notice, the Times observed, noting that 20th Century Fox recently bought distribution rights to the Night Watch films, about a crew of vampire hunters, and is producing the next
2006-08-01 18:45:27