The Early Report for October 23, 2005: Part One

This first section of The Early Report will give detailed coverage of all films scheduled to be released in the upcoming five weeks, including screen counts, running times and ratings. This week’s Early Report covers the 56 known new movies opening in theatres between Wednesday October 26 and Wednesday November 30.


Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Ballet Russes

Logline: Documents the revolutionary early twentieth-century Russian dance troupe

Directors: Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine

Distributor: Zeitgeist Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on October 26

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 118 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

MirrorMask: Opens at the CineStudio Theatre in Hartford

Ushpizin: Opens in Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington DC and West Palm Beach

Friday, October 28, 2005

America Brown

Logline: A young man leaves his small West Texas home in search of himself

Featuring: Karen Black, Hill Harper, Ryan Kwanten, Natasha Lyonne, Michael Rapaport

Director: Paul Black

Writer: Paul Black

Distributor: America Brown LLC

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles on October 28

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Legend of Zorro

Logline: After fighting to help California become the 31st state of the Union, Zorro has great difficulty living up to the promise he made his wife and giving up his secret identity

Featuring: Antonio Banderes, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Director: Martin Campbell

Writers: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman, from a story by Orci & Kurtzman and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio, based on the character created by Johnston McCully

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations release on October 28

MPAA Rating: PG for sequences of violence/peril and action, language and a couple of suggestive moments

Running Time: 126 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Little Man

Logline: A filmmaker documents the strains put upon her family when her surrogate child is born as a micro-preemie

Director: Nicole Conn

Distributor: Jour De Fete Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s Music Hall in Beverly Hills on October 28

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 112 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

New York Doll

Logline: Documents the life of New York Dolls bassist Arthur “Killer” Kane

Director: Greg Whiteley

Distributor: First Independent Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on October 28

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for drug content

Running Time: 77 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Paradise Now

Logline: Follows two Palestinian childhood friends who have been recruited as suicide bombers and selected for a strike on Tel Aviv; the plot focuses on their last day together.

Featuring: Lubna Azabal, Amer Hlehel, Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman

Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Writers: Hany Abu-Assad, Bero Beyer and Pierre Hodgson

Distributor: Warner Independent Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Los Angeles on October 28

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language

Running Time: 91 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Passenger

Logline: A television reporter on location in North Africa has an identity crisis and steals the identity of the dead man in the next hotel room

Featuring: Steven Berkoff, Ian Hendry, Jack Nicholson, Jenny Runacre, Maria Schneider

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Mark Peploe and Peter Wollen, from a story by Peploe

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on October 28

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief language and a sexual reference

Running Time: 119 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Panascope (2.00:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Prime

Logline: A successful woman in her late thirties falls in love with her therapist’s son, who is over ten years her junior

Featuring: Jon Abrahams, Bryan Greenberg, Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, David Younger

Director: Ben Younger

Writer: Ben Younger

Distributor: Universal Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1850 plus locations release on October 28

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, and for language

Running Time: 106 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Saw 2

Logline: After capturing a sadistic killer, a police detective discovers he has just become another player in the killer’s latest life-or-death struggle

Featuring: Tobin Bell, Eric Knudsen, Dina Meyer, Glenn Plummer, Shawnee Smith, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Donnie Wahlberg

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman

Writers: Darren Lynn Bousman and Leigh Whannel, based on characters created by Whannel and James Wan

Distributor: Lions Gate

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2850 plus locations on October 28

MPAA Rating: R for grisly violence and gore, terror, language and drug content

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Three… Extremes

Logline: Three tales of terror from three top Asian filmmakers. In Cantonese, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin with English subtitles

Featuring: Byung-hun Lee, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Bai Ling

Directors: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Chan-Wook Park

Writers: Haruko Fukushima, Lilian Lee, Chan-Wook Park

Distributor: Lions Gate Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: 18 locations in major markets on October 28

MPAA Rating: R for strong disturbing violent content, some involving abortion and torture, and for sexuality and language

Running Time: 125 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Weather Man

