The Early Report for November 4, 2002

A weekly rundown of the upcoming releases.

Week of November 8 to 14, 2002

8 Mile

Logline: The authorized un-biography of the famed rap star

Featuring: Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer

Director: Curtis Hanson

Writer: Scott Silver

Distributor: Universal

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 locations on November 8

MPAA Rating: R for strong language, sexuality, some violence and drug use

Running Time: 111 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera

Logline: A behind the scenes look at the intense competition surrounding the Paris Opera Ballet

Director: Nils Tavernier

Distributor: First Run

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to New York City’s Cinema Village Thearte on November 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby SR

Far From Heaven

Logline: A privileged suburban Connecticut family in the 1950s is turned upside down when the husband comes out the closet, and wife finds solace in the arms of a black man

Featuring: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson

Director: Todd Haynes

Writer: Todd Haynes

Distributor: Focus Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: AMC Century 14, Landmark’s NuWilshire Theatre and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Los Angeles, plus three locations in New York City on November 8

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sexual content, brief violence and language

Running Time: 107 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Femme Fatale

Logline: A woman, trying to reestablish her life though her past as a con-woman, finds that past coming back to haunt her when she encounters an unscrupulous photojournalist

Featuring: Antonio Bandares, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos

Director: Brian DePalma

Writer: Brian DePalma

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1000 locations on November 6

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexuality, violence and language

Running Time: 114 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

God Is Great, I’m Not

Logline: A young French woman meets a Jewish veterinarian shortly after the breakup of a long term relationship, and converts to Judaism

Featuring: Audrey Tatou, Mathieu Demy

Director: Pascale Bailly

Writers: Pascale Bailly, Alain Tasma

Distributor: Empire Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Paris Theatre in New York City on November 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

Leela

Logline: An aware, liberal Indian woman struggles with the true meaning of independence, paralleled with the story of an American born child of Indian parents uncomfortable with his hyphenated existence

Featuring: Dimple Kapadia, Amol Mhatre

Director: Somnath Sen

Writer: Somnath Sen

Distributor: Cinebella Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4 locations in New York City and Los Angeles including the Naz 8 in Lakewood CA on November 8

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

The Phantom Of Liberty

Logline: Rerelease of Luis Buñuel’s 1974 infamously fragmented feature. In French with English subtitles

Featuring: Michael Lonsdale, Jean Rochefort, Monica Vitti, Marie-France Pisier

Director: Luis Buñuel

Writers: Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière

Distributor: Rialto

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on November 8

MPAA Rating: Not Rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 104 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Mono Sound

R’ Xmas

Logline: Cinema bad boy Abel Ferrera returns with this holiday themed story about an “honest” drug kingpin who tries to be benevolent to his community, blissfully unaware that it’s his product that is causing the damage to his

areaFeaturing: Victor Argo, Lillo Brancato, Drea de Matteo, Ice-T

Director: Abel Ferrera

Writers: Abel Ferrara and Scott Pardo, from a story by Cassandra De Jesus

Distributor: Moonlight Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Laemmle’s Grand in Los Angeles on November 8

MPAA Rating: R for strong language, drug content and some violence

Running Time: 83 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital EX

The Rising Place

Logline: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war

Featuring: Liam Aiken, Billy Campbell, Frances Fisher, Jennifer Holliday

Director: Tom Rice

Writer: Tom Rice

Distributor: Flatland

Opening Week Release Pattern: City Cinemas Village East in New York City and the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills on November 8

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for elements of violence

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding this week

Alias Betty: Opens at Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

All Or Nothing: Additional expansion including Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit, Landmark’s Greenway Theatre in Houston and Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in San Diego