Logline: A popular Chicago weatherman finds his life falling apart just as he gets his shot at the big time when a national morning television show calls him for an audition

Featuring: Gil Bellows, Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Michael Rispoli

Director: Gore Verbinski

Writer: Steve Conrad

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations on October 28

MPAA Rating: R for strong language and sexual content

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

The Aristocrats: Opens at the Smith Opera House Theatre in Geneva NY

Before the Fall: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills and the University Town Center 6 in Irvine

Capote: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and Landmark’s Oriental Theatre in Milwaukee

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story: Expands to 2500 plus locations

Everything is Illuminated: Opens in Baton Rogue, Birmingham and Little Rock

Forty Shades of Blue: Opens at Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver

G: Expands into 600+ locations

God’s Sandbox: Opens at the Facets Cinematheque in Chicago

Hellbent: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta and the Galaxy Cinemas in Cary NC

Kamikaze Girls: Opens at Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco and the Loft Cinema in Tucson

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: Expands to 40 plus locations

Little Manhattan: Opens in 1000 plus locations

Loggerheads: Opens at Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle

MirrorMask: Opens at the Shadowood Square Cinemas in Boca Raton, the Mariemont Theatre in Cincinnati, the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Southbeach 18 in Miami, the Crest Theatre in Sacramento and the Hollywood 20 in Sarasota FL

Never Been Thawed: Opens at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland OR

Nine Lives: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Crossroads Cinemas in Boulder CO, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, the Camera 7 in Campbell CA, the Piper’s Alley Cinemas in Chicago, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, Landmark’s Chez Artiste in Denver, Landmark’s Greenway Theatre in Houston, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, Landmark’s Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Ritz 5 Movies in Philadelphia, the Pleasant Hill 16 in Pleasant Hill CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Roslyn Cinemas in Roslyn Hights NY, Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas and the Empire 3 in San Francisco, the Cinearts at Santana Row in San Jose, Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis, the Ritz 16 in Voorhees NJ, the Dupont Cinemas in Washington DC and the West Newton Cinemas in West Newton MA (22 additional locations)

Proud: Opens at the Magic Johnson Theatere in Atlanta, the Magic Johnson Theatere in Cleveland and the Magic Johnson Theatere in Houston

The Roost: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Houston

Shopgirl: Opens in Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and Washington D.C.

The Squid and the Whale: Expands into additonal markets

Steal Me: Opens at The Rafael Film Center in San Rafael CA

Three Dancing Slaves: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and the Fleur Theatre in Des Moines

Wasabi Tuna: Opens at the Park Place Cinemas in Irvine, the Beverly Center 13 in Los Angeles and the Galaxy 4 in San Francisco

The Weeping Meadow: Opens at the Balboa Theatre in San Francisco

Where the Truth Lies: Opens at Shirlington 7 in Arlington VA, the Charles Theatre in Baltimore, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, the Shadowoods 18 in Boca Raton, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Delray 18 in Delray Beach FL, the Cine Arts Theatre in Evanston IL, the Gateway Cinemas in Fort Lauderdale, the Angelika Film Center and Landmark’s Greenway Cinemas in Houston, the Art Theatre in Long Beach CA, the South Beach 18 in Miami, the Ritz 5 Cinemas in Philadelphia, the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Rialto Lakeside Cinemas in Santa Rosa, Landmark’s Varsity Theatre and the Uptown Cinemas in Seattle, Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinemas in St. Louis, the Ritz 16 in Voorhees NJ, Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA and the Dupont Circle Cinemas in Washington DC (24 additional locations)

Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Expanding today

Ushpizin: Opens in Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Diego, Sarasota, Seattle, St. Louis and Tampa

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Garam Masala

Logline: A pair of fashion photographers find themselves in an unusual circumstance with a trio of comely stewardesses

Featuring: John Abraham, Daisy, Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Riimi Sen,

Director: Priyadarshan

Writers: Priyadarshan and Neeraj Vora

Distributor: Venus Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 3

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 150 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Shaadi No 1

Logline: Three women do whatever they can to keep their husbands from straying. In Hindi with English subtitles

Featuring: Sanjay Dutt, Sharman Joshi, Fardeen Khan, Zayed Khan, Ayesha Takia

Director: David Dhawan

Writers: David Dhawan

Distributor: Eros Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 3

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 150 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Friday, November 4, 2005

Chicken Little

Logline: A young chicken is determined to restore his good name after he causes a widespread panic when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky

Featuring the voices of: Zach Braff, Joan Cusack, Don Knotts, Garry Marshall, Catherine O’Hara, Wallace Shawn, Harry Shearer, Patrick Stewart, Patrick Warburton, Adam West, Fred Willard, Steve Zahn

Director: Mark Dindal

Writers: Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman

Distributor: Buena Vista

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations release on November 4

MPAA Rating: G

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Christmas In The Clouds

Logline: A case of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation

Featuring: MariAna Tosca, Sheila Tousey, Timothy Vahle, Sam Vlahos, M. Emmet Walsh

Director: Kate Montgomery

Writer: Kate Montgomery

Distributor: Slowhand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Los Angeles exclusive on November 4

MPAA Rating: PG for mild sexual content and some language

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Comedians of Comedy

Logline: Documents the tour of four comedians performing at indie rock venues across America in an effort to bring alternative comedy to audiences nationwide

Featuring: Maria Bamford, Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn

Director: Michael Blieden

Distributor: Vitagraph Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on November 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 103 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

The Dying Gaul

Logline: A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband

Featuring: Robin Bartlett, Patricia Clarkson, Linda Emond, Peter Sarsgaard, Campbell Scott

Director: Craig Lucas

Writer: Craig Lucas

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Chelsea 9 and Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, Landmark’s Bridge Theater in San Francisco, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica, Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and Landmark’s Westside Pavilion Cinemas in West Los Angeles on November 4

MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content and language

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, SDDS

Gay Sex in the 70s

Logline: Documents the unbridled sexual passion and exploration that marked the twelve-year period from the Stonewall in 1969, which launched the modern gay-rights movement, until the first reported cases of AIDS in 1981

Director: Joseph Lovett

Distributor: Lovett Productions/Frameline

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Quad Cinemas in New York City and in San Francisco on November 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 72 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

I Love Your Work

Logline: A movie star, unable to adjust to the ups and downs of fame, starts to lose his grip on reality as he longs for his simpler pre-stardom days

Featuring: Marisa Coughlin, Judy Greer, Jason Lee, Franka Potente, Giovanni Ribisi, Christina Ricci

Director: Adam Goldberg

Writers: Adam Goldberg and Adrian Butchart

Distributor: THINKFilm

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Regent Showcase Cinemas in Holywood and Laemmle’s Fairfax Cinemas in Los Angeles on November 4

MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality, some drug content and violent images

Running Time: 107 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Jarhead

Logline: A third generation Marine is sent to the front lines of Desert Storm

Featuring: Chris Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard

Director: Sam Mendes

Writer: William Broyles Jr., from the book by Anthony Swofford

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2750 plus locations release on November 4

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

National Lampoon’s Adam & Eve

Logline: A college senior and aspiring singer/songwriter gets involved with a beautiful, bright, talented, virginal college girl

Featuring: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cameron Douglas, George Dzundza, Jake Hoffman, Chad Lindberg

Director: Jeff Kanew

Writer: Justin Kanew

Distributor: Lightning Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 4

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong crude and sexual content, and for language

Running Time: 91 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

One Perfect Day

Logline: A gifted violinist undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and tragedy in Melbourne’s dance music scene

Featuring: Abbie Cornish, Nathan Phillips, Dan Spielman, Leeanna Walsman, Leigh Whannell

Director: Paul Currie

Writer: Chip Richards

Distributor: Romar Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

7 Days

Logline: A small-time rock concert promoter in Monterrey, Mexico, tries to fill the shoes of his late brother by realizing his dream to bring U2, the biggest band in the world, to Monterrey, trying to raise the money for the concert by cheating the Mexican Mafia out of half a million dollars. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Eduardo Arroyuelo, Julio Bracho, Jaime Camil, Lumi Cavazos, Martha Higareda, Sofia Vergara