Besotted: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles

Bloody Sunday: 29 additional locations: the Fine Arts in Ashville NC, the Dobie in Austin, the Seigen in Baton Rouge LA, the Galleria in Birmingham AL, the Bonita Springs in Bonita Springs FL, the Magnolia in Boulder CO, the Charelston Film in Charelston WV (beginning November 10), the Cedar Lee in Cleveland, the Drezel in Columbus OH, the New Neon in Dayton OH, the Mayan in Denver, the Princess in Edmonton, the Belltower in Ft. Myers FL, the Butler Plaza in Gainesville FL, the Pablo in Jacksonville, the Downtown in Knoxville TN, the Village Square in Las Vegas, the Baxter in Louisvile KY, the Wolfchase in Memphis TN, the Uptown in Minneapolis, the Green Hills in Nashville, the Winterpark in Orlando, the Little in Rochester NY, the Keystone in Reno, the Tower in Salt Lake City, the Fiesta in San Antonio, the Paseo in Santa Barbara, the Lakeside in Santa Rosa CA and the Miracle in Tallahassee FL

Daughter From Danang: Opens at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline MA

Derrida: Opens at the Nuart in Los Angeles

Food of Love: Opens at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema in San Francisco

Frida: Expands to Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinema in Chicago, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit, Landmark’s Downer Theatre in Milwaukee, Landmark’s Uptown in Minneapolis, Landmark’s Canal Place in New Orleans and Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinema in San Diego, plus additional locations in Austin, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Hartford, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, San Antonio, Tampa, Tucson and West Palm Beach

Just A Kiss: 10 additional locations: the Rio in Albuquerque, the Charles in Baltimore, the Plaza in Calgary, the Drexel in Columbus OH, the Fluer in Des Moines IA, the Wilma in Missoula MT, the Ritz in Philadelphia, the Little in Rochester NY, the Ritz 16 in Vorhees NJ and the Globe in Winnipeg

The Grey Zone: Opens at Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinema in St. Louis

Hush: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles

The Man From Elysian Fields: Opens at the Cinemagic Manor Theatre in Pittsburgh

Metropolis: Opens at Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego

On Guard: Opens at Landmark’s Cecci Gori Fine Arts Theatre in Los Angeles, the Edwards University 6 in Irvine and the Laemmle Fallbrook 7 in West Hills, CA

Real Women Have Curves: Opens at Landmark’s Embassy Cinema in Boston and Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle

Roger Dodger: Expands to additional markets including Landmark’s Dobie Cinemas in Austin, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston, the Metropolitan 4 in Santa Barbara and the Varsity in Toronto

Satin Rouge: Opens at the Madstone Theatres in Phoenix

Sordid Lives: Opens at Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Tully: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema in Chicago

Week of November 15 to 21, 2002

Ararat

Logline: A film crew struggles to tell the harrowing true story of the 1915-1917 holocausts of over a million and a half Armenians by the then-ruling Ottoman Empire

Featuring: Eric Bogosian, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Christopher Plummer

Director: Atom Egoyan

Writer: Atom Egoyan

Distributor: Miramax

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 15

MPAA Rating: R for violence, sexuality/nudity and language

Running Time: 115 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

The Crime of Father Amaro

Logline: A recently ordained a priest is sent to a small parish church to assist the aging Father and begin a new life of unseen challenges. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Gael García Bernal, Sancho Gracia

Director: Carlos Carrera

Writer: Vicente Leñero, from the novel by Eça de Queirós

Distributor: IDP

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens November 15 at 11 locations: Landmark’s Inwood in Dallas, Laemmle’s Town and Country in Encino, the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, Landmark’s Greenway in Houston, the Rancho Niguel in Laguna Niguel CA, Landmark’s Westisde Pavilion and Pacific’s Grove Stadium 14 in Los Angeles, the Paseo in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica in Santa Monica, the Plant 16 in Van Nuys and Laemmle’s Fallbrook in West Hills CA

MPAA Rating: R for sexuality, language and some disturbing images

Running Time: 120 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

A Dream In Hanoi

Logline: A documentary about two theater companies (one American, the other Vietnamese) who come together to stage the first performances in Vietnam of Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Narrator: F. Murray Abraham

Director: Tom Weidlinger

Distributor: Moira Productions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Landmark’s Shattuck Theatre in Berkeley, the Camera Cinemas in San Jose and Landmark’s Opera Plaza in San Francisco on November 15