Director: Fernando Kalife

Writers: Fernando Kalife

Distributor: VideoCine

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 4

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, sexual references, brief drug use and some violent content

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

States of Grace

Logline: The lives of a street preacher, an aspiring actress, a Mormon missionary, and a young gang banger intersect in Southern California

Featuring: Rachel Emmers, Lucas Fleischer, Jo-sei Ikeda, Ignacio Serricchio, Lamont Stephens

Director: Richard Dutcher

Writer: Richard Dutcher

Distributor: Main Street Movie Company

Opening Week Release Pattern: Utah regional release on November 4

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and mature thematic material

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Logline: Documents the effects of the mega-retailer on small-town communitites

Director: Robert Greenwald

Distributor: Brave New Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 4

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

The Aristocrats: Opens at the Colonial Theatre in Belfast ME

Cote d’Azur: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theater in Austin, Landmark’s Oriental Cinemas in Milwaukee and the Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia

Dorian Blues: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Elevator to the Gallows: Opens at Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle

Forty Shades of Blue: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Garcon Stupide: Opens at Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego

Good Night, and Good Luck: Expands to 500 plus locations

Hellbent: Opens at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento

Innocent Voices: Opens in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix and Portland

Kamikaze Girls: Opens at the Clinton Street Theatre in Portland OR

Keane: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin, the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Little Man: Opens at the Cinema Village Theatre in New York City

MirrorMask: Opens at the Castleton Square Cinemas in Indianapolis

Never Been Thawed: Opens at Landmark’s Act 1 & 2 Theatre in Berkeley and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

New York Doll: Opens at the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City and the Centerpoint Cinemas in Tempe AZ

Nine Lives: Opens at Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit and Landmark’s Renaissance Place Cinemas in Highland Park IL

Paradise Now: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and other select markets

Shopgirl: Expands to 500 plus locations

Side Effects: Opens at Berkeley 7 in Berkeley and the Galaxy 4 in San Francisco

Three Dancing Slaves: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

Tony Takatani: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Houston, Landmark`s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis and the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City

Touch the Sound: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas and the Angelika Film Center in Houston

A Wake in Providence: Opens at the Atlantic Highlands 5 in Atlantic City

The War Within: Opens at the Cedar Lee Theatres in Cleveland and the Modern Art Museum Theatre in Fort Worth

Where the Truth Lies: Opens at Bonita Springs 12 in Bonita Springs FL, the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Bell Tower 20 in Fort Myers FL, the Cinema City Theatres in Hartford, the Jupiter 18 in Jupiter FL, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, the Suncoast 16 in Las Vegas, Landmark’s Oriental Cinemas in Milwaukee, Landmark’s Edina Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Osio Cinemas in Monterey, the Hollywood 20 in Naples FL, the Criterion Cinemas in New Haven and the Little Theatre in Rochester NY (13 additional locations)

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Logline: An inner city drug dealer turns away from crime to pursue a career in rap music

Featuring: Joy Bryant, Viola Davis, Bill Duke, Terrence Dashon Howard, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

Director: Jim Sheridan

Writer: Terrence Winter

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations release on November 9

MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug content, sexuality and nudity

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Pulse

Logline: A group of young friends is rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own, and his subsequent, ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. In Japanese with English subtitles

Featuring: Kumiko Aso, Haruhiko Kato, Koyuki, Koji Yakusho

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the IFC Film Center in New York City on November 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 118 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Swenkas

Logline: Documents the local Johannesburg, South Africa phenomenon of “swenking,” where ordinary blue collar Zulu men ditch their work overalls with colorful designer suits to compete in fashion shows of their own making, suavely dancing a slow fox trot before the judges. In English and in Zulu with English subtitles

Director: Jeppe Ronde

Distributor: Seventh Art Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on November 9

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 72 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Shooting Magpies

Logline: A British wife and mother, tired of the smack dealers and layabouts in her community, gives one last effort at getting her rapidly deteriorating husband off heroin

Featuring: Darren Bell, Jade Bell, Emma Dowson, Barry Gough, Shannon Harker, Callum Gough Jackson

Director: The Amber Collective

Writers: The Amber Collective

Distributor: The Amber Collective

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Anthology Film Archives in New York City on November 10

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 80 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, November 11, 2005

Bee Season

Logline: An unexpected win at a spelling bee propels a young girl into a mysterious world of words and Jewish mysticism that have so long captivated her father’s imagination

Featuring: Juliette Binoche, Kate Bosworth, Flora Cross, Richard Gere, Max Minghella

Directors: Scott McGehee and David Siegel

Writer: Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal based on the novel by Myla Goldberg

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Opening Week Release Pattern: Limited release on November 11

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, a scene of sensuality and brief strong language

Running Time: 104 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Cape of Good Hope

Logline: Three women from different backgrounds become improbably friends in modern-day South Africa

Featuring: Quanita Adams, Debbie Brown, Eriq Ebouaney, Nthati Moshesh, Morne Visser

Director: Mark Bamford

Writers: Mark Bamford and Suzanne Kay Bamford

Distributor: Artistic License

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on November 11

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature situations including some violence, sexual content and brief strong language

Running Time: 107 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Derailed

Logline: An advertising executive’s life takes a harrowing turn when he misses his usual morning train to the office

Featuring: Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, Clive Owen, RZA

Director: Mikael Hafstrom

Writer: Stuart Beattie, based on the novel by James Siegel

Distributor: The Weinstein Company

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2000 plus locations release on November 11

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

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Duane Hopwood

Logline: A down-on-his-luck Atlantic City casino dealer struggles to get his life and family back together before it’s too late

Featuring: Dick Cavett, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Susan Lynch, David Schwimmer

Director: Matt Mulhern

Writer: Matt Mulhern

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 11

MPAA Rating: R for language

Running Time: 83 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Ellie Parker

Logline: The trials and tribulations of a young actress struggling to survive in Hollywood

Featuring: Chevy Chase, Scott Coffey, Mark Pelligrino, Keanu Reeves, Rebecca Rigg, Naomi Watts

Director: Scott Coffey

Writer: Scott Coffey

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Angelika Film Center in New York City, Laemmle`s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Landmark’s Lumiere 3 in San Francisco, Landmark’s Varsity Theater in Seattle and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Go For Zucker!

Logline: A Jewish Journalist in Berlin feels that he is a loser of the political changes in Germany after 1989. In German with English subtitles

Featuring: Hannelore Elsner, Steffen Groth, Henry Hubchen, Udo Samel, Golda Tencer

Director: Dani Levy

Writers: Holger Franke and Dani Levy

Distributor: First Run Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Stereo

Good Morning, Night

Logline: A young woman moves into a new apartment with her boyfriend, who is unaware the love of his life is really a member of an extreme errorist group meticulously planning the kidnapping of a prominent politician. In Italian with English subtitles

Featuring: Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Giovanni Calcagno, Roberto Herlitzka, Luigi Lo Cascio, Maya Sansa

Director: Marco Bellochio

Writers: Marco Bellochio and Daniela Ceselli, based on the book “Buongiorno, Notte” by Anna Laura Braghetti and Paola Tavella

Distributor: Wellspring Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 105 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Pride and Prejudice

Logline: A young woman in 18th Century England finds love with a handsome but snobbish man

Featuring: Brenda Blethyn, Judi Dench, Keira Knightley, Matthew MacFadyen, Jena Malone, Donald Sutherland

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Deborah Moggach, based on the novel by Jane Austen

Distributor: Focus Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on November 11

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild thematic elements

Running Time: 127 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic

Logline: Despite the current political climate, Sarah Silverman takes on such pitch-black topics as September 11th, unwanted body hair and the Holocaust

Director: Liam Lynch

Writer: Sarah Silverman

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 72 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Take My Eyes