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 91 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

Half Past Dead

Logline: A criminal mastermind plans to infiltrate a high-tech super-prison to persuade a man on death row to tell him where $200 million in gold is hidden, unaware the FBI has an agent planted undercover to try to stop him

Featuring: Morris Chestnut, Ja Rule, Steven Seagal

Director: Don Michael Paul

Writer: Don Michael Paul

Distributor: Screen Gems

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1750 locations on November 15

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for pervasive action violence, language and some sexual content

Running Time: Not set at as of this writing

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, SDDS

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Logline: Many forces try to stop young Master Potter from going back to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry for a second year.

Featuring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, the late Richard Harris, Alan Rickman, Jason Isaacs

Director: Chris Columbus

Writer: Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern: 7500 plus prints in 3600 locations, including 25 digital runs, on November 15

MPAA Rating: PG for scary moments, some creature violence and mild language

Running Time: 160 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital EX, DTS, SDDS

Interview With The Assassin

Logline: An out-of-work TV reporter/cameraman stumbles upon the story of the century when his mysterious old ex-Marine neighbor tells him on camera that he was the second gunman on the legendary “grassy knoll” in

DallasFeaturing: Raymond J. Berry, Dylan Haggarty

Director: Neil Burger

Writer: Neil Burger

Distributor: Magnolia

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 15

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 88 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby SR

Revolution #9

Logline: A young New Yorker imagines himself the victim of an overwhelming sensory attack by corporate

mediaFeaturing: Michael Risley, Adrienne Shelly, Spalding Gray, Callie Thorne

Director: Tim McCann

Writer: Tim McCann

Distributor: Exile

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to New York City’s Quad Cinema on November 15

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

Standing In The Shadows Of Motown

Logline: A documentary that celebrates the unsung session players who performed with some of the greatest artists of modern music

Director: Paul Justman

Distributor: Artisan

Opening Week Release Pattern: Locations in New York City and Los Angeles, plus Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinema in Boston, Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco on November 15

MPAA Rating: PG for language and thematic elements

Running Time: 108 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

The Way Home

Logline: Left with his mute grandmother for the summer by his parents and out of fresh batteries for his video game, a young boy learns the simpler ways of country living. In Korean with English subtitles

Featuring: Kim Eul-Bun, Yu Seung-Ho

Director: Lee Jeong-Hyang

Writer: Lee Jeong-Hyang

Distributor: Paramount Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 15

MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and language

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding this week

All Or Nothing: Additional expansion including Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinema in St. Louis

Bloody Sunday: 22 additional locations: the Highridge and the Rio in Albuquerque, the Isis in Aspen CO, the Flicks in Boise ID, the Manor in Charlotte NC, the Globe in Calgary, the Twin Peaks in Colorado Springs, the Ragtag in Columbia MO (starting November 20), the Bijou in Eugene OR, the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington MA, the Restaurant Row in Honolulu, the Castleton Square in Indianapolis, the Westwood Plaza in Johnstown PA, the Kentucky in Lexington, the Market Square in Little Rock, the Exchange Street in Portland ME (starting November 20), the New Art in Provincetown MA, Landmark’s Hillcrest in San Diego, the DeVargas in Santa Fe, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinema in St. Louis, the Franklin in Toledo, the Kimball in Williamburg VA amd the Images in Williamstown MA

Daughter From Danang: Opens at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles

Far From Heaven: Expands into additional major markets including Landmark’s Albany Twin in Albany CA, Landmark’s Kendall Square and Embassy Cinemas in Boston, Landmark’s Century Centre and Renaissance Place Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Guild Cinema in Menlo Park, CA, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego and Landmark’s Clay Theatre in San Francisco

The Grey Zone: Opens at Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston

His Secret Life: Opens at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema in Chicago

Just A Kiss: 2 additional locations: the Wheeler in Aspen CO (starting November 20) and the Palace in Windsor ON (starting November 17)

The Man From Elysian Fields: Opens at the Green Hills 16 in Nashville

Real Women Have Curves: Opens at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Chez Artiste in Denver and Landmark’s Maple Art Theatre in Detroit