Logline: A young mother runs away from home with her young child. In Spanish with English subtitles

Featuring: Kiti Manver, Laia Marull, Candela Pena, Rosa Maria Sarda, Luis Tosar

Director: Iciar Bollain

Writers: Iciar Bollain and Alicia Luna

Distributor: New Yorker Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 109 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Waging a Living

Logline: Documents the battle of four low-wage workers to lift their families out of poverty

Directors: Roger Weisberg, Pamela Harris, Frances Reid and Edward Rosenstein

Distributor: Public Policy Productions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles on November 11

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 85 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Zathura

Logline: Two squabbling brothers are thrust into deep space while playing a mysterious game they discovered in the basement of their house

Featuring: Jonah Bobo, Josh Hutcherson, Tim Robbins, Dax Shepard

Director: Jon Favreau

Writers: John Kamps and David Koepp, based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations release on November 11

MPAA Rating: PG for fantasy action and peril, and some language

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

The Baxter: Opens at the Flicks Theatre in Boise

The Dying Gaul: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle and Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA

Elevator to the Gallows: Opens at the Cinema 21 in Portland OR

Forty Shades of Blue: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge MA and the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

Forty Shades of Blue: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

Garcon Stupide: Opens at Landmark’s Varisty Theatre in Seattle

God’s Sandbox: Opens at the Bill Cosford Cinemas in Coral Gables

The Goebbles Experiment: Opens at the Coolidge Corner Cinemas in Boston and the Clinton Street Theatre in Portland OR

Kamikaze Girls: Opens at the Tinseltown Cinemas in Vancouver

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: Expands to 1000 plus locations

Loggerheads: Opens at Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit

Never Been Thawed: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas

New York Doll: Opens at the Fashion Center 20 in Chandler AZ, the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Superstition Springs 24 in Mesa AZ, the Tinseltown 14 in Ogden UT, the Arrowhead Cinemas in Peoria AZ, the Provo 16 and the Wynnsong Cinemas in Provo UT, the West Jordan Megaplex in Sandy UT and the West Jordan 24 in West Jordan UT

Nine Lives: Opens at the Shadowood 16 in Boca Raton FL, the Delray Beach 18 in Delray Beach FL, the Gainesville Cinema 14 in Gainesville FL, the South Beach 18 in Miami Beach, the Clairidge Cinemas in Montclair NJ, the Little Theatre in Rochester NY, the Carefree Theatre in West Palm Beach FL and the Cinema 100 Twin in White Plains NY

The Overture: Opens at the Cinema Villge Theatre in New York City

Paradise Now: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Plano TX and other select markets

Proud: Opens at the Magic Johnson Theatre in Harlem, and the Empire 25 and the 34th Street Cinemas in New York City

Tony Takatani: Opens at the Cinema 21 in Portland OR

A Wake in Providence: Opens at the Beverly Center 13 in Los Angeles

Where the Truth Lies: Opens at the Downtown 14 in Albuquerque, the Varsity Cinemas in Ashland OR, the Arbor 7 in Austin, the Amherst 3 in Buffalo, the Esquire Cinemas in Cincinnati, the Butler 14 in Gainesville, the Downtown West 8 in Knoxville, the Green Hill Cinemas in Nashville, the Winter Park 18 in Orlando, the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City, the Fiesta 16 in San Antonio, the El Con 20 in Tucson

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Breakfast On Pluto

Logline: A foster child leaves behind his small-town life in Ireland for London, where he’s reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer in the 1960s and 70s

Featuring: Gavin Friday, Brendan Gleeson, Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea

Director: Neil Jordan

Writer: Neil Jordan, based on the novel by Pat McCabe

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City and Los Angeles November 18

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

Running Time: 135 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Syrian Bride

Logline: An Israeli woman, engaged to a Syrian television star she has never met, must choose between two potential lives filled with hardship. In English and in Arabic, French, Hebrew and Russian with English subtitles

Featuring: Hiyam Abbass, Ashraf Barhoum, Clara Khoury, Makram J. Khoury, Eyad Sheety

Director: Eran Riklis

Writers: Suha Arraf and Eran Riklis

Distributor: Koch/Lorber Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Fourm in New York City on November 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 97 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, November 18, 2005

Blackmail Boy

Logline: In the small, closed community of a provincial town, a mother tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. In Greek with English subtitles

Featuring: Nena Menti, Yannis Tsimitselis

Directors: Michalis Reppas and Thanassis Papathanasiou

Writers: Michalis Reppas and Thanassis Papathanasiou

Distributor: Picture This! Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City on November 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Logline: Harry must contend with being mysteriously selected to compete in the prestigious Triwizard Tournament, a thrilling international competition that pits him against older and more experienced students from Hogwarts and two rival European wizarding schools.

Featuring: Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Rupert Grint, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Emma Watson

Director: Mike Newell

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

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4250 plus locations release on November 18

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images

Running Time: 157 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Private

Logline: A Palestinian family finds themselves trapped inside a house commandeered by Israeli soldiers. In English and in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles

Featuring: Hend Ayoub, Mohammed Bakri, Lior Miller, Arin Omary, Tomer Russo

Director: Saverio Costanzo

Writers: Camilla Costanzo, Saverio Costanzo, Alessio Cremonini and Sayed Oashua

Distributor: Typecast Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City on November 18

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Walk the Line

Logline: The life and times of country music legend Johnny Cash

Featuring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Shelby Lynne, Robert Patrick, Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon

Director: James Mangold

Writers: Gill Dennis and James Mangold, based on the books “Man in Black” and “Cash: The Autobiography” by Johnny Cash

Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on November 18

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language, thematic material & depiction of drug dependency

Running Time: 133 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.40:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Expanding today

Before the Fall: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills and the University Town Center 6 in Irvine

Cape of Good Hope: Opens at the Clairidge Cinemas in Montclair NJ

Dorian Blues: Opens at the Santa Rosa Cinemas in Santa Rosa CA

The Dying Gaul: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Detroit, Landmark’s Lagoon Cinemas in Minneapolis, the Cinema 21 in Portland OR and Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco

Formula 17: Opens at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco

Garcon Stupide: Opens at Dole Cannery 18 in Honolulu

Hellbent: Opens at the Old Hyde Park Cinemas in Tampa

Keane: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Theatre in Atlanta

Loggerheads: Opens at the Manor Theatre in Charlotte, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, the Angelika Film Center in Houston and the Market Street Cinema in Little Rock

MirrorMask: Opens at the Flicks Cinemas in Boise

Naked in Ashes: Opens at the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Never Been Thawed: Opens at Landmark’s Lagoon Theater in Minneapolis

New York Doll: Opens at the Boise 21 in Boise ID and the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle

Nine Lives: Opens at Landmark’s Downer Theatre in Milwaukee

The President’s Last Bang: Opens at Laemmle’s Fairfax 3 in Los Angeles

Protocols of Zion: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Houston

Pulse: Opens at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Tony Takatani: Opens at the Avon Theatre in Providence RI

Touch the Sound: Opens at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville and the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs OH

Where the Truth Lies: Opens at the Holiday 6 in Fort Wayne IN, the Market Street Cinemas in Little Rock, the Miracle 5 in Tallahassee

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Ice Harvest

Logline: A dim-bulb lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money, but his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash

Featuring: John Cusack, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Platt, Randy Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton

Director: Marold Ramis

Writers: Richard Russo and Robert Benton, from the novel by Scott Phillips

Distributor: Focus Features

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2250 plus locations release on November 23

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

Running Time: 88 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

In The Mix

Logline: A New York City DJ is rewarded for saving a mob boss’s life with the responsibilty of watching over the don’s beautiful daughter

Featuring: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chazz Palminteri, Usher Raymond

Director: Ron Underwood

Writers: Cara Dellaverson & Brain Rubenstein and Jacqueline Zambrano, based on a story by Chanel Capra