Roger Dodger: Opens at Landmark’s Downer Theatre in Milwaukee and Landmark’s Canal Place in New

OrleansTully: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinema in Boston

Week of November 22 to 28, 2002

Adam Sandler’s Eight Crazy Nights

Logline: Davey, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far. In keeping with the holiday spirit, the judge gives Davey one last chance at redemption-spend the holiday performing community service as the assistant referee for the youth basketball league or go to jail

Featuring the voices of: Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon, Rob Schneider

Director: Seth Kearsley

Writers: Brooks Arthur and Allen Covert, from a story by Adam Sandler

Distributor: Sony

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2000 plus locations on November 27

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for frequent crude and sexual humor, drinking and brief drug references

Running Time: 71 minutes, plus two minute short “A Day With The Meatball”

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Die Another Day

Logline: This time around, British Secret Agent James Bond is up against a North Korean General who has created a facial mutation device that allows him to take on various identities

Featuring: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rick Yune, John Cleese, Dame Judi Dench, Michael Madsen, Madonna

Director: Lee Tamahori

Writers: Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, featuring some characters originally created by Ian Fleming

Distributor: United Artists

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3000 plus locations on November 22

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action violence and sexuality

Running Time: Not set as of this writing

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Friday After Next

Logline: Craig and Day Day finally get their own crib, and work as security guards at a mall. When their place is ripped off on Christmas Day, they try to figure out whodunit

Featuring: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon

Director: Marcus Raboy

Writer: Ice Cube

Distributor: New Line

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations on November 22

MPAA Rating: R for language, sexual content and drug use

Running Time: 83 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS<

The Emperor’s Club

Logline: The life of a dedicated and inspiring professor who has devoted his life to teaching at an elite boys’ prep school is changed by the arrival of a new student, the headstrong son of a powerful senator

Featuring: Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davidtz, Patrick Dempsey, Rob Morrow, Edward Herrmann

Director: Michael Hoffman

Writer: Neil Tolkin, based on the short story “The Palace Thief” by Ethan Canin

Distributor: Universal

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations on November 22

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content

Running Time: 109 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Extreme Ops

Logline: A group of daredevil thrill seekers making a television commercial find themselves having to fight for their lives when a group of Serbian war criminals take over the supposedly abandoned mountaintop hotel they are using as a base

Featuring: Rufus Sewell, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Devon Sawa

Director: Christian Duguay

Writer: Michael Zaidan, based on a story by Timothy Scott Bogart and Mark Mullin

Distributor: Paramount

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2000 plus locations on November 22

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated by the MPAA

Running Time: Not set as of this writing

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Personal Velocity

Logline: Rebecca Miller successfully makes a name for herself away from her father Arthur and husband Daniel Day-Lewis, with her Sundance winning drama about three women who attempt to reclaim their lives

Featuring: Fairuza Balk, Parker Posey, Kyra Sedgwick, Tim Guinee, Wallace Shawn

Director: Rebecca Miller

Writer: Rebecca Miller

Distributor: MGM

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 22

MPAA Rating: R for brief violence, some strong sexuality and language

Running Time: 86 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky In Our Times

Logline: Documents the life of America’s most famous dissident in the months following the September 11th attacks

Featuring: Noam Chomsky

Director: John Junkerman

Distributor: First Run Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to New York CIty’s Film Fourm on November 22

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 74 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Mono

The Quiet American

Logline: An idealistic American aid worker arrives in 1952 Saigon, befriending a correspondent for the London Times. Along with the writer’s young Vietnamese mistress, the three become swept up in a love triangle that leads to unexpected circumstances

Featuring: Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine

Director: Philip Noyce

Writers: Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan, from the novel by Graham Greene

Distributor: Miramax

Opening Week Release Pattern: Two week Oscar qualifying run in New York and Los Angeles on November 22

MPAA Rating: R for images of violence and some language

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Smokers Only

Logline: A male prostitute meets a suicidal woman at an ATM, and they embark on a torrid love affair. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Cecilia Bengolea, Leonardo Brezicki

Director: Verónica Chen

Writer: Verónica Chen

Distributor: Strand

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on November 22

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

Sound Format: Stereo

Solaris

Logline: Aboard a space station orbiting a distant watery planet, a psychologist discovers that the commander of an expedition to the planet has died mysteriously. As he investigates the causes of death, mysterious things start to happen aboard the station that make him question his mission and life as a whole.