Distributor: Lions Gate Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: 1500 plus locations release on November 23

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

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Just Friends

Logline: A high powered music executive finds himself reconnecting with his high school crush after being

Featuring: Anna Faris, Chris Klein, Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart

Director: Roger Kumble

Writer: Adam davis

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations release on November 23

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including some dialogue

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Libertine

Logline: A 17th century poet drinks and debauches his way to an early grave

Featuring: Jack Davenport, Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Samantha Morton

Director: Laurence Dunmore

Writer: Stephen Jeffreys, based on his play

Distributor: Miramax Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles on November 23

MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Running Time: 130 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Rent

Logline: A year in the lives of a group of bohemians living in New York’s Alphabet City

Featuring: Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp

Director: Chris Columbus

Writers: Steve Chbosky and Chris Columbus, based on the musical by Jonathan Larson

Distributor: Columbia

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations release on November 23

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language

Running Time: 128 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Streets of Legend

Logline: A romance blooms between two young adults caught up in the illegal street car racing scene of Southern California

Featuring: Fabiola Barrios, Robert Beaumont, Brihanna Hernandez, Victor Larios, Greg Leone

Director: Joey Curtis

Writers: Joey Curtis and Albert Hernandez

Distributor: Lions Gate Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on November 23

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

Running Time: 96 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Syriana

Logline: At the end of the Cold War, a CIA agent has his concerns about The Company’s plans for the Middle East

Featuring: George Clooney, Chris Cooper, Matt Damon, William Hurt, Max Minghella, Tim Blake Nelson, Amanda Peet, Geoffrey Wright

Director: Stephen Gaghan

Writer: Stephen Gaghan, based on the book “See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism” by Robert Baer

Distributor: Warner Brothers

Opening Week Release Pattern:

MPAA Rating: R for violence and language

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

39 Pounds of Love

Logline: Documents the life of Ami Ankilewitz, an Israeli animator who has survived with an extremely rare and often fatal form of muscular dystrophy (outliving one doctor’s prediction of life expectancy by 28 years). In English and in Hebrew with English subtitles

Director: Dani Menkin

Distributor: Balcony Releasing/HBO Cinemax Documentary Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City on November 23

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 74 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Stereo

Yours, Mine and Ours

Logline: Two single parents meet and find love, much to the consternation of their combined eighteen children

Featuring: Linda Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, Rip Torn

Director: Raja Gosnell

Writers: Bob Hilgenberg & Rob Muir and Ron Burch & David Kidd, based on the book “Who Gets the Drumsticksr” by Helen Eileen Beardsley and the screenplay for the 1968 film by Mort Lachman and Melville Shavelson, story by Bob Carroll Jr. and Madelyn Davis

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations release on November 23

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild crude humor

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

Cape of Good Hope: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco

The Dying Gaul: Opens at Landmark’s Dobie Theatre in Austin and the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

Ellie Parker: Opens at the Camera 12 in San Jose

Forty Shades of Blue: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Houston and Landmark’s Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis

Kamikaze Girls: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

New York Doll: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas

Nine Lives: Opens at the Tampa Theatre in Tampa

Friday, November 25, 2005

Expanding today

Dorian Blues: Opens at Landmark’s Act I & II in Berkeley, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

Keane: Opens at the Guild Cinemas in Albuquerque and Landmark’s Greenway Theatre in Houston

Loggerheads: Opens at the Gateway 4 in Fort Lauderdale and Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego

New York Doll: Opens at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago

Nine Lives: Opens at the Broadway Centre Cinemas in Salt Lake City

The Overture: Opens at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

The Boys of Baraka

Logline: Documents the experiences of twenty “at risk” 12-year-old boys from the streets of inner-city Baltimore, who left home to attend the 7th and 8th grade at Baraka, an experimental boarding school located in Kenya

Directors: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

Distributor: Loki Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on November 30

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 84 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.33:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

For MPAA Ratings, Release Dates Changes and Estimated Screen Counts for films scheduled for release between December 2005 and November 2007, please visit the second section of The Early Report

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