Featuring: George Clooney

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Writer: Steven Soderbergh, based on the novel by Stanislaw Lem

Distributor: Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1750 plus locations on November 27

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated by the MPAA

Running Time: Not set as of this writing

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Talk To Her

Logline: The intense friendship between a struggling writer and a male nurse who is caring for the writer’s coma-stricken bullfighter girlfriend. Drama in Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Javier Camara, Rosario Flores, Dario Grandinetti, Leonor Watling, Geraldine Chaplin

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar

Distributor: Sony Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and in Los Angeles on November 22

MPAA Rating: R for nudity, sexual content and some language

Running Time: 116 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

They

Logline: A successful young grad student with a promising career in psychology is forced to face her childhood fears after a troubling encounter with an old friend.

Featuring: Marc Blucas, Dagmara Dominczyk, Ethan Embry, Laura Regan

Director: Robert Harmon

Writer: Brendan William Hood

Distributor: Dimension

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1000 plus locations on November 27

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for terror/violence, sexual content and language

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Treasure Planet

Logline: Take a classic novel, set it in outer space, add a pinch of Martin Short and mix in some songs by the leader of the Goo Goo Dolls. Dinsey hopes this is the recipe to bring their animation division back to the top of the cartoon world.

Featuring the voices of: Roscoe Lee Brown, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Hyde Pierce, Martin Short, Emma Thompson

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker

Writers: Ken Harsha, Barry Johnson, Kaan Kalyon, Mark Kennedy, Sam Levine, Donnie Long, Frank Nissen and Terry Rossio, based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Distributor: Buena Vista

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on November 27

MPAA Rating: PG for adventure action and peril

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding this week

Ararat: Expands into the top ten markets on November 27

Bloody Sunday: 5 additional locations: the Bookshelf in Guelph BC, the Globe in Winnipeg, the Fluer in Des Moines IA, the Academy in Northampton MA and the Burns Court in Sarasota FL

The Crime of Father Amaro: 11 additional locations: the Addison 20 in Addison IL, Landmark’s Dobie in Austin, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinema in Boston, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Gurnee Cinema in Gurnee IL, Landmark’s Hillcrest in San Diego, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco, Landmark’s Harvard Exit in Seattle, the South Barrington 30 in South Barrington IL, the Cantera 30 in Warrenville, IL and the West Newton Cinemas in West Newton MA

Far From Heaven: Expands into select markets

His Secret Life: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinema in Boston, the Main Art Theatre in Detroit and the Village Square Cinemas in Las Vegas

Interview With The Assassin: Expands into select markets

Just A Kiss: 2 additional locations: the Rainbow Galleria in London ON (starting November 24) and the Baxter in Louisville KY

The Man From Elysian Fields: Opens at Landmark’s Canal Place in New Orleans and at Landmark’s Tivoli in St. Louis (starting November 27)

Sex With Strangers: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie in Austin

Standing In The Shadows of Motown: Expands into select markets on November 27

Week of November 29 to December 5, 2002

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Logline: Fact based drama based on three young Aboriginal girls in 1931 who, after being taken from their homes to be trained as domestic help for wealthy Australian families, follow the 1500 mile long fence in the Outback meant to keep the rabbit population in control back to their tribe.

Featuring: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, Kenneth Branagh

Director: Phillip Noyce

Writer: Christine Olsen, based on the novel Follow the rabbit-proof fence by Doris Pilkington

Distributor: Miramax

Opening Week Release Pattern: Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and in Los Angeles on November 29

MPAA Rating: PG for emotional thematic material

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

